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    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

    Urban World

    Ivorian Doll to headline at Urban World Live, Saturday 8 October

    Urban World returns to super-club Scala in King's Cross on Saturday, 8th October 2022,  with Ivorian Doll as the main act. Ivorian Doll Live...
    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...
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    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...
    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...
    Hustlaball Berlin 2022

    Hustlaball 2022 Weekender in Berlin, 20 – 23 October

    This year's HUSTLABALL 2022 is at the notorious Berlin venue, The Kit Kat club! It will be just one of several parties arranged over...
    Oxballs Prowler

    Oxballs spoil you with choice at Prowler

    OXBALLS: The authority in male toys, you’ll be spoilt for choice when you see what Oxballs at Prowler have in store for you! There is...
    strictly come dancing live tour

    Strictly Come Dancing Live UK Arena Tour on sale now

    The Strictly Come Dancing Live UK Arena Tour takes place from 20 January 2022 to 12 February 2023.  STRICTLY COME DANCING LIVE TOUR JUDGING PANEL...
    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...
    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...
    queerest fun palaces

    The Queerest Fun Palace in Britain welcomes you on Sunday, 2 October

    Queer Britain, the first LGBTQ+ museum in Britain, has joined a nationwide movement with a mission to celebrate culture and creativity in communities. The...
    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 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...
    carrie the musical

    Sedos brings the cult classic Carrie: The Musical to Bridewell Theatre, 25-29 October 2022

    Carrie White is a misfit. Carrie is at the mercy of her over-protective, hyper-religious mother at home. At school, she’s an outcast, bullied by...
    Bent play

    Director’s screening of Bent with Q&A at Riverside Studios, 15 October

    Twenty-five years ago, director Sean Mathias presented his film version of Bent, Martin Sherman’s Tony-nominated play to the world.  Now, to mark the film’s anniversary,...
    two-spirit wildwood

    A kindred two-spirit reviews Wildhood

    Daniel Frost, a two-spirit first nation Canadian raised in the UK reviews Wildhood, directed by Bretten Hannam.  Linc (Phillip Lewitski) and his brother live in...
    Only An Octave Apart Wilton's Music Hall

    Only An Octave Apart mashes up opera arias with pop songs, 28 Sept –...

    Justin Vivian Bond joins Anthony Roth Costanzo in their critically-acclaimed Only An Octave Apart at Wilton's Music Hall. It is an incredible new show that mashes up...

    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...
    Bent play

    Director’s screening of Bent with Q&A at Riverside Studios, 15 October

    Twenty-five years ago, director Sean Mathias presented his film version of Bent, Martin Sherman’s Tony-nominated play to the world.  Now, to mark the film’s anniversary,...
    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...

    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

    Hustlaball Berlin 2022

    Hustlaball 2022 Weekender in Berlin, 20 – 23 October

    This year's HUSTLABALL 2022 is at the notorious Berlin venue, The Kit Kat club! It will be just one of several parties arranged over...
    Bear Carnival 2023 Gran Canaria

    Bear Carnival returns to Gran Canaria, March 2023

    Much of Spain enjoys summer weather and a subtropical climate for most of the year. Spain is also super gay friendly with LGBTQ+ beach...
    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 –...