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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
Opinion

can sexuality ever be fully categorised?

LGBT, Q, I, A, H -- there’s many shades in the spectrum of love, but do we need to label them all?
Megan Nolan
2.20.18
Culture

the wound is a queer coming-of-age film set in rural south africa

John Trengove's haunting narrative feature explores repressed sexuality within a secretive Xhosa rite of passage.
Hannah Ongley
8.17.17
gay

is pride still doing what it set out to do?

Celebrating 45 years of LGBT culture, equality and well, pride, London’s Pride weekend has gone from a rally to inviting traditionally homophobic political parties to have an official presence. So what really is the point of it all in 2017.
Amelia Abraham
7.7.17
Culture

“I’d been warned not to go” – rhys chapman on taking his gay football film to moscow

2018's Football World Cup will be held in Russia -- where it’s illegal to promote or engage in 'propaganda' relating to LGBT relationships. So what happened when director Rhys Chapman took WONDERKID -- his film about the inner turmoil of a gay...
Rhys Chapman
6.21.17
News

olly alexander to release documentary on gay mental health

The film will be part of the BBC’s Gay Britannia lineup.
André-Naquian Wheeler
4.25.17
gay

​i-D stands with chechnya’s gay community

As the situation in Russia develops, what can we do to help? It's easy to feel powerless, but we’ve compiled advice from charities, activists and politicians as to what we can do effect change.
Greg French
4.13.17
Culture

david wojnarowicz: revisiting the legacy of the pioneering queer artist, writer and aids activist

As his blistering, autobiographical collection of essays Close to the Knives is reissued, i-D consider the profound influence of Wojnarowicz's work (from U2 covers to his iconic protest jacket), and its continued relevance today.
La JohnJoseph
3.27.17
Culture

visit the 1930s gay members' club raided by police

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

​moonlight is black cinema’s coming out

The black gay coming-of-age story is a major moment for both African American and LGBT cinema. Its impact and importance can’t be understated.
Colin Crummy
10.31.16
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