In the early days the black press and the gay press ignored the Black LGBT presence and still sees it as a minority interest. The struggle for visibility continues and the queens jewels is part of that struggle as it celebrates and testifies to the experience of the black LGBT community putting us where we belong in the centre of the frame — Topher Campbell, Co founder of rukus
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(you can also donate anonomously)
rukus! Federation is known for its long-standing and successful programme of community-based work with Black Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual, Trans artists, activists and cultural producers nationally and internationally.
Our work has a reputation for being dynamic and participative, and includes one off events, screenings, workshops, theatre performances, club based events, debates and exhibitions.