Are you Latino? Gay? Trans? Latino Seguro is an innovative new HIV prevention programme created and run by Latin Americans, for Latin Americans right here in London. The group was created for MSM (men who have sex with men) from the Spanish and Portuguese speaking Latino communities in London. We spoke to METRO’s Tony Furlong to find out more.
Community – Stonewall Housing
Shockingly, almost a quarter of homeless people are LGBT. They represent a portion of the population, and a part of our community, who have been failed by the government and by society. It’s interesting, and quite telling, to consider the reasons behind this. It hints at a darker undertone to treatment of LGBT people in our allegedly liberal, free-thinking society.
Community – Kings Cross Steelers
This week, accounts manager Sam Chedzoy talks to us about joining gay London rugby club the Kings Cross Steelers
Stephanie Von Clitz: From Pigs to Gigs
We love a ‘journey’ type story here at QX Towers. You know, like that Susan Boyle who went from cat-lady to global superstar in a matter of minutes. This week, cabaret star extraordinaire and Dorset tart with a heart Stephanie Von Clitz tells Jason Reid her story. Grab a brew, and settle in...
It’s Time We Talk About Gay Sex And Consent
At 16 years old, before I even came out, I was attacked and raped in my own bed by one of my colleagues. At 17, I struggled. At 18, I still struggled. At 19, I put my foot down and found myself writing about my experience, frustrated by the silence around rape amongst men.
EMERGENCY: It’s a new Chloe video!
Words by Dylan Jones
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So there’s a Twitter account called “Twinks 4 Trump”
The Black Cap is set to reopen as a chain straight bar
Solace in Strangers: The Samaritans of the Switchboards
Despite progress, too many in the LGBT community still find themselves struggling to cope with issues relating to their gender identity or sexual orientation; too often they’ve no one to talk to. Chris Godfrey speaks with Switchboard co-chair, Nuala O’Sullivan, and Gay Switchboard Ireland director, Adam Shanley, about how their charities continue to help the community’s most vulnerable and isolated.