LGBTQ+ Gay Bars

More
    London gay bar Sunday

    So much entertainment for free, and more – a week at...

    Every Tuesday at Zodiac - Karaoke  Rising star & vocal phenomenon, Luna Cortez hosts you every Tuesday for a Karaoke Party over 2 floors! FREE ENTRY Every Wednesday at...
    karaoke competition

    Calling all singers to The Z Factor!

    You are invited to The Z Factor - Karaoke Competition!  ZODIAC bar has announced the very first season of 'The Z Factor' - a long-awaited...

    LGBTQ+ Gay Cabaret

    jonny woo

    Now That’s What We Call Musicals!, 3 September

    Le Gateau Chocolat and Jonny Woo: NOW THAT’S WHAT WE CALL MUSICALS! Dubbed the “Ebony and Ivory of drag” – Olivier award-winning star of La...
    ginny lemon

    QX meets Ru Paul’s Drag Race UK star Ginny Lemon

    The Commonwealth Games 2022 opened in Birmingham's Alexander Stadium to a high camp performance from Ginny Lemon. Hovering above the stadium in a lemon...

    LGBTQ+ Gay Parties

    drug alcohol free club

    Alcohol and drug free clubbing, 8 October

    With the demand for more sober spaces & events for the queer community, London's newest alcohol and drug free clubbing sesh is just around...
    gay London parties clubs

    New queer party! New club in Soho! WOW!, 10 September

    With so many venues closing, we can finally celebrate an opening. Four stories below Soho, below where QX used to have it’s offices (for...

    Your queer guide to August bank holiday weekend 2022

    It's the August bank holiday weekend and it's time to put our troubles aside for a couple of days, and enjoy our queer family...

    Madonna Fan Party returns to G-A-Y Late, 27 August

    Madonna Fan Party returns to London on 27th August from 3.30pm for it’s 32nd - 32nd! - event since the parties first started almost...

    UK Black Pride at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, 14 August

    UK Black Pride is Europe's largest Pride celebration for LGBTQ!+ people of African, Asian, Caribbean, Latin American and S.W.A.N.A. decent. Starting off as a...
    Body Movements

    Body Movements Festival, 30 July

    After launching in 2021, celebrating the UK’s varied Queer and Trans electronic music communities, BODY MOVEMENTS has already firmed up it’s place as an essential date...
    vault 139 birthday

    Vault 139 celebrates 14 years, 3 September

    Vault139 is London's premiere gay cruise bar with darkroom. They're celebrating 14 years of *servicing* their customers with a CUM AND GLOW Party. It's...
    gay London fetish bar

    Backstreet bar announces closure date

    Sex-positive club Backstreet has announced its closure date as 17 July 2022. Management announced the closure on their Twitter account, "After 37 incredible years...
    gay London pride 2022

    Little Gay Brother bigger and better at Earth, Pride rave 2022

    Little Gay Brother is back, bigger and better, at their new home Earth for a Pride rave spectacular on 2nd July 2022. Earth is a...
    gay Fitladz

    Fun with Fitladz this Easter

    Every Friday bad boyz enjoy an outrageous party at Fitladz, in The Bunker. Fitladz is a club night that’s all about sex-positive vibes and...
    queer I am

    Queer arts show launches season 2, 1 October

    Queer I Am the Podcast, the podcast that celebrates Queer Artists and Queer Allies will release season 2 of the hit podcast from 1st...
    radical faeries Autumn Equinox

    London’s Radical Faeries in celebration of the Autumn Equinox, Sept 21

    An evening of performance and ceremony from London's Radical Faeries in celebration of the Autumn Equinox Wednesday September 21st at 7.30pm.  As the Wheel of the...
    fringe festival

    Fringe! Queer Film & Arts Fest, 20 – 25 September 2022

    This month, Fringe! returns for its twelfth edition with a compelling, provocative and political programme of film screenings, performances, workshops and events. Join them...

