6 African LGBT Success Stories You Should Know

A few courageous gay men and women have defied the status quo in Africa and made a significant name for themselves in the broader LGBT community.

‘Being 17’ Skillfully Blurs the Line Between Rage and Desire

In Andre Techine's vibrant "Being 17," two French teens experience unfamiliar feelings with confusion, fear and a force approaching violence.

Watch ‘Girlhood’ – One of the Best Coming of Age Movies...

Oppressed by her family life, dead-end prospects at school, and the boys' law in her neighbourhood, Marieme joins a feisty girl gang in the hope that this will lead to freedom.

Heimlich Manoeuvre: My Gay Joke Flops in Jamaica

My gay Heimlich Manoeuvre joke flopped in Jamaica. All these Jamaicans just glared at me las if I’d farted in church. It was like a fog had come over their faces and nobody said a word.

21 Tips to Improve Your Mental Health

We outline 21 of the most effective ways to improve your mental health. Give them a solid read and put some into action to enjoy a happier, more fulfilling life.

Black Men’s Hairstyles: Masculinity and Change

Everyday style choices for black girls' and women's unprocessed hair are increasingly adopted as black men's hairstyles. Why is this happening? And what does this mean for black masculinity?