Destruction in Dalston

Destruction in Dalston

The newly rebranded VFD is back with a BANG. It used to be Vogue Fabrics. Formerly known as Vogue Fabrics. FKA Vogue Fabrics. “Vogue Fabrics” actually sounds like it could be a song by FKA Twigs doesn’t it. VFD FKA? Fabrics Twigs? Vogue FD? What are we on about? *vogues*

 
Opera's H&H, and Looking To Party

Opera’s H&H, and Looking To Party

Opera. It ain’t getting any younger. Luckily, there’s a new generation of composers ready to inject new life into what many consider a dying art. Josh Lee caught up with Vahan Salorian, the young composer behind Boys Of Paradise, to discover how he’s bringing opera to new audiences. Spoiler alert: there are twinks.

 
Is HIV Prevention Failing?

Is HIV Prevention Failing?

Let down by a now decimated HIV prevention budget, a record number of gay men were diagnosed with HIV in 2013. Chris Godfrey speaks to the National Aids Trust, GMFA and ACT UP London to find out how current HIV prevention strategies are failing and what is needed to curb the worrying increase in transmissions. 
 
The Stigma of Sex Work

The Stigma of Sex Work

Fuelled by ignorance, cliché and intolerance, male sex work is still drenched in stigma. Chris Godfrey talks to escorts about the trite stereotypes they face and the impact stigma has on their mental and physical health.

 
Survival of the Bravest

Survival of the Bravest

Survivors UK is the only male-centric service offering help, counselling and therapeutic services to survivors of male rape and sexual abuse. Its funding has recently come under threat. Patrick Cash speaks to those who use the service to find out how vital the charity’s work is in helping all men deal with abuse.

 
G-A-Y is the New Black

G-A-Y is the New Black

The Federal Department of Corrections at G-A-Y Penitentiary Heaven opens its doors to visitors on Saturday July 11th. Warden Jacob invites you to take a look a look around and meet some of the inmates detained at Her Majesty Jeremy Joseph’s pleasure, as well as a sexy new employee arriving soon…

 
Into The Woods

Into The Woods

What’s so bad about cruising? What’s so GOOD about cruising? Dylan Jones has his first foray into the foliage on Hampstead Heath to see what all the fuss is about.
 
UK Black Pride 2015

UK Black Pride 2015

Dylan Jones soaked up the vibes at London Pride’s sizzling Sunday party for the BME LGBT community.

 
Gods & Monsters at Bethnal Green Working Men’s Club

Gods & Monsters at Bethnal Green Working Men’s Club

Celibate superstar Virgin Xtravaganzah brought a sparkling, scintillating, stressfully salubrious show to the super-edgy East London venue with her Gods & Monsters show last week.

 
Pride Survival Guide 2015

Pride Survival Guide 2015

This year’s Pride Survival Guide is brought to you QX’s very own vegetarian, half-American, Libertarian boy Friday, Dylan Jones.