    Language is the key to LGBTQIA+ community’s inclusion and wellbeing in sport

    Dr Amanda Jones, Senior Lecturer in Physical Education, University of Bedfordshire explains why language is the key to LGBTQIA+ community’s inclusion and wellbeing in sport. It...
    struggling

    Is anyone else really struggling at the moment?

    Is anyone else really struggling at the moment? By Richard David-Caine The other day I popped into my local Costa coffee shop, for a top up...
    mpx

    Don’t delay, get vaccinated against the MPX virus

    MPX is a very unpleasant virus. Besides extremely painful blisters in some very uncomfortable areas it can also cause blindness! There is also a...
    wholly minded gay counselling

    Wholly Minded Counselling and Psychotherapy (sponsored post)

    Are you experiencing trouble coming to terms with, or understanding your sexual identity, coming out to those you know and love, whether this be...
    gay wellness masseurs

    Gay Wellness: a new kind of wellness platform (sponsored post)

    Based in Los Angeles and London, Gay Wellness is a new online platform for gay and queer-identified wellness practitioners. It serves as a listing...
    London gay bar Dalston Junction

    New pop-up LGBTQ+ bar in Dalston Junction, 9 Sep

    Adam’s, a pop-up LGBTQ+ neighbourhood bar founded by Adam Caddy, will open at Snackbar in Dalston Junction on September 9th for three months. Every Thursday, Friday...

    UK Black Pride at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, 14 August

    UK Black Pride is Europe's largest Pride celebration for LGBTQ!+ people of African, Asian, Caribbean, Latin American and S.W.A.N.A. decent. Starting off as a...
    Gay Panto in London 2019

    London Night Czar to “offer our full support” after sudden closure of Above The...

    London's LGBTQIA+ community was in shock after the sudden announcement of the closure of Above The Stage last Sunday. The venue (theatre, cabaret lounge...
    gay harnesses

    Harnesses: the must-have accessory for gay men

    If you've been paying attention to men's fashion trends over the past few years, you might have noticed that gay harnesses are having a moment....
    gay London store

    Kinky Gear is on the rise

    Kinky Gear is on the rise ... How is your Summer going? We have been having a ball. The first summer in 2 years that...

    Internationally acclaimed queer opera ORFEAS2021 premieres at Whitechapel Gallery, 24 Sept

    Performance and curation duo, FYTA, will be showcasing their acclaimed queer opera ORFEAS2021 for one night only at Whitechapel Gallery on Saturday 24th September...
    gary albert metamorphosis

    Gary Albert inspires a personal metamorphosis in a challenging world

    Gary Albert is a gay London-based multi-award winning composer and performer, who on October 7th is going to perform a solo concert called Metamorphosis in the...
    Romain Berger Lifes a cabaret

    Life’s A Cabaret for queer photographer Romain Berger

    Romain Berger is a queer photographer from the French scene, born in the late 80s in Normandy. He has a theatrical and cinematic background...
    EMINZADA

    “Sociopath”, an alternative pop tune with an Azerbaijani touch

    Singer/songwriter EMINZADA is a multi-dimensional artist with an exclusive style and powerful mindset. Originally from Baku City, Azerbaijan, EMINZADA has grown up with diversity...

    Internationally acclaimed queer opera ORFEAS2021 premieres at Whitechapel Gallery, 24 Sept

    Performance and curation duo, FYTA, will be showcasing their acclaimed queer opera ORFEAS2021 for one night only at Whitechapel Gallery on Saturday 24th September...

    Gender identity explored in Scarabeus Aerial Theatre tour

    Exploring gender identity, representation and familial love, Emerging is the brand-new production from pioneering company Scarabeus Aerial Theatre. This captivating performance begins its UK...
    gary albert metamorphosis

    Gary Albert inspires a personal metamorphosis in a challenging world

    Gary Albert is a gay London-based multi-award winning composer and performer, who on October 7th is going to perform a solo concert called Metamorphosis in the...
    trans transgender healthcare

    All-trans team devises show on trans healthcare – “Patient is a Verb”, 16 –...

