Gay Star Travel Expo!

Gay Star Travel Expo!

As winter’s icy grip sweeps the British capital and the entire country seeks to shift the post-Christmas pounds, there’s one way you’re guaranteed to see more than a few tanned, beach-ready bodies parading around in Speedos… 

 
What’s Nu at Ku!

What’s Nu at Ku!

Ku Bar PR manager Nieko Hayer gives a preview of the bar’s best forthcoming festive treats...

 
Ho, Ho, Ho,  It’s Christmas Yime at The Edge & The Yard!

Ho, Ho, Ho, It’s Christmas Yime at The Edge & The Yard!

Two of our favourite bars in Soho tell us what’s going to be sleigh-bell swinging over the festive period… 

 
In His Room

In His Room

You may have heard of Travis Mathews, who earlier this year released his docu-film Interior. Leather Bar, co-directed with non other than Hollywood star James Franco. Mathews’ latest series of documentaries spans San Francisco, Berlin and London in which men speak candidly to him about their sex lives and relationships. One of those guys was Alex Karotsch of London’s Fringe! Queer Film & Arts Fest. Alex talks to QX about what is was like to be on the other side of the lens…

 
Uganda: The Worst Place To Be Gay, Not An Ideal Destination Nation

Uganda: The Worst Place To Be Gay, Not An Ideal Destination Nation

Have you ever imagined being branded a criminal for being gay in your own motherland? Well, if you think this sounds like a joke, let us face the fact that homophobia in a wide range of countries is not only palpable but also extreme in every sense. To take an example of Uganda: when I was growing up there as a law-abiding citizen, I couldn’t help but be rather blinded by the preposterous ignorance deeply embedded within the county’s multicultural society.  

 
The Butler Did It

The Butler Did It

Patrick Cash throws a few questions over at Andy Butler, the man behind genius production project Hercules & Love Affair. This weekend, Butler takes his label Mister International to Dalston Superstore for a special showcase… 
 
The Eagle And the Bears

The Eagle And the Bears

If you go down to the woods today, you’re sure to find some empty honey jars and…well, that’s about it. The bears have come to London and they ain’t leaving! Dom Top spoke to big bear boss, Kurt Hoffman about what’s in store for the big boys this Christmas and beyond!

 
Choral Christmas Crackers!

Choral Christmas Crackers!

For one month only, the Two Brewers’ new night BALL shifts itself to a Sunday for an evening of festive fabulousness entitled A Christmas Carol, all in aid of HIV charity The Food Chain, with a stellar line up of cabaret including La Voix, Miss Penny, Sandra and Lady Diamond. Ahead of the big night, hosts CK gave Jason Reid a rundown of their all time favourite Christmas songs (and a few turkeys) this week...  

 
The Sex Workers’ Opera

The Sex Workers’ Opera

Everyone has an opinion on sex work, but who asks the sex workers themselves? Meet the Sex Workers’ Opera.
 
The Pearl of Africa

The Pearl of Africa

If there’s one place in the world where you wouldn’t want to be gay, then it would have to be Uganda. Same-sex activity for females and males is outlawed, with members of the latter gender facing a possible sentence of life imprisonment if they are ‘caught’. Indeed, in 2009, there was an attempt by the country’s MPs to introduce the death penalty for homosexuality.