HEAVEN hosts 5 days of Bank Holiday entertainment

Having recently transformed itself from the most famous LGBT club in the world in to the largest LGBT bar in the U.K., G-A-Y Heaven...
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There’s a New LGBTQ+ Venue in North London! – Zodiac Bar

Of all the things we thought we’d be writing about this week, reporting the opening of a new LGBTQ+ venue certainly wasn’t one of...

LGBTQ+ Drag and Cabaret

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QUEER ON THE PIER returns 24th July 2021

Queer on the Pier returns for summer 2021, 24th July 2021 They are back with a bigger stage, and more production, as the Queer On The Pier team...
Carrot

QX Cabaret Profile: Joshua Young aka Carrot – Get tickets for 9th November show

What is your earliest childhood memory?  When I was a kid I had a severely lazy eye (which I still have slightly). I had a...
Bette Rinse

QX Cabaret Profile: Kevin Lordan aka Bette Rinse

What were you like as a child and growing up?    I was totally and utterly outrageous, and very effeminate. I was always playing with dolls....

LGBTQ+ People & Parties

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QUEER ON THE PIER returns 24th July 2021

Queer on the Pier returns for summer 2021, 24th July 2021 They are back with a bigger stage, and more production, as the Queer On The Pier team...

From Berlin to London: REVOLVER & B:EAST – The Launch Party Sunday 11th July...

UPDATE 8th May 2021: *Perfomers announced* - BELLA BE LIEVE plus LIVE PA STEWART WHO? : Performing his Back 2 The Future and Trade Classic TWISTED Sixteen DJs...
Brighton Pride

Brighton and Hove Pride Cancelled – Update

Brighton and Hove Pride announced the cancellation of Brighton & Hove Pride’s Community Parade, Pride Village Party and Pride Festival on Saturday 7th &...

Support The Eagle – membership and merchandise

Over the last 20 years we've seen our LGBTQ+ spaces disappear so fast that there are now but a handful left.   In 2019, in...
Delicious debauchery on Saturday as SexCircus/Matinee arrived at Great Sussex Street Warehouse

SexCircus vs Matinee : Pervert – Delicious debauchery arrived at Great Sussex Street Warehouse

07/03/20: Crowds were undeterred by corona hysteria on Saturday as they turned out in DROVES for a special Sex Circus/Matinee collaborative event at brand...
Circa Embankment: Opulent gorgeousness at Central London’s newest gay nightclub

Circa The Club – Opulent gorgeousness at Central London’s newest gay nightclub

29/02/20: Look at these STUNNING pics of the STUNNING partygoers who were all at Circa The Club on Saturday night! For you newcomers to...

LGBTQ+ Bits & Pieces

How To Survive A Family Holiday

The sun’s out, Alexa Chung’s ditched her trenchoat in favour of a quirky sheer playsuit, and it’s getting worryingly close to FAMILY HOLIDAY TIME. That...
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Soho´s Al Fresco experience due to end!

UPDATE: Street closures have been extended until the end of October. With half of summer lost to lockdown, punters and venues have had a tough...
AKT Face coverings

akt launch their rainbow face coverings

akt is a charity that supports lgbtq+ young people aged 16-25 in the uk who are facing or experiencing homelessness or living in a...
Wildcat Gin Passion

500 bottles of gin to be given in Sink The Pink’s Pink Noise project

WILDCAT PASSION DELIVERS 500 FREE BOTTLES TO PINK NOISE PLEDGERS Wildcat Gin is giving away 500 bottles of its new flavour to people who donate...

LGBTQ+ Health & Wellbeing

Gay Men’s Therapy. Why now?

Dr Tony Furlong is an integrative honourary psychotherapist at Gay Men's Therapy. He has spent over 15 years working in the LGBT field. Initially as...

Is There Any Money Left In Sex Work?

Is There Any Money Left In Sex Work? – let’s talk about it! Article written by Stephen Hanscomb of LGBTplus  When the coronavirus pandemic struck everyone...
Andrew Logan

Andrew Logan rainbow heart donation to raise money for MindOut charity

British sculptor and creator of the Alternative Miss World, Andrew Logan, has created a unique rainbow wearable art piece, in his signature style in...
Matthew Hodson

New online tool pinpoints HIV health inequalities in England

New online tool pinpoints HIV health inequalities in England to improve prevention and planning The rate of late HIV diagnosis, which is associated with a...
Camp Fit with Carl

Camp Fit with Carl 

Throughout this lockdown period cabaret artists and entertainers have had to diversify in order to adapt to losing their stages and bookings overnight. Many...

LGBTQ+ & Community

LGBTQ+ Retirement Index

LGBTQ+ Best European Countries to Retire?

There has been a growing interest in retirement communities built specifically for those who identify as LGBTQ+, with the first one in the UK...
Brighton Pride

Brighton and Hove Pride Cancelled – Update

Brighton and Hove Pride announced the cancellation of Brighton & Hove Pride’s Community Parade, Pride Village Party and Pride Festival on Saturday 7th &...

Culture Trip Launches Secret LGBTQ+ History and Nightlife Virtual Talks

Giving viewers a glimpse as to what it means to be LGBTQ+ in the nation’s buzzing capital, London Culture Trip – the app for curious...

