The Big Job

The Big Job

You may have heard that David Cameron’s job as Prime Minister is up for grabs. He wants to stay in the role, so we put him in the hot seat to see where he sits on some key LGBT issues. Does he get the job? You decide on 7th May.

 
Fade to Black

Fade to Black

After over 50 years as one of London’s most iconic LGBT venues, the Black Cap closed its doors on Sunday 12th April...

 
Ready for the Hunt

Ready for the Hunt

Last month several hundred LGBT+ people gathered in the oh-so posh Hilton Park Lane to raise funds for Stonewall. The event raised a whopping £450,000 for the organisation, which prides itself as being the UK’s most foremost gay rights group. We all know its name. We’ve seen its events pop up in the gay press every now and then. But what does it actually do? And why is it so deserving of our charitable pounds?
 
On the Hop’

On the Hop’

Ahead of her appearance at G-A-Y Porn Idol (yes, really) Cliff Joannou chats to the media’s Queen of Mean, Katie Hopkins…
 
Redefining Queer

Redefining Queer

Queer as Folk helped change the media’s perception of gay men. When it hit the screens in 1999 Parliament was debating equalising the age of consent. (Yes, it wasn’t that long ago that we were treated different to straight people in that regard.) This week, sixteen years later and after huge advances in gay rights, writer Russell T Davies returns to Channel 4 with Cucumber and Banana, two new dramas that pull tight focus on the modern lives of gay men in contemporary Britain. And once more they feature razor-sharp writing, brilliantly observed characters and devilish comedy…
 
Honestly Lush

Honestly Lush

Almost 1 in 8 gay and bisexual men in London are HIV positive.

 
The Curing Room

The Curing Room

One of the hits to come out of this year’s Edinburgh Fringe Festival, The Curing Room is based on an allegedly true anecdote recalled in George Steiner’s The Death of Tragedy. It’s Spring 1944 and seven Soviet soldiers have been locked in an abandoned cellar, stripped naked and left for dead.
 
David Hoyle – Illustration

David Hoyle – Illustration

David Hoyle is back at the iconic RVT with Illustration, a new series of shows that promises a ‘portrait painted in blood and lip gloss of you and them and how to overcome.’ 
 
These Blokes are Bastards

These Blokes are Bastards

Bastards is the big new night that takes over Eagle London every month. Check it out this Saturday night when they go all Halloweeny on yo’ ass with a ‘Bloody Bastards’ theme – it had to happen. Cliff Joannou speaks to resident DJ and promoter Wes DB

 
What do you look for in a man?

What do you look for in a man?

When you’re on the dancefloor amidst a swathe of flirtatious blokes or scrolling through the inventory of men listed on your preferred hook-up app, what do you look for in a man? Handsome face? Blue eyes? Glowing, youthful skin? Maybe a toned body, with abs too? Stylish clothes, and a sharply groomed hairstyle? Let me re-phrase the title question: what do you look for in a man?