First Dates & Playing It Straight
Gay dating apps are inundated with “MASC4MASC” dude-bros screaming “no fats, no femmes, no blacks, no Asians’’. Except it’s more an Eric Video’s guttural growl rather than a scream, cuz y’know, that would be way too femme, and heaven forbid a man should display any femininity. Which leads me nicely to self-proclaimed reality TV ‘personality’ Daniel May, whose comments about ‘camp’ men have seen him rightfully critiqued on social media.
Firebrands in Frocks: The Radical Drag Queens of The Gay Liberation Front
On July 1st 1972, over 700 LGBT demonstrators made history by marching through London for the first official Pride carnival. It was the largest public display of its kind to date, but it certainly wasn’t the first. Chris Godfrey spoke with the radical drag queens who took to the streets of London just days before, in a daring display of defiance and decadence.
Drag For Drag’s Sake
Dylan Jones meets the drag queens who don’t do drag for a living…they do it because they’re LIVING.
How To Pull A DJ
Dylan Jones’ guide to getting it in with the city’s most dashing disc jockeys.
Les Poppeurs’ Most Outrageous Moments in Italo and hi-NRG
It goes without saying that the late ‘70s and well, pretty much all of the ‘80s had some of the most amazing, outrageous, avant-garde, fabulous fashion and music history has seen. And we at Les Poppeurs love to splash about in the spangly, chiffon end of that. Ahead of our FIRST BIRTHDAY EXTRAVAGANZA this Saturday we’ve picked the campest, most outrageous moments in disco, Italo and hi-NRG that are almost too good to be true. Let us take you into our (slightly flammable) world of big hair, smoke machines, sneaky hits of liquid gold and shiny metallic catsuits...
National Student Pride
The Best Bitches in Television
Genderqueer & Breaking the Binary
2015 may have been a tipping point for trans rights, but for non-binary people the fight for visibility, understanding and acceptance is still in its relative infancy. Chris Godfrey caught up with four genderqueer people about their experiences at work, with family and friends, on the scene and in wider society.