    Burning Attic presents “Patient is a Verb” at Blue Elephant Theatre in Camberwell, 16-17 September 8pm. A theatre show about accessing trans healthcare in...
    gay London theatre

    They’re about to have the ride of their lives… Horseplay at Riverside Studios to...

    Enjoy a good laugh with Horseplay at Riverside Studios to 24 Sept. After ten years of marriage, Tom and Tim decide to spice up their...
    groove outbox theatre

    Ben Buratta talks about Groove, a performance uniting queer people on the dancefloor

    OUTBOX theatre’s new production of GROOVE is a performance embracing what it means to be queer, then, now, and in the future. Groove is based...
    swan song

    Swan Song is fabulous!

    Swan Song is an outrageously entertaining and unexpectedly tender comedy from writer/director Todd Stephens (Edge of Seventeen). Retired hairdresser Pat Pitsenbarger escapes his small-town nursing...
    naughty

    Naughty at The Hen & Chickens, 27 Sep – 2 Oct

    Fringe theatre has always been one of the joys of London and we are fortunate that there are still several venues that are regularly...
    Vito Project LGBTQ+ Film Club

    The Vito Project LGBTQ+ Film Club, 18 September

    Following the success of its Spring season, THE VITO PROJECT LGBTQ+ FILM CLUB returns to the iconic Cinema Museum London with a new series of regular...
    the P word

    THE P WORD at Bush Theatre, 9 Sep – 22 Oct

    The P Word, by Waleed Akhtar, whose play Kabul Goes Pop was a hit at Brixton House earlier this year, opens at the Bush...
    Human rights campaigner, Peter Tatchell has called for West Midlands police to be banned from Birmingham Pride after Chief Constable refuses to apologise for the forces homophobia.

    Call to ban West Midlands police from Birmingham Pride

    Human rights campaigner, Peter Tatchell has called for West Midlands police to be banned from Birmingham Pride after Chief Constable refuses to apologise for...
    europride ban

    Belgrade EuroPride cancellation faces queer resistance

    Belgrade EuroPride cancellation faces queer resistance ... (EPOA), is the largest demonstration that vindicates our rights in Europe. It is a celebration that has taken...

    Opinion

    queer horror films

    Why we’re launching Queer Horror Nights! by Token Homo, Castle Cinema 27 Feb.

    Why we’re launching Queer Horror Nights!, a new London-based film club dedicated to the darker side of cinema by Token Homo When you tell people...
    LGBT Afganistan

    LGBTQ People Are Being Hunted Down – By Yuval David

    Kabul was known as one of the few “liberal” cities in Afghanistan.  The word liberal is in quotation marks, and inflected, because it is...

    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...

    LGBTQ+ Gay Travel

    gay Zurich Switzerland

    The joys of a long weekend in Zurich, Switzerland

    Zurich is probably best known as the banking powerhouse of Europe. That and fondue. But it wasn't either of those that attracted me to...
    gay ski week USA

    Gay Ski Week 2023 in North America

    As summer draws to a close in Northern Europe, it's time to plan our winter gay ski week 2023. QX looks at three stunning...
    totnes pride

    Gaycation in Devon with Totnes Pride, 3 September

    Travelling abroad is a bit of a nightmare these days, so it's nice to know that there are some beautiful parts of Britain worthy...
    Prague Pride

    Summer celebrations in Prague for Pride, 8 – 14 August

    The summer festival season is in full swing and in less than two weeks, the much anticipated Prague Pride 2022 festival will start –...
    Bristol Pride

    Bristol Pride over 50 events, 25 June – 11 July

    Taking place across two weeks from Saturday 25 June to Monday 11 July, over 50 events will take place in the biggest ever Bristol...

    Six of the best LGBTQ+ destinations to party this summer

    Gay Pride month is in full swing with a host of celebrations planned to bring the LGBTQ+ community together not just this month but...