Rukus! Federation

http://rukus.org.uk/
Rukus! Federation is known for its long-standing and successful programme of community-based work with Black Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans artists, activists and cultural producers nationally and internationally. The group's activities include one off events, screenings, workshops, theatre performances, club based events, debates and exhibitions.

Support Stats & Facts

  • Black African MSM appear twice as likely to contract HIV as other ethnic groups

    (Sigma Research, 2011)

  • BAME MSM make up 0.1% of the total population in the UK, but 13% of MSM diagnosed with HIV.

    (Nastal-3, PHE, 2013)

  • Black MSM are also twice as likely to report homophobic attacks in their local area compared to the white population - 13% compared to 6% respectively

    (Stonewall, 2013)