First Dates & Playing It Straight

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

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

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

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

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

National Student Pride

National Student Pride, now in its 11th year, is back in London! *Fires Glitter Cannon* *Reloads*. And QX Magazine are proud media partners for this inimitable bonanza of queerdom. *Fires Glitter Cannon*.
 
The Best Bitches in Television

The Best Bitches in Television

BECAUSE, we’re the most well-respected magazine in the universe, we’ve decided to live up to our reputation by writing a really important, politically exigent, socio-politically significant article: THE BEST BITCHES IN TELEVISION!
 
Bowie

Bowie

 
Born Identity

Born Identity

The queer community has always been a pretty broad church, one that prides itself on the diversity of its congregation, and even within it’s many sub groups people’s identities vary hugely. Jake Graf looks into the contrasting ways that trans guys identify themselves.
 
Genderqueer & Breaking the Binary

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.