LoUis deCYfered

LoUis deCYfered

Cheeky chappy drag king LoUis CYfer has only been performing in his current form since February of this year, yet he stormed to success winning this year’s Drag Idol representing for West 5, picking up a legion of fans and supporters along the way. This week Jason Reid speaks to Lucy Jane Parkinson – the artist behind the pistol-wielding cowboy – about gender stereotyping and the issues surrounding it, issues that have shaped LoUis as an act...

 
Here’s LaGrace!

Here’s LaGrace!

Del LaGrace Volcano is a stereotype-busting pioneer of gender non-conformity. Born with both male and female genitalia, Del’s photography has celebrated the people that refuse to be forced to live by the simplistic ‘male’ or ‘female’ roles that society dictates we adopt at birth. This week he was the special guest at the Riverside Studios where he headed the post-show discussion following performances of current production Drag King Richard III, where an exhibition of his photography is also featured. Cliff Joannou talked to him… 
 
Willam.i.am

Willam.i.am

Meet Willam, the tasty middle filling/letter of former all-singing, all-dancing drag troupe sandwich DWV. He’s back in the UK this week and throwing shade on stage as guest judge at G-A-Y Porn Idol. Cliff Joannou chased him all over the digital world and finally nailed him/her down to ask a few questions…

 
Summer Rites 2014

Summer Rites 2014

26/07/14: Summer Rites was a festival bringing together the most magnificent elements of gay life from all corners of London.

 
Divine Bingo

Divine Bingo

18/07/14: If you live in London you live with terror. Less the political kind and more the tranny type. I am less fearful of a burka clad woman than I am of a screaming cock in a frock off her clock hurtling towards me in garish whore makeup and a fright wig.

 
Collabro @ G-A-Y

Collabro @ G-A-Y

26/07/14: QX Club News battled an arena-sized mass on Villiers Street as G-A-Y supremo Jeremy Joseph staged a Britain’s Got Talent vs The Voice spectacular at Heaven last Saturday.

 
SEPM

SEPM

19/07/14: East Bloc’s SEPM was a night of firsts as Larry Tee proudly debuted three of the freshest new DJs on the scene: Viktoria Modesta aka ‘Bionic’, Richard Jones and Matt Carter.

 
West Five 16th Birthday

West Five 16th Birthday

West 5

26/07/14: QX checked out one of West London’s brightest LGBT beacons as West 5 rocked a storming sixteenth birthday bash last weekend.

 
The Two Brewers

The Two Brewers

Two Brewers

26/07/14: QX flew ‘premium economy’ (with speedy boarding!) as Pam Ann caused carnage on Clapham High Street for an outrageous aviation disaster of a live show at The Two Brewers last Sunday.