As well as being the ultimate guide to gay London with our pages and pages of club and bar coverage, QX also features a huge variety of features, from political and social issues facing the gay community today to our hugely popular series of queer history specials. Of course, we have lots of lighthearted editorial, too, such as interviews with scene personalities, celebrities and pop stars.

Never Been High!

Never Been High!

Ready to fly? Pam Ann is soaring in her latest show. I think this must constitute the eight thousandth time we’ve seen the first lady of the airlines, and we’ve never seen her so sharp. 

 
Rising In The East!

Rising In The East!

Since October last year, as well as giving Friday mornings the middle finger, East Bloc’s Thursgays night has been home to the new kids on the bloc, The Yeast London Cabaret collective, who, with their midnight shows, provide a spotlight to fresh and new alternative performers, as well as established artists.

 
What Is Beauty?

What Is Beauty?

Albino supermodel Shaun Ross was taunted by bullies as a child, but is now one of the most sought after faces in fashion. Following on from his ‘Radical Beauty’ talk at the TEDXHackney event, Patrick Cash went to meet him at the Dalston Superstore to talk more about modern ideas of beauty.
 
Magic Moments - a look back at Hamburger Queen!

Magic Moments – a look back at Hamburger Queen!

For the past four years performance artist Scottee has been presenting a talent show and beauty pageant for fat people - Hamburger Queen. They’ve eaten their way through 43 contestants, 56 celebrity judges and more hamburgers than Elvis. This year, he announced, would be the last season and as such, he wanted to go out with a bang. Over 4 heats in London and Brighton they’ve whittled down 16 contestants to a meaty 4...
 
Dragging About

Dragging About

Drag Queens of London promises to be one of the flagship programmes of new television channel London Live. Involving nine familiar leading ladies of the Soho scene, the series follows the ups and downs of drag life whilst also trying to ascertain who are the people behind the makeup. We caught up with creative director Jason Mitchell to find out why he wanted to cover the wonderful world of drag… 

 
A New Chapter In Gay Clubbing Of London

A New Chapter In Gay Clubbing Of London

Dan Beaumont and Charlie Porter aren’t your average gay DJs. You can leave your wailing dancefloor divas at the door. What they plan to deliver with Chapter 10 - their hawt new warehouse party that takes place on Easter Sunday - is full on, ass-kickin’ techno to shake your butt to. 

 
Izabella Finch & Friends

Izabella Finch & Friends

Izabella Finch is a young artist, theatre-maker and musician who decided to take over the London Art Gallery on its last day of opening, and bring a vibrant, carnival-esque evening of performance and merrymaking to the streets of East Dulwich. With an open door policy, people shepherded in from the sharp Spring night by the delightful Izabella herself and gloriously cheap drinks (£1.50 a beer, anyone?), the atmosphere was sizzling and the punters smiling. 

 
Drag For A Day

Drag For A Day

What is it with gay men and drag? Is it just a bit of camp fun or a deliberate act of subversion against an obsessively patriarchal society? And how does drag reconcile itself against the increasing hyper-masculinity of the modern gay scene? QX looks into this world…

 
Life In The Jungle

Life In The Jungle

What with nominations for ‘Band of the Year’, Neon Jungle are rapidly becoming one of the most popular girl groups of the moment. Anthony Gilét chats with member Asami about awkward flirting, socialising with the stars, and sunbeds.

 
Drag Idol 2014 Launch

Drag Idol 2014 Launch

10/04/14: It was time to welcome back Drag Idol for another year of high camp and even higher drama - if previous years are anything to go by - as Jimmy Smith and his team at the Two Brewers swung open their glitter-infused doors to us and the cabaret-loving public for the official launch of this year’s competition.