Events etc from Tuesday 27th October 2015


Please share it as widely as you are able, thank you.


Submissions Requested for Gay Times Case Study (as part of Black History Month)

Dear reader whether or not the information in this email pertains to you, could you possibly forward it to someone you think may find it of interest, thank you?

Also, if you send in a submission please fill in case studies form attached to the bottom of this email. And remember to open the clipped part of 

the email to view this form or additional materials.

Please send submissions to

Details of submissions:-

450-650 words around what being BAME (Black, Asian & Minority Ethnic) and 

LGBT means to you. And a head shot, your name, age and current role/job.


Content-wise it’s whatever you want it to be, but some starting points could be:


  • BAME LGBT role models
  • Dual discrimination
  • Prejudice from within the LGBT community?



Matt Horwood

Communications Officer


Taking place on 5 November, the Stonewall Awards, kindly supported by Visa Europe, honour the contributions made

by individuals and organisations to the lives of LGBT people over the past decade. For information and tickets visit


Direct: 020 7593 1856
Switchboard: 020 7593 1850
Info Line: 08000 50 20 20

stonewalluk @stonewalluk

Hakeem Kazeem, Filmmaker Wants Interviewees for Podcast

Interviewees wanted for a podcast to archive coming out/coming in/growing up LGBT

experiences. Working title: Collapsing The Closet.

As It’s interview based, he’d just like to gauge people’s interest in being interviewed.

He thanks you for your interest.


Call out to save Art Nouveau, Brixton

Art Nouveau Brixton is run by Beti.  She is a natural born community activist and wants to provide

opportunities for people to be creative in the arts, use the space as a pop-up shop and has hosted

many film and world super nights.


 Africa Rise Website


Man On website


Listen to the very useful podcasts from this site based in Nigeria and aimed at the LGBTQ community.For example podcast 1, entitled: Discovered,

Abandoned, Depressed! – Max, is really helpful in that it views depression as a result of our point of view in a given situation and recommends that

we somehow change a negative one to a positive. Go on, have a listen!


LGBT Spectrum (previuosly known as LGBT People of Colour)

Have events on various times. Please join group to find out more about them.


Tongues:  facilitating an interactive session entitled: ‘The Circumcision of Religion’

Wednesday 28th October 2015


Shaka Services, 38-40 Kennington Park Rd, Kennington SE11 4RS

(Next door to Tesco Express, 2 mins walk from the tube.)


Open to all gay & bi men of all races.   020 8741 1879; 07473 913 557



Black Lesbian and Bisexual Women Friendship Group – 35+

Queer Black Spaces- An evening exploring diverse Black British LGBTQ histories

Thursday, 29th October 2015




(The following films at the Bernie Grant Arts Centre are those that may be of interest to the wider community.)


Thursday 29th October 2015,  7:30pm

Bernie Grants Arts Centre, Town Hall Approach Rd, Tottenham Green, Tottenham N15 4RX

£7.00 (+ £1.32 booking fee)


Fast Girls

Friday 30th October 2015,  7:30pm

Bernie Grants Arts Centre, Town Hall Approach Rd, Tottenham Green, Tottenham N15 4RX

£7.00 (+ £1.32 booking fee)


Fresh Dressed

Saturday 31st October 2015,

4pm & 7:30pm

Bernie Grants Arts Centre, Town Hall Approach Rd, Tottenham Green, Tottenham N15 4RX

£7.00 (+ £1.32 booking fee)



Friday 6th November 2015,   7:30pm

Bernie Grants Arts Centre, Town Hall Approach Rd, Tottenham Green, Tottenham N15 4RX

£7.00 (+ £1.32 booking fee)



Saturday 7th November 2015, 4pm

Bernie Grants Arts Centre, Town Hall Approach Rd, Tottenham Green, Tottenham N15 4RX

£7.00 (+ £1.32 booking fee)



LOCS: Lesbians of Colour Socials 

Please contact organiser for further details.

These and other events:-

Event Host

Monday, 26th October 2015


Mademoiselle Privé

Wednesday, 28th October 2015



Friday, 30th October 2015


Lgbt dance, Coming in from the cold part 2

Saturday, 7th November 2015


Performing Artists & Music Social @ Upstairs at the Ritzy, Brixton SW2 1JG


Sunday, 11th December 2015 





Lesbian Caribbean Escape Cruise

Saturday, 30th January 2016



Queer Black Spaces 3 

Friday 29th October 2015 


The UCL Equiano Centre, Department of Geography, UCL 26 Bedford Way

London WC1H OAP



London Les/Bi Femme’s of Colour

QBS3: Queer Black Spaces 3

Thursday 29th October 2015

6:30pm (Please RSVP)

Lecture Theatre, Ground Floor – Department of Geography, UCL,

26 Bedford Way. London WC1H 0AP

Poetry LGBT Open Mic

Sunday 1st November 2015

6pm (Please RSVP)

