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Three LGBTQ+ Maestros Enriching the Arts Realm In the vibrant realm of visual art and literature, three queer maestros are breaking boundaries and elevating the creative landscape. With their unique perspectives and immense talent, these individuals are transforming the way we perceive and experience the arts.  Through their powerful storytelling, captivating imagery, and thought-provoking concepts, […]

Exploring the Bold Expression of Six LGBTQ+ Trailblazer Brands In celebration of Pride Month, we turn our attention to the culinary world and the incredible contributions of queer culinary artists in the form of iconic brands, revolutionizing the culinary landscape. These talented individuals are not only creating mouthwatering dishes and exquisite drinks but also challenging […]

The Impact Of The Activities Of Queercity Media & Productions On The LGBTQI+ Community In Nigeria The urge to express one’s innermost identity is an impulse rooted in any living species. And since humans – being more intelligent than most, have the ability and are more prone to conceal aspects of their lives that may […]

The new face of bold clean beauty In a world where using makeup to cover up “irregularities” like freckles on the face is the norm, Remi Brixton, inspired by her love for freckles and daring attitude, takes an eccentric pivot to make them even more pronounced. Debuting her beauty mark on an industry traditionally inclined […]

Black and Queer Crocheter and Sculptor Ramekon O’Arwisters Celebrates Heritage and Community Through Healing Crafts Experiences Southern-born crochet artist and sculptor Ramekon O’Arwisters describes his style as liberating, grounded, and authentic. “I feel most grounded and affirmed when I focus on my creativity. I can absolutely trust my creativity; it only requires that I remain […]

Helping Startups Grow Their Businesses in Record Time Sales lead generation involves identifying and nurturing potential customers through various marketing and sales channels. It is a crucial process for businesses of all sizes, enabling them to identify and connect with customers interested in their products or services. There are many ways to generate sales leads, […]

How Pleasing is it to Find One-of-a-Kind Engagement Rings for Your Soulmate? Finding the perfect custom-made jewelry can be a challenge. But if you’re in search of the ideal engagement ring, I’ve got you covered. This next brand is not only delivering custom-made jewelry, but it’s also addressing the LGBTQ+ community, specifically non-traditional couples who […]

With His Phluid Project, Rob Smith is Leading The Way in Breaking Down Barriers, Creating a More Inclusive Future For All In a world that can often feel hostile and unwelcoming to those who don’t fit into traditional gender roles, The Phluid Project is a beacon of hope. Today, when gender roles and expectations continue […]

Sistah Scifi Launches Book Vending Machines Throughout the Nation Sistah Scifi is the first Black-owned bookstore focused on science fiction and fantasy in the United States, as validated by the American Booksellers Association. “This store began as a book club and then emerged as an online bookstore,” says founder Isis Asare. “The journey just unfolded, […]

Jake Bullock and Luke Anderson, Co-owners of Cann Social Tonics, Have the Best-Selling THC Beverage in the Country  For many of us, there comes a time in our lives when social drinking becomes more burdensome than fun. Sure, the beers, glasses of wine, and cocktails make for a fun time out with friends on weekends. […]

Chef Lazarus Lynch’s World of Food, Fashion, Art, and Social Impact One cannot miss Chef Lazarus Lynch. No matter the setting, he always catches people’s attention. There is, of course, his often eye-catching look. However, his energy—positive and enthusiastic—are even more apparent when one encounters him. Even on a day when he is wearing a […]

Interior Designs That Defy Stereotypical Décor Interior decorating entails refining a space to achieve an aesthetically pleasing environment. Although it is closely related to Interior design, which focuses on understanding the client’s behavior, personality, and style to plan spaces, the foundation of interior decoration is the furnishing and adornment of spaces to create a particular […]

The Best Me Conference Returns in 2023 to Inspire Black Women. Lauren Jennings, the founder of The Best Me Conference, grew tired of being the only Black woman in the room while serving in professional leadership roles.  “While this was something I had grown accustomed to, often, it felt exhausting,” she says.  She searched for […]

