Music & Film, stories

Ballroom Legend Christopher “Afrika” Quarles is Bringing Dreams to Life

Bronx-based ballroom legend, Christopher “Afrika” Quarles (they/them) expands from walking runway to acting in film and launches their own healing crystals company. The multi-talented artist caught up with photographer Hatnim Lee to discuss ballroom, growing up queer in the South, and their role in the iconic film, Port Authority featuring Leyna Bloom, which explores the kiki ballroom […]

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Music & Film, stories

Lazarus Lynch is the Multi-Talented Artist Celebrating Black Queer Expression

As a professional chef, television host, social media influencer, cookbook author, and singer-songwriter, Lazarus Lynch doesn’t cease to amaze people with his multitude of talents. Lynch’s long list of accomplishments doesn’t disappoint either. The New York native is a two-time Chopped Champions winner, host of Chopped U, Snapchat’s first cooking show, and creator of several […]

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