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Culture

the problem with gay coming-of-age movies

Gay coming-of-age movies deal with young characters and their first forays into queer sex and intimacy. But what happens next?
Liam Taft
9.7.18
Culture

photos from the queer night everyone's talking about

Roxy Lee shoots the fabulous faces of London’s newest, cult, queer party, Adonis.
Stuart Brumfitt
8.29.18
Culture

why is the bumbag so important to gay culture?

The question is not how the fanny pack came back. The question should be why the unique charm and utility of this glorious accessory (can we call it a Poppers Purse?) ever fell out of the homosexual purview.
Brian O'Flynn
7.23.18
News

harry styles paused a show to help a fan publicly come out to her mum

TINA, SHE'S GAY.
Kate Lucey
7.18.18
Culture

steve coogan's new movie 'ideal home' is an insidiously homophobic misfire

A new movie about de facto gay fathers, features the tagline: "THESE DADS SUCK." Are you lolling in the aisle yet?
Nick Levine
7.13.18
Culture

how to celebrate pride without actually going to pride

These are some other options if disco balls and angel wings aren't your up your straße.
Nick Levine
7.6.18
News

amandla stenberg reveals her first lesbian crushes to king princess

The teen actor/activist has officially come out as gay in an illuminating interview.
Hannah Ongley
6.19.18
Music

evvol's new video has too much queer sex for youtube and vimeo

dark-wave duo evvol push the boundaries of music videos with the new video for their track 'Release Me'
Hanna Hanra
6.5.18
Culture

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.
Brian O'Flynn
5.16.18
Culture

this new show features gender-binary-rejecting cowboys in vivienne westwood

London’s iconic Queen Elizabeth Hall reopens tonight with Cowpuncher, a new show combining Holly Blakey choreography, Mica Levi music and Vivienne Westwood clothing for a gender-bending reimagining of the Western genre.
Matthew Whitehouse
4.13.18
Culture

how this iconic eastenders moment became a viral, gay meme

Starting life in 2011, Vanessa Gold’s comedic fit of rage has caught a never-ending second wind on the internet. Years on, ‘Bubbly’s in the Fridge’ has become a shorthand expression for all of our most melodramatic fantasies. Here’s how it was created.
El Hunt
4.13.18
Culture

ice skating had its gay pop moment this year – but things weren’t always this way

Thanks to the unabashed queerness of athletes such as Adam Rippon, figure skating is finally having its gay glo up. But the history of the sport is wrought with bigotry, secrecy and homophobia.
Alim Kheraj
3.30.18