Jake Hall

Politics

The ‘Polish Stonewall’ is happening as we speak

It's a key moment in Poland's fight for LGBTQ rights, with protests taking place in Warsaw, Krakow and beyond in response to violent injustice.
Jake Hall
8.18.20
Music

Dua Saleh highlights the erasure of queer black artists with their new EP

The Minneapolis-based musician is pushing their gay, non-binary agenda to aid closeted kids in their native Sudan.
Jake Hall
4.20.20
Music

Brazilian drag superstar Pabllo Vittar is the antidote to 2020

The pop icon on the importance of fun, her love of anime, and the political drive behind her career.
Jake Hall
4.17.20
Culture

Celebrating five years of Dalston's queerest, most hedonistic rave

Since queer techno rave INFERNO first opened its doors at Dalston Superstore five yeas ago, its brought the community together in untold ways.
Jake Hall
3.16.20
Culture

Is the gaming world becoming more trans-inclusive?

With upcoming release 'Tell Me Why' marking the first video game from a major developer to feature a playable transgender character, it seems the industry is beginning to modernise.
Jake Hall
1.30.20
Music

this trans performance artist wants to fuck with you

A saviour of East London's queer nightlife scene, musician and artist Lewis G Burton is fighting back against oppression in grimy and glittery new ways.
Jake Hall
11.7.19
Culture

we’re getting closer to declaration of a climate emergency – what next?

Following Extinction Rebellion's climate action, and Greta Thunberg's London visit, where are we headed?
Jake Hall
4.30.19
Culture

the complicated politics of boycotting brunei

After the Sultan of Brunei announced the introduction of Sharia Law this week, the international community has reacted by calling for boycotting his hotels. But is that the most useful way to call for change?
Jake Hall
4.5.19
Music

how billie eilish uses humour and horror to talk about mental health

On her first full-length album Billie skilfully discusses mental health and self-loathing. But behind the melodrama there’s an extremely relatable, endearingly goofy 17-year-old.
Jake Hall
4.4.19
Fashion

tracing robyn’s most iconic music video looks, in her own words

From ‘Show Me Love’ to ‘Honey’, we asked Robyn to discuss her evolving style via her best music videos.
Jake Hall
2.28.19
Opinion

why do we still not trust influencers?

The new guidelines might not help anything.
Jake Hall
2.12.19
Culture

what’s really happening in chechnya right now?

The LGBTQ community is under attack and urgent action is needed.
Jake Hall
1.29.19
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