Andrew J Duffer : Are you gay?

QX loves Andrew J Duffer. At a time when we are beginning to despair, watching this channel gives us inspired hope.  There are many...
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Gay Polish couple unfold LGBTQ flag in front of Pope with words HELP!

Gay Polish couple, Jakub and David, have unfolded a big rainbow flag in front of pope Francis, during Angelus prayer in The Vatican. On...

LGBTQ+ Fashion & Grooming

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WATCH: Vintage male models strut their stuff in itsy bitsy swimwear circa 1951

We've become desensitised to the fit male physique with Instagram being a jungle of thirst traps with every other picture being an Insta-gay posing...
Modus Vivendi Spring Summer 2020 Collection

Modus Vivendi Spring Summer 2020 Collection

It´s Monday, you're in lockdown... you deserve a treat!! Location: Tenerife, Canary Islands         Interview with Josué Tarí Madariaga Best and toughest part of being a model? The best...

#whatkiazdidnext

At QX we love an excuse to dress up. So it was no surprise that we’d show an interest in the latest internet sensation...

LGBTQ+ Arts and Culture

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Will Young’s new book: To Be A Gay Man – Out today

In To Be a Gay Man, Will Young speaks out about gay shame, revealing the impact it had on his own life, how he...

Shortlists for this year’s Polari Prize and Polari First Book Prize

A visionary exploration of trans identity, a re-interpretation of the gothic novel and a graphic guide to LGBTQ+ cultural history all feature on the...
Conleth Kane

QX Interview: Conleth Kane

https://www.qxmagazine.com/area/gay-bars-in-london-open/ Pride and Joy!  To coincide with what would’ve been Belfast Pride this weekend, LGBTQ+ artist Conleth Kane who is originally from Northern Ireland is releasing...

The Diverse Book Awards

More than fifty submissions were received for the first ever Diverse Book Awards created by writing community The Author School (www.theauthorschool.com). Today, the longlist...
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Above The Stag Theatre to open 14th October – Tickets for Buyer & Cellar...

Above The Stag Theatre is delighted to announce a return to fully fledged, socially distanced theatrical productions with one-man comedy Buyer & Cellar which...
Myras DuBois Saves Christmas

Myra DuBois Saves Christmas on 19 December  

After her fabulous semi-final performance in this weekend’s Britain’s Got Talent, the Rose Theatre in Kingston has today announced that comedian Myra DuBois will...

Quentin Crisp: Naked Hope – 20th September

Quentin Crisp: Naked Hope at the new Alfresco Waterloo East Theatre. Socially distanced with rain cover!   Flamboyantly gay as early as the 1930s, Quentin Crisp...
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Masculinities: Liberation through Photography opens at the Barbican Gallery

Barbican Art Gallery reopens Masculinities: Liberation through Photography, a major group exhibition that explores how masculinity is experienced, performed, coded and socially constructed as...
London Love Dick

London Art Gallery declares “London Loves Dick”

London Art Gallery declares “London Loves Dick” By Steve Dales A new show “London Loves Dick” at the Velorose Gallery in London throughout July considers censorship,...
Queer East

Queer East puts resistance and inclusivity at the centre for virtual programme for Pride...

QE: Docs4Pride from Queer East Film Festival launches on 3 July with four free-to-stream documentaries shining a light on queer activism in East and...
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Streaming from 7pm Thursday 21 May : A Streetcar Named Desire

As theatres across the country face unprecedented times, you can read about the impact the lockdown is having here and, to remind you of...
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An open letter to theatre and performance makers

Given the number of LGBTQ+ people involved in the performing arts QX is lending the organisers of this open letter a platform in order...

Homo Promos – The Gay Century

Homo Promos is London’s oldest queer community theatre company.  It was founded in 1988 in response to Section 28, which forbade local authorities from...

LGBTQ+ Politics & History

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The future of LGBT+ laws post-Brexit

The University of Law comments on the future of LGBT+ laws post-Brexit Rights for the LGBT+ community are expected to be compromised after Britain officially...
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Hidden queer culture from past to present – 15,22,29 August

Activists Q & A and live performances from drag kings and queens   Every Saturday in August, enjoy a night in to explore hidden LGBTQ stories,...
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Will you help end this ridiculous investigation by emailing Poland’s Prosecutor General?

While Borris Johnson congratulates the homophobic president of Poland, Andrzej Duda, on his successful re-election, Amnesty International reminds us of the consequences for Poland's LGBTQ+...

LGBT+ veterans reclaim London Pride with political demands

Search for:   Former Gay Liberation Front activists speak out 50 years on   Veterans of the London Gay Liberation Front, 1970-74, will march on 27 June to...

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Is There Any Money Left In Sex Work?

Is There Any Money Left In Sex Work? – let’s talk about it! Article written by Stephen Hanscomb of LGBTplus  When the coronavirus pandemic struck everyone...
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2020 Pride march will be led by gay veterans from 1970s

This year’s 2020 Pride in London parade has been postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic. But veterans from the London Gay Liberation Front 1970-74,...

Glasgow nightclub praised after ejecting woman wearing transphobic “LGB Alliance” t-shirt

A woman was asked to leave a nightclub in Glasgow after other patrons complained to staff about the t-shirt she was wearing.  It bared the...

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