an unashamedly gay anti v-day pop bop from olly alexander and mnek
Watch the video for their flamenco-inspired, harmony-laden musical love child ‘Valentino’ here.
this picture of two men kissing was deleted by instagram because it violates community guidelines
An image we shared last week from photographer Stella Asia Consonni was promptly deleted by the social media platform. Olly Alexander, Little Mix’s Jade Thirlwall and Sink the Pink’s Glyn Fussell all took to Instagram to protest.
when did we start referring to ourselves as queer?
The history of the word queer takes in everything from Oscar Wilde, to the Stonewall Riots, to reality TV.
olly alexander has an epic response to ‘heterosexual pride’
And an ingenious butt plug idea.
the complicated politics of the twink
If we really have entered the Age of the Twink, we need to understand the pain the twink body has endured and the pain it helps to perpetuate.
olly alexander to release documentary on gay mental health
The film will be part of the BBC’s Gay Britannia lineup.
six male musicians and the female musicians that inspire them
To celebrate International Women's Day, we asked some of our favourite musical men to tell us all about the women artists past and present that provide them with eternal inspiration. Whose story does Stormzy understand? Who has caused Olly Alexander a...
years & years' olly alexander tells glastonbury to “shove a rainbow in fear’s face”
'I'm here, I'm queer and yes, sometimes I am afraid. But I am never ashamed.'
the creative community respond to the orlando attacks
Miley Cyrus, Solange, Hari Nef, and Dev Hynes speak out following Sunday morning's devastating hate crime at a gay club in Orlando.
years & years' olly alexander speaks out about body image issues
In a Facebook live event, the singer shared that he struggled with body image and eating issues from a young age.
olly alexander of years & years on his queer-positive new video
Take a look behind-the-scenes at Years & Years' Desire video ft. Tove Lo, as we speak to lead singer Olly about the video, the realities of being a gay musician in 2016, and where the industry needs to go next.
watch years & years’ glorious gender-queer pop video orgy
Frontman Olly Alexander has written an open letter explaining that, as an openly-gay pop star, he wants to celebrate sex, inclusive of a diverse range of identities and sexualities.