PODCAST: Meet Enid Otun, the pilot-turned-podcaster with a fascinating story

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If Women Were Meant To Fly, The Sky Would Be Pink explores Enid’s life as one of the first women pilots in Africa  BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS If you’re looking for a podcast to celebrate some inspiring queer individuals this Black History Month, we have the perfect recommendation for you. If Women Were Meant To Fly, [….]

BOOKS: Five queer Black authors to read this Black History Month

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Some of our favourite Black writers who are transforming queer literature BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS, IMAGE VIA INSTAGRAM We’re sure you’ve been ploughing through your lockdown reading list as the days are getting rainier and the nights are getting longer. There’s no better time than now to pick up a book by a Black queer author [….]

MUSIC: We’ve got your Black History Month playlist covered

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DIVA’s Black History Month playlist is packed with our favourite Black lez/bi and non-binary folk  BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS If you’re looking for a way to celebrate Black History Month we’ve got just the thing for you. Whether you’re working from home, need some bops to bake along to in the kitchen or something sweet and [….]

NEWS: Lady Phyll, Munroe Bergdorf and Bernardine Evaristo named in 100 Great Black Britons list

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Key Black LGBTQI individuals celebrated in the 100 Great Black Britons as Black History Month begins BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS In order to mark the first day of Black History Month 2020, the 100 Great Black Britons list has been announced today, featuring some huge LGBTQI names.  The list is the brainchild of Windrush campaigner Patrick [….]

Black queer women and non-binary people we’re celebrating this Black History Month

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Here’s 25 of our favourite Black LGBTQI icons changing the game in 2020 ✊🏽✊🏾✊🏿 BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS Happy Black History Month! Every October it’s an important time to not only look back at Black History, but also to look forward and celebrate the here and now. To shine a light on the individuals who have made [….]

The Black History Month Issue: Spotlight on Illinois

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What does the #amazingforall state have on offer for those looking to explore Illinois’ QTIPOC community and Black History? IMAGE BRONZEVILLE/BOXVILLE MARKET Illinois has a reputation for being one of the most LGBTQI-friendly states in the US and, recently, it’s been making queer, Black history as well. Here, we took a closer look at what [….]

Maisie Richardson-Sellers: “Intersectional feminism is the only feminism”

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The Legends Of Tomorrow star is changing the game for onscreen representation PHOTOGRAPHY BY PIP, MAKE UP BY DAISY HOLUBOWICZ USING ALGENIST & TOO FACED COSMETICS, HAIR BY SHUKEEL MURTAQZA AT FRANK AGENCY USING KEVIN MURPHY In honour of Black History Month, we’re dedicating our October issue to celebrating incredible queer women of colour and [….]