Tipsy Bar, 20 Stoke Newington Road, Dalston , London N16 7XN


Poetry LGBT Open Mic Night

Sunday 1st November 2015


Tipsy, 20 Stoke Newington Road, Stoke Newington N16 7XN



Stories of Our Lives (Film Africa 2015)

Monday 2nd November 2015


Ritzy Cinema, Brixton Oval, Coldharbour Ln, London SW2 1JG

Adults £7.50, Students £6.50



Tues 3rd November 2015


The Bush Theatre, 7 Uxbridge Rd, Shepherds Bush W12 8LJ

£12.50, £10 Concessions


Performing Artists & Music Social

Friday 11th December 2015


Upstairs at the Ritzy, Brixton Oval, Coldharbour Ln, London SW2 1JG


CoulourfulPink Winter Party

Saturday 19th December 2015

It’s back!

Once again we have lots of fun and games in store.

Along with a tasty 3-course meal, great entertainment and a fabulous new venue.

Not forgetting a stellar DJ line up playing all the tunes you know and love.


More information to follow…

Dr Nathaniel Coleman (UCL) talks of Implicit Bias

@natcphd on Implicit Bias, #blackprofessor, & #whitecurriculum


Magda’s Lesbian Lover


Brother Outsider: The Life of Bayard Rustin #brotheroutsider

The entire film free to wathch Online: 19th January  2015 – 19th February  2016

Watch now »


Sweet Taboo: The Film

 Adapted by Mojisola Adebayo, Directed by Campbell X, Produced by Gail Babb 2015

funny, irreverent and relevant.


Heart Of The Matter – Episode 1 – Homosexuality and the church on Vimeo

With Reverend Rowland Jide Macauley and Dr Rahul Rao


Tiwani Contemporary News and Events

16 Little Portland Street, London W1W  8BP

020 7631 3808


The GMI Partnership and African Advocacy Foundation (AAF) were recently funded by Public Health England and MAC AIDS Fund to conduct a pilot 1-to-1 counselling service aimed at BME MSM.

2015 date to be confirmed.

The service will start in the New Year, and will be open to HIV positive and negative MSM who are of black or minority ethnicity, any age and any borough of residence.  The counselling service will offer 8 x 1 hour sessions, will be person centred in approach and will be available from the Positive East office in Stepney Green, METRO’s Greenwich and Vauxhall offices (times and days to be confirmed) and our own office in Ladbroke Grove.

020 7791 9318

Price: FREE


AHRC-funded Collaborative Doctoral Partnership

The Department of English at King’s College London, in collaboration with Tate, is pleased to offer one AHRC-funded Collaborative Doctoral Partnership award, starting

in September 2015 for a period of up to three years.

The award will enable the student to pursue doctoral research in visual/literary studies while gaining first-hand experience of work within a museum setting.

The successful applicant will be enrolled at, and receive their degree from King’s College London. Supervisors are: Professor Mark W. Turner (Department of English,

King’s College London) and Dr Clare Barlow (Tate Britain).

The ‘Beyond Bloomsbury: Queer/Race/Art’ doctoral project will focus on  the intersections between ethnicity and queer sexualities in British art, c. 1900-1940. 

The student will be working in tandem with Tate’s ‘Coming Out’ exhibition, planned for 2017.

For more details on the award and application process, see:


The Race Survey

Calling ALL Black, White, Asian, South Asian, Arab, Latin or mixed race gay men.

The next issue of FS Magazine wants to look at the subject of race on Britain’s gay scene.


Other groups that may be of interest, who have no meetings planned for this fortnight, but may be useful for future reference.

gNg – Queer Black Women in London

Creatives Links

Visual artist Stephen Anthony Brown


Appeals & Information

Respondents needed. Please fill out the survey on the link below, thank you.

AFRUCA Survey on Proposed Support programme for Black children and families in the LGBT Community Across London


The NHS urgently needs to make PrEP available. Please sign petition, thank you.


Black (Children in Care): Health, Hair & Skin   (Book)

(standard) Price: £9.99    ISBN 978-0-9576471-0-7

Available from Amazon

Also available from New Beacon Bookshop (among other outlets. Please see links below and/or contact suppliers for details)


Business Analysis For Leaders by Shahied Joseph (Gwaza)

This book intends to help readers understand and address the challenges that leaders face within business analysis

Shahied Joseph introduces The SPIRE Business Analysis Leadership FrameworkTM, which is a poweful way to lead

and manage a business analysis team.

Price: £10


1st tv interview in SA on Business Analysis for Leaders


Bisi Alimi Speaks at the Daily Beast Quorum

“Bisi Alimi is known for his articulate story telling. He tells the story his life as a means to call for social

change and justice, in this The Daily Beast Quorum, event last December to mark Human Rights Day,

he talks about his near death experience and how he is turning that around for good”- My name is Bisi Alimi

and I am not a victim.


UKBlackOut Need Volunteers for New Website for the Black LGBT Community

Launching  towards the end of the year.



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