I’ll stop running when we have an AIDS-free future!”

I’ll stop running when we have an AIDS-free future!”

This week, Jeremy Joseph runs his fifth London Marathon. Mildly psychotic or just dedicated to raising awareness and vital funds for HIV charities? You decide…
 
The World According to GBF

The World According to GBF

GBF - aka the ‘gay Mean Girls’ – is out now on DVD. Here’s what we learned when we saw the film at a Soho House preview last month…

 
Orton the Musical

Orton the Musical

Above the Stag’s latest production is a musical based upon the turbulent life of gay playwright Joe Orton and his troubled relationship with lover Kenneth Halliwell.

 
Meet your Ring Masters

Meet your Ring Masters

Martin Princess and Issac Jones combine their club experience and little black porn books to create ‘SexCircus’ a new night of hedonistic excess that is due to make May Bank Holiday a red hot experience…
 
Songs of Praise

Songs of Praise

05/04/14: QX Club News joined London’s coolest pop-lovers as Songs of Praise hit East Bloc for a ‘Spring Break’ spectacular last weekend. Featuring two rampant rooms of chart-smashing delights and untrammelled underground sounds, a crowd of unruly Eastsiders packed into City Road’s bijou club space as the resident DJ posse ripped up those Bloc rockin’ pop licks into the dawn at one of the hottest homo joints in town.

 
Put a ring on it!

Put a ring on it!

Just over three weeks ago the first same-sex marriages were officiated in England and Wales following the passing of the Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Act in July of last year. Throughout the campaigning and debates, Drag Idol winner Martha D’Arthur was a vocal proponent of the bill. This week Jason Reid reflects on Martha’s involvement and the year that led to full marriage equality.

 
Unchill

Unchill

06/04/14: Thought Unchill would be a relaxing way to come down on Sunday morning? Fat chance! Barcode’s new afterhours kicked-off Sunday with a loud-ass party across two rooms with six DJs featuring everything from house music and uplifting tech-house to groovy deep tunes reminding those pesky church biddies that the weekend ain’t over yet, bitches!

 
Popcorn

Popcorn

07/04/14: It’s not often the worlds of clubbing and sports collide, but collide they did last Monday as British Olympic diver Chris Mears took to the decks at Popcorn at Heaven to show us he is not just a pretty face (and he is a very pretty face) and a pert pair of buttocks in Lycra (and he does have a pert pair of buttocks in Lycra).

 
Save Manbar

Save Manbar

Manbar

05/04/14: QX hit the centre of town in support of one of London’s fave homosexual hangouts last weekend as Manbar upped the ante in its continuing struggle against Westminster Council’s threat of closure.

 
Comptons

Comptons

Comptons of Soho

06/04/14: London’s hide-bound homos made a beeline for Comptons as the Leather Social staked its claim on the Old Dame of Compton Street’s popular upstairs bar last Sunday.

 
Grindr: Swag

Grindr: Swag

05/04/14: Whoever said a date made on Grindr wouldn’t work should’ve been to SWAG at Area Saturday night. Orange Nation teamed up with everyone’s favourite matchmaker, Grindr, to see those thumbnail pix full-size in real inches (without the pixilated faces!)

 
Misfits

Misfits

We were shaking like Whitney on a Tuesday morning when Misfits was snatched away from the weekly Wednesday social slot in our diary. And last week it finally returned! It’s always tough to know when a club night relaunches whether it will quite live up to its previous home, but we can assure you it did, and so much more. 

 
The Stud

The Stud

05/04/14: “Pensieri e pensole,” sighed my Sardinian stylist mate, Simone M. picking through his lamb at L’Escargot in Soho Sat night. “Thoughts and words,” he bemoaned. “Where have all the real men, the studs, gone?” Studs, you want, eh? I twitched my nose, tugged his ginger beard and we swapped L’Escargot for L’Eagle and were surrounded by the studliest studs that ever studded!

 
Trade

Trade

Egg

29/03/14: Spring has truly sprung at Egg in Kings Cross with Trade, a three-floor full-blown extravaganza they’ll be talking about for ages and already have us queueing up for the next one.