The Nether

The Nether

The Nether was an intriguing exploration of morality in the futuristic 2050 world of virtual reality. With companies like Microsoft developing the HoloLens, and Apple awarded a patent for VR goggles, its ideas are not as far off as we might believe. The central crux of the script, written by Jennifer Haley, revolves around the dark desires of paedophilia given a lease within this realm by graphically designed and created children. 

 
#SaveTheYard

#SaveTheYard

The Yard bar is under threat with a proposal to cover its courtyard and build luxury flats over the first floor bar. Andy Jones writes how we have one final chance to help save the last remaining historic stable yard in Soho…

 
The (real) London Dungeon

The (real) London Dungeon

SE5 Dungeon owner Jasper Emerald on why his South London venue has garnered itself such a dedicated following…

 
For the love of Meth

For the love of Meth

As part of this special feature exclusive to QX, Jason Reid spoke to two popular London drag artists about their relationships with their partner: how they met, how drag has played a factor in those relationships, how they’ve evolved and grew together, and we also ponder, as a scene and society, is there still a certain taboo-like misogyny towards flamboyancy that makes it harder for drag queens to find a loving partner? This week Jason begins by talking to Meth, queen of The Black Cap, and her boyfriend Joe...

 
The Shame & Sexuality Series…

The Shame & Sexuality Series…

Nicholas McInerny buried the truth about his sexuality for decades. He was 45 when he decided it was time to be honest about himself and tell his wife and children that he was gay…

 
Hot Nob Awards 2015 - Part Deux

Hot Nob Awards 2015 – Part Deux

Oh yes, award season is upon us as the film and music industry parade around on red carpets and whore themselves in front of the cameras. As such, QX looks back at a year of queer comedy and campery to find the finest, freakiest, funniest and most fabulous moments that deservedly make our Hot Nob 2015 list.  

 
Old Ship

Old Ship

Old Ship

22/02/15: Imagine what a life without humour and laughter would be like? I know, it really doesn’t bear thinking about does it? Thankfully, both were in abundance when Saucy Sophie took to the stage, which was abuzz with merry regulars and cabaret fans, all eager to witness her superior sharp wit, last Sunday. 

 
XXL Bear

XXL Bear

21/02/15: South East London was on fire last Saturday when XXL hosted their raunchy bear-themed club night at Pulse club!

 
The Black Cap

The Black Cap

21/02/15: “Hiiiiiiiiiii!” (In that high pitched American twang) was the greeting I got as I walked in the Black Cap to sample the Madonna celebration night for the queen of pop’s new single.

 
Hookies

Hookies

21/02/15: Well, award season is upon us and it’s the one you’ve all been waiting for!

 
G-A-Y presents Louise Dearman & friends

G-A-Y presents Louise Dearman & friends

21/02/15: Wow. So along we swished to Heaven for a night of huge show tunes and big West End hits as musical star Louise Dearman and friends took centre stage for last Saturday’s G-A-Y.

 
Brüt

Brüt

21/02/15: What a steamy hot night that was! Last Saturday, London’s gay scene saw the launch of BRÜT, a men-only club night for all kinds of men (from bears to twinks) who enjoy good quality music and good quality men.