Hating Peter Tatchell

Hating Peter Tatchell

We speak to filmmaker Chris Amos on his upcoming documentary narrated by Ian McKellan, which promises to give a unique and unbiased window into the life of one of the world’s most notorious activists.

 
The Peter Tatchell Africa Extravaganza!

The Peter Tatchell Africa Extravaganza!

On Thursday 13th October, the Peter Tatchell Foundation is putting on an Africa Extravaganza to raise funds to continue its human rights advocacy.

 
LGBT Muslim Solidarity in East London

LGBT Muslim Solidarity in East London

In a bid to unite the LGBT and Muslim communities, members of the newfound LGBT-Muslim Solidarity campaign took to the streets of East London to make their voices heard.  Chris Godfrey spoke to LGBT Muslims about the challenges that lie ahead in reconciling the two groups.
 
Pride in London

Pride in London

27/06/15: With everyone still buzzing from news that the Americans have finally seen sense (thank you SCOTUS), the atmosphere at the Trafalgar stage was electric. Thousands roasted in the square as they enjoyed a diverse spectacle of drag, music, speeches and Robin Windsor.

 

London protest against Dolce & Gabbana

Old Bond Street store picketed. Call for boycott of D&G
 
Unsung Heroes of the Gay Scene

Unsung Heroes of the Gay Scene

We asked some of the most admired, well-known activist names within London’s LGBT+ community: who do you admire, who is not known, and deserves recognition? 
 
Call For The Same-Sex S.R.E. To Be Statutory In All English Schools

Call For The Same-Sex S.R.E. To Be Statutory In All English Schools

A coalition of LGBTI (Lesbian Gay Bisexual Trans Intersex) organisations and campaigners have written an open letter to political leaders in the UK, highlighting the urgent need to make Sex and Relationship Education (SRE) statutory in all schools – as well as appropriate for LGBTI young people.
 
Future Sex: The End of Gay?

Future Sex: The End of Gay?

Does LGBTI Pride have a future? Is gay identity just a phase?

 
Freedom To...

Freedom To…

This year’s theme for Pride is ‘Freedom To…’ a concept that was initially suggested by QX Editor Cliff Joannou over a chilled glass of Chardonnay in Soho with Michael Salter, Chair of Pride in London. The idea was simple: Pride has a different meaning for every person that attends it. For one person, it’s a day to party, to drink and not go home for 48 hours. For the next person, it’s a battle for marriage or legal equality. For the person next to them, it’s a struggle for sexual freedom. And for many millions of others - often not even in the UK, but thousands of miles away around the world - it’s a daily battle to survive in a homophobic, overtly hateful, religious and/or prejudiced society. The concept of #FreedomTo is simple: that whatever Pride means to you, whatever your concept of gay scene or community is, Pride is a day that allows you to shout, sing, dance or deliver that message as you see fit. With that in mind, Cliff Joannou asked some of the more outspoken people from the UK’s gay community to tell us what Pride means to them… 
 
1994 – 2014: Twenty Years of Gay History

1994 – 2014: Twenty Years of Gay History

QX launched its very first issue on Thursday, 20th October 1994. This week of May 2014 we celebrate its 1000th issue, and here we look over some of the most significant moments of gay history and LGBT rights to have occurred over that twenty year period.