Secret Gay London

Secret Gay London

So, we spend all our time writing about our gorgeous gritty city’s best-known gay venues. But what about the hidden gems? The clandestine taverns nestled down cobbled side streets. London’s full of history and secrets. It’s why we pay so much rent to live here (well, that and the fact that oil tycoons are constantly flinging skyscrapers up).
 
Last Chance to Save The Yard!

Last Chance to Save The Yard!

Even if you have objected before The Yard STILL needs you!

 
Orlando: Remembering the Fallen

Orlando: Remembering the Fallen

Below is a list of all 49 victims of the Pulse nightclub massacre, the worst mass shooting in US history and a devastating attack to the LGBTQI community in both Orlando Florida, as well as world. Vigils worldwide shortly followed, showing our solidarity across the globe.

 
Community: Our tribute to Orlando

Community: Our tribute to Orlando

If you were at the vigil for Orlando on Old Compton Street, you’ll understand us when we say it was one of the most moving experiences of our lives.

 
MEN Awardz

MEN Awardz

We love pointless award ceremonies as much as the next scene magazine, so, apropos of absolutely nothing, we thought we’d dole out some pointless prizes this week to our favourite advertisers and/or friends. So, fished straight out of the bin in Peckham Rye, it’s the MENZ AWARDZ.

 
Gotta Have Faith

Gotta Have Faith

LGBT History Month was founded by the education charity Schools OUT, and its theme for 2016 is Faith, Belief and Philosophy. Joey Knock, a Stonewall supporter who works for Christian Aid, talks about how his faith impacted his coming out.
 
Comptons of Soho: 30 years at the heart of gay Soho

Comptons of Soho: 30 years at the heart of gay Soho

As we celebrate the Grand Dame of Soho’s 30th birthday as an offical gay venue, we have a chat with some of her nearest and dearest. They know her best and they, in addition to their hundreds of regulars, make her what she is. Happy Birthday old girl!

 
Firebrands in Frocks: The Radical Drag Queens of The Gay Liberation Front

Firebrands in Frocks: The Radical Drag Queens of The Gay Liberation Front

On July 1st 1972, over 700 LGBT demonstrators made history by marching through London for the first official Pride carnival. It was the largest public display of its kind to date, but it certainly wasn’t the first. Chris Godfrey spoke with the radical drag queens who took to the streets of London just days before, in a daring display of defiance and decadence. 

 
What's On At The Tav?

What’s On At The Tav?

The Vauxhall Tavern have got a whole host of new delights coming up in February! Let’s take a sneak peek at some of the plays, events and performers they’ve got in store…

 
What To Read This Black History Month

What To Read This Black History Month

October is Black History Month and even though we’re over halfway through there’s still time to get stuck into some great reads by fantastic black LGBT writers. From recent Man Booker Prize Winner, Marlon James, to Alice Walker, author of the Pulitzer Prize winning The Colour Purple, black LGBT writers have it covered. Josh Lee provides some of his top picks to get stuck into.