Manhood Academy: Turning boys into men

Warren Fyfe

According to Davis Williams, other than athletes and rappers, young men don’t have enough positive male role models. At his ‘Manhood Academy,’ in North London, Williams and several other black male mentors take on the paternal and fraternal roles they feel young men are missing. They offer “transformational” workshops that aim to support the boys’ [...]

The homeless men building their homes from shipping containers

Warren Fyfe

Paul was homeless for 17 years. The number of people sleeping rough has risen for six years in a row in England. And until six months ago, Paul was among them. Then he met Jasper Thompson, the founder of Help Bristol’s Homeless. Since then, together with several other homeless men, they’ve been converting shipping containers [...]

The small-town drag queen

Warren Fyfe

Twenty-five-year-old Grant is trying to change perceptions in his part of Northern Ireland. He’s boldly bringing drag to the small seaside town of Portrush. Earlier this year he started a monthly drag show in a local bar and says he’s been really surprised by the support. Produced and filmed by: Rob Brown India Rakusen Video [...]