activism

Opinion

How to fight serophobia

It’s time to end the stigma of living with HIV.
Martin Onufrowicz
9.22.20
Music

Rina Sawayama in conversation with Pussy Riot’s Nadya Tolokonnikova

A candid discussion about the state of pop music in 2020, Russia’s queer rennaisance and the importance of practising activism daily.
Sogo Hiraiwa
9.21.20
Up + Rising

Binetou Sylla: "What motivates me is to give life to Black and African cultures"

Meet the director Syllart Records, a label specialising in contemporary African music.
Binetou Sylla
9.21.20
Up + Rising

Deeqo Hussein: "I do believe another world is possible"

The Somali activist has led anti-racist demonstrations, spoken out against unfair education policies, and chaired the Swedish Pirate Party’s LGBTQ+ union.
Deeqo Hussein
9.21.20
Up + Rising

Nia Riu: "It’s a pattern we learned to accept"

The multidisciplinary artist is one of four members of the West African supergroup Les Amazones D'Afrique.
Niariu
9.21.20
Up + Rising

Néguin Mondor: "I am angry when I see queer people of colour being pushed to the brink of survival"

This 22-year-old videographer and activist is fighting for queer and Black lives.
Néguin Mondor
9.21.20
Up + Rising

Christelle Oyiri: "I feel like adding my piece is also finding peace in silence"

Also known as DJ CRYSTALLMESS, the multidisciplinary artist, journalist and producer on the joy of speaking out.
Christelle Oyiri
9.21.20
Up + Rising

Lous and the Yakuza: "There’s this big contrast between what I had to be and who I really was"

From fleeing war at the age of four, to fulfilling her dreams of becoming a storyteller, meet the rising Congolese-Belgian artist Lous and the Yakuza.
Natty Kasambala
9.21.20
Up + Rising

Kondwani Fidel and Devin Allen: "You can’t raid the sun"

The acclaimed poet Kondwani Fidel writes about growing up in Baltimore as Devin Allen captures their activist community.
Kondwani Fidel
9.21.20
Up + Rising

Munroe Bergdorf: "The veil has been lifted, finally"

The model, journalist and activist has become one of the most formative voices in the fight for trans equality.
Munroe Bergdorf
9.21.20
Up + Rising

James Corbin: "Being a young Black man is beautiful!"

Plus-sized model, activist, influencer and YouTube personality, James discusses the power of having your voice heard and your talent appreciated.
James Corbin
9.21.20
Up + Rising

Sakeema Peng Crook: "I am a physical representation of questioning all that we know"

The London-based dancer, artist, model and trans activist on questioning and self-love.
Sakeema Peng Crook
9.21.20
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