The Magic Of inclusive Queer Nightlife 

It’s Friday night. I’m invited to a rave by an edgy gay woman who’s obsessed with houseplants and astrology, this seems perfect, except… the function is predominantly white… I should make more of an effort to be immersed in Queer nightlife, I think. But as expected, it doesn’t end up being the communal or spiritual […]

Is Afro Hair Really That Funny?

Back in the nineties, noughties, and even the 2010s, I talked about my hair like it was a burden.  “It’s frizzy; coarse; hard to control; takes ages to straighten.”  I was achingly jealous of friends with straight (or straightenable) hair who didn’t spend half a day washing theirs. This pain was exacerbated further by language […]