gay culture

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
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
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

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.
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
2.22.16
Culture

​is “coming out” over?

How the rite-of-passage is changing and finding a new place in the 21st century.
i-D Staff
11.26.15
Film

new documentary asks 'do i sound gay?'

First time filmmaker David Thorpe went on a journey to discover what makes our voices sound 'gay' or 'straight'.
Colin Crummy
3.24.15
Culture

​is london's gay scene dead?

i-D's Stuart Brumfitt, and QX magazine's Cliff Joannou debate whether gay London is dead, or simply evolving into something new.
i-D Team
2.27.15
Music

global dancefloor: madrid

For Music Week, i-D editors around the globe are giving you the lowdown on the best places to get down, telling us about the clubs that currently enjoy legendary status in their home cities. We kick the series off by heading to Madrid, where gay party...
Vicente Ferrer
2.9.15
Interviews

​sink the pink invite the freaks and the fabulous into their new romantic world

From fashion designers to Cambridge graduates, the Sink the Pink collective has rounded up everyone from the superfreaks to the superfabulous to create a New Romantic community that hasn’t been seen since the days of The Blitz Club.
Lewis Firth
1.20.15
Film

russell t davies is defining gay culture again for a whole new generation

We talk to Russell T Davies, director of Cucumber, Banana and Tofu, about following up Queer As Folk and reimagining gay culture for the 21st century.
Cliff Joannou
1.19.15
Film

​cucumber, banana, tofu’s freddie fox on gay shame, gay pride and avoiding labelling

As Russell T Davies’ new, sexually explicit gay drama Cucumber, and it's younger offshoot Banana invades our screens, we speak to it's star Freddie Fox about sexual fluidity, Tinder, Grindr, gay shame and steamy sex scenes.
Felicity Kinsella
1.19.15