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QX Meets…PEYTON

The music star talks new beginnings and crazy career paths Obviously you’ve got your One Directions and your Olly Murs, but most X Factor nearly-rans seem to disappear without a trace even by the time Dermot O’Leary gets his final-show suit back from the dry cleaners. After elimination, they crash back down to earth, only to join an ever-growing list...

THEATRE REVIEW: Lady Sasha is Bewitched by the Gothic Gore of The Grinning Man

A daring musical venture, chock full of gratuitous violence and questionable taste Are you pig-sick of sappy West End Wendy trash masquerading as worthwhile entertainment? Join the club! Who needs the trite, laughable garbage peddled by the appalling Andrew Lloyd-Webber’s musical imbecile factory, all mercilessly castrated of any bite, bile or contentiousness by prissy committees fanatically devoted to killer inoffensiveness? Not...

SANDRA: “I don’t need to be ridiculed on TV, I can do that on stage myself.”

Words by Jason Reid Madonna, Cher, Lassie, Sandra - when you’re known solely by your first name you know you’ve made your mark on the world. With a career that has spanned over four decades, and still going strong, Sandra is not only one of the biggest names in UK drag, she’s also a living link to our country’s drag history....

Kim Petras just dropped the best music video since New Rules

Kim Petras is one of our absolute FAVES! We tell anyone who will listen. And some people who won't listen. Kim is basically the best thing to happen to pop since Dua Lipa. She's all pouting pastels, bubblegum brashness and California cool. Which is interesting, because she's actually from Germany. We like to imagine she was born in the top...

The QX Weekly Playlist by Dua Lipa

Dua Lipa
This week's QX playlist is curated by smokily sexy princess of pop, Dua Lipa! She loves running around in forests, she loves wearing chokers, and she loves performing at pride events. In other words, she's one of ours! So here it is! A Friday playlist, created by DUA LIPA HERSELF, to throw you drink-first into the weekend: Dua's eponymous new album...

DJ of the week – Hannah Holland

Known as the QUEEN of Batty Bass, Hannah Holland is a fixture across London’s dancefloors, bringing her deliciously debauched brand of electrifying electro to a host of hedonistic parties from Walthamstow to Wapping. This Saturday she’s spinning into Dalston Superstore as a special guest DJ at effortlessly cool, fantastically furry gay night, Meat. We asked her for some of her fave...

QX PREVIEW: PushTheButtonFestivalen

HRRRNNNK! Pop babes Push Button are throwing a scandi party! Push The Button is a London queer night named after a Sugababes song. That, in itself, is iconic. Keisha Buchanan probably had a right chuckle when she heard about it. It was probably enough to make her put down the scissors she uses to cut Mutya’s face out of all...

QX Meets…Pagano

The superstar DJ talks dream collaborations and his new album! On Christmas Day just gone, while most people were mainlining Quality Street and biting tongues while distant uncles sang the praises of David Davies, XXL resident DJ Pagano was busy releasing an album! Seemingly not even the Queen’s Speech can stop a globetrotting mega DJ from doing what he does...

Riot Bear: America’s Awesomely Unconventional New Queer Fashion/Media Platform

Berets, bears and braids! Whilst the avalanche of social and political online conversations last year certainly came with their flaws and hypocrises, they also opened up the way for exciting and innovative new ideas to take shape. Riot Bear is one of those ideas. An online media platform, it melds fashion with art and photography to give a thoughtful, introspective and...

Trough…One Year On

A year after their explosive first party, we revisit the supersexy gay clubbing brand to see what’s next TROUGH has taken London by storm since they jetted over from Melbourne a mere twelve months ago. They’ve filled out some of the capital’s coolest venues with pounding beats and a gloriously uninhibited crowd, all while putting out s inventively, sexy poster...

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