Chardine Taylor-Stone is an award-winning cultural producer and feminist activist. She is the founder of Black Girls Picnic a global movement in collective self care for Black women and girls and Stop Rainbow Racism. In 2015 she was featured in The Voice newspaper as one of the ‘Women Who Rocked the World’, Diva Magazine’s LGBT Power List 2016 and Buzzfeed’s ‘The Most Inspiring British LGBT People Of 2016‘ and the ‘Pride Power List 2017’. In 2017 she was awarded the British LGBTQ award for Contribution to LGBTQ life. As a writer, educator and commentator Chardine uses music, art and fashion history to instigate socio-political analysis. She often lectures and facilitates workshops on topics such as Black / Working Class feminism, Black Queer identities, Afrofuturism and music subculture histories. She also bangs the drums in Black feminist punk band Big Joanie whose album Sistah’s was released in 2018 to critical acclaim.