Botanical PaperWorks, The World’s Leading Supplier & Manufacturer of Seed Paper, Will Go Beyond Paper Heidi Reimer-Epp, CEO, and co-founder of Botanical PaperWorks based in Manitoba, Canada, has a powerful quote on her desk at work that reminds her every day to see the impossible in a different light. A Walt Disney quote, “It’s kind […]

Customizable Natural Hand Poured Soap Hand Crafted With Passion and Love For Nature. A few decades ago, the world moved from using soap bars to body wash, shower gels, shampoos, and hand wash. All these replacements were considered signs of advancement and using the latest products in the beauty and hygiene category. But in the […]

Bold Colors, Funky Prints, and Intricate Patterns are Synonymous With This Black Woman-Owned Brand What started as a simple passion for visual arts soon became a fashion love story. That’s the case for Samantha Black and her clothing brand, Sammy B. Designs, which is perfect for the modern woman on the go. With fun prints, […]

A dive into the lives and accomplishments of the founders of Black Health Matters, a Black-owned organization. Answering the call to cater to the high-neglected health needs in the African American and Afro-Latin communities, Black Health Matters has emerged as a pillar of support dedicated to improving the overall health conditions in these lackluster environments. […]

Expansive Design: Leah Alexander Seeks to Elevate Your Space To Leah Alexander, interior design should make you feel like you’re showing up as your best self.  “My mission with Beauty Is Abundant is to make our clients feel like they’ve made it. When you hire us to serve you, you have made it.” Her firm […]

You are not alone; the Loveland Foundation stands by you.  Given the social breakouts, the subsequent Black Lives Matter protests, and the police brutality in response to those events, African Americans have been traumatized over the last few years. Because of the stigma attached to the difficulties people who suffer from mental health issues experience, […]

An innovative project that is redefining how we look at urban spaces and reinforcing the transformative power of art. Rebuild Foundation was founded in 2009 by artist and social innovator Theaster Gates. Founded with the intent to empower communities and support emerging artists, the Rebuild Foundation is a platform for art, cultural development, and neighborhood […]

Creativity is creativity. It just plays out in different ways,” says Nneka Mosley of One Handy Momma. She started out making and selling designer handbags, a hobby she’d turned into a business...

How Joanne Chang Became a Celebrated Pastry Chef Known as one of the most decorated and popular bakeries in America, Flour Bakery + Café opened its doors at the turn of the century. Fast forward to 2021, there are now ten locations scattered throughout the Boston area along with its headquarters (known lovingly as the […]

Sabrina Hersi Issa on Redirecting Cash and Influence to Empower Human Dignity S abrina Hersi Issa, founder of Be Bold Media, describes her work with a splash of humor: “I’m a human rights technologist, which is how I’ve come to describe my work applying a justice framework to technology solutions and get my mother to […]

DLISH—Mona Bavar’s Distinctive Gift Boxes Curated from Milan, Italy M ona Bavar is the delightful and engaging entrepreneur behind DLISH, a start up company specializing in curating distinctive gifts around food, art and design for the corporate market as well as for person-to-person gifting. We sat down for a virtual breakfast meeting, Mona in a […]

Jen Batchelor’s Nootropics Cocktails As more and more companies offer different artisan alcohols and liquors, the growth of non-alcoholic drinks has also picked up in recent times. Distillates, bitters, aperitif, spirits, and other non-alcoholic alternatives are now springing up all over the world. Kin Euphorics and its founder, Jennifer Batchelor, took a slightly different angle, […]

Empowering Women Bogi and Shawnda, the team behind Girl Gang Garage T ech marketer Shawnda Williams has come alongside mechanic and technician Bogi Lateiner to lead Phoenix’s Girl Gang Garage. The Girl Gang Garage has three main goals—to create opportunities for women in the trades to work together and connect with each other, to provide […]

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