La Voix, Sweetie!

La Voix, Sweetie!

Absolutely Fabulous star, Britain’s Got Talent finalist and Drag Idol winner La Voix is packing up her stilettos and hitting the road with a brand new show - Red Hot Globe Trot.

 
Clapham Crawl

Clapham Crawl

In order to write about the gay scene, you have to actually go out on it sometimes. At QX we’re constantly documenting the week’s events through professional photo reviews, but one drunken evening Dylan and I decided “why not cut out the middle man?” We could document our own night, we slurred to each other, with our phones and pads and iPogs and ManDroids or whatever.

 
Oh Danny Boy!

Oh Danny Boy!

The newly crowned winner of this year’s Drag Idol and the most talked about act to hit the scene in some time, Danny Beard, is a fascinating character. The competition itself has seen somewhat of a queer revolution of late with both LoUis Cyfer and now Danny taking the title. Giving his first full interview post Drag Idol, the man behind Danny spoke to Jason Reid this week...

 
Idol Gossip

Idol Gossip

THIS IS LONDON CALLING! Yeah, Electro Velvet nil points, Big Ben, jellied eels, royal baby blah blah blah and all that palaver. Basically, through my incoherent ramblings, what I’m trying to say is, all of the results and goss this week come from within the M25. So settle down with a nice box of fried chicken and we can get started...
 
Idol Gossip - The Drag Idol news column

Idol Gossip – The Drag Idol news column

The heat stages of this year’s competition are now well underway, and isn’t the excitement just palpable? The correct answer to that is ‘yes’ by the way. There’s already been a shed-load of variety, glamour and high camp. Oh, and a generous sprinkling of drama too, on and OFF stage. Who’d have thought it? Drag queens and drama. Honestly, my sarcasm knows no bounds...

 
Drag Idol Launch

Drag Idol Launch

08/04/15: Last week’s Drag Idol launch drew the biggest crowd in the competition’s history thus far, as well as the most applications they’ve ever received.

 
Hot Nob Awards 2015 - Part Deux

Hot Nob Awards 2015 – Part Deux

Oh yes, award season is upon us as the film and music industry parade around on red carpets and whore themselves in front of the cameras. As such, QX looks back at a year of queer comedy and campery to find the finest, freakiest, funniest and most fabulous moments that deservedly make our Hot Nob 2015 list.  

 
Drag Is... Cabaret is...

Drag Is… Cabaret is…

Language and how words are defined and interpreted has become more and more of a contentious issue on a social level in recent years. Two words that are used on a daily basis on our scene are ‘drag’ and ‘cabaret’. But what do these words actually mean independently? Do they get misused and are they interchangeable? And most importantly, what do they mean to the artists that perform in our bars and clubs week in, week out? Jason Reid asked a cross-section of those artists to sum both terms up in a sentence this week... 

 
2015: Year of the Queen! 

2015: Year of the Queen! 

This week we let Jason Reid polish the QX crystal ball (we keep it next to our shrine of Danny La Rue in QX Towers) and have a peer into the future to see what this year holds for our beloved cabaret queens and drag divas. Hold tight, just for shits and giggles, here are his predictions for 2015... 

 
(S)he's Behind You!

(S)he’s Behind You!

Christmas is coming, Oxford Street looks like a scene from 28 Days Later and your mum is hassling you about making sure you don’t miss that last train to hers (again) on Christmas Eve. Alternatively, stick two fingers up to all that festive spirit sh*t, and indulge in one of the many queer’d-up panto’s taking place across Londonium over the coming weeks featuring some of our most spectacular drag queen stars…