gay culture

Opinion

why are we suddenly claiming everything is queer?

From iced coffee to walking quickly, we take a deep dive into what the new stereotypes say about the changing face of queer representation.
Brian O'Flynn
7.18.19
Culture

visit the 1930s gay members' club raided by police

The National Trust recreates London’s greatest bohemian rendezvous as part of a project exploring the city’s queer club culture.
Matthew Whitehouse
3.2.17
Culture

how and where to celebrate lgbt history month

Here are i-D’s best picks this LGBT History month, from all around the country.
Tom Rasmussen
2.8.17
Think Pieces

how a gay hookup app became a force for fashion and social change

When (and why) did Grindr go from anonymous chiseled ab selfies to live streamed runway shows and voting initiatives?
Daniel Reynolds
11.11.16
Culture

​pride and the politics of partying

What’s Pride really about and where did it come from?
Edward Siddons
6.25.16
Culture

keep pride as a protest

As London Pride celebrates its 44th birthday in the wake of the Orlando tragedy we look back to the event's origins as a form of protest, and ask whether its associations with military organisations devalues what it originally stood for.
Tom Rasmussen
6.23.16
Culture

how gay culture liberated the modern world

With his new book, British poet Gregory Woods is shining a light on the farcical beliefs and fears held around homosexuality in the 20th century.
Matthew Whitehouse
6.2.16
London

queer question time for the would-be london mayors

Despite criticisms raised that the annual London celebrations have been stripped of their radical roots, the Pride LGBT London Mayoral hustings showed our community can still be conscious of the struggles we collectively face.
Michael Segalov
4.15.16
Film

lgbtq cinema is more popular than ever, so why is it still lacking diversity?

Why we need to look beyond one voice within film.
Alim Kheraj
4.5.16
Culture

has commercialisation ruined gay pride?

We make the case for a new, inclusive, DIY vision for gay protest and visibility.
Scottee Scottee
4.3.16
Culture

matt lambert's hardcore, sex-infused “fuck you” to the establishment

The Berlin-based photographer's new zine, 'VITIUM,' is an unapologetic celebration of gay sexuality.
i-D Staff
Lewis Firth
3.29.16
Culture

meet nigeria’s most famous gay activist

Nigerian LGBT campaigner Bisi Alimi talks about coming out on national TV, escape to the UK and the ballroom scene in his homeland.
i-D Staff
Colin Crummy
2.22.16
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