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    “The Weakest Queen” Red Nose Day Fun-draiser! at Zodiac Bar, 15...

    Red Nose Day returns on Friday, 15 March, and Zodiac Bar is joining in to do something funny for money. All donations on the...

    Leather Social at Comptons, every first Sunday of the month –...

    Comptons Of Soho is a well-loved and popular gay bar in the heart of Old Compton Street. Spread across two floors, the venue is...

    LGBTQ+ Gay Cabaret

    Keep the magic alive by attending Waterloo East Theatre’s Gala Fundraising Evening, 7 March.

    Keep the magic alive by attending Waterloo East Theatre's Gala Fundraising Evening. The lights may have dimmed, but the magic of Waterloo East Theatre hasn't...

    “If the thing you need doesn’t exist, you should make it happen.” Adam Hemmings...

    Adam Hemmings writes about the work of Museum of Homelessness, The Outside Project and the Comedy Fundraiser by Quantum Leopard that will raise money...

    Drag Idol UK 2024 is back!

    Drag Idol UK 2024 is back! The official launch party of Drag Idol 2024 is taking place at The Two Brewers, Clapham, on Thursday, 22nd...

    LGBTQ+ Gay Parties

    Love Muscle xx: The Legend Returns 29 March.

    Love Muscle xx, the legendary multi-award winning, 90's LGBTQ+ club night, returns on Friday, 29th March 2024 (Good Friday) at the stunning Lafayette club...

    Discounted Rising Spirit tickets on sale now.

    The festival has announced that 'Rising Spirit' have released the early bird discount tickets for the fifth Queer Spirit Festival. Click here for ticket sales...

    Queer things to do in London over the festive season.

    London is a vibrant and diverse city that welcomes people from all walks of life, and our LGBTIQ+ community occupies an important space in...

    Volunteer call for Queer Spirit Festival 2024.

    Queer Spirit is a five day camping festival for around eight hundred people, between August 15th and August 19th at Bridwell Park, Devon. This...

    Joe Lycett to headline National Student Pride 2024, 24 Feb.

    He’s Got Your Back! Comedian and television presenter Joe Lycett will headline the National Student Pride 2024 main stage on Saturday 24th February. In...

    Body Movements Second Winter Edition, 3 Feb.

    The Body Movements dance festival celebrates their Second Winter Edition as they return to Hackney Wick, London, on Saturday, February 3rd, unifying an eclectic...

    The devil is in the detail!

    The devil is in the detail! Most of us do it and many of us love it, self-pleasure. In my various years at esmale I...

    QX guide to dating apps and websites.

    The QX Guide to gay dating apps and websites. With a proliferation of gay dating and hook-up apps and websites out there, sometimes it seems...
    Valentines day

    What gay men really want for Valentine’s Day!

    Looking to find their Mr. Right or Mr. Right Now? As Wednesday 14th February approaches many of you are still wondering, ‘where’s my Mr. Right...

    Is loneliness fuelling our addiction to chems?

    Is loneliness what’s fuelling our addiction to chems? Drug use is generally talked about in terms of addiction. If you seek help for issues relating...

    Mark Hughes on the allure of pull-ups plus more tips and tricks.

    Hey hey! Mark here, your wellness warrior, returning with February 2024 tips, tricks, and the lowdown on what's happening in London for LGBTQIA folks....

    HIV Testing Week 2024

    National HIV Testing Week 2024 This year’s most significant week for HIV prevention Like it or not, gay and bi men are one of the...

    Opening Doors announces shock closure.

    Opening Doors is an organisation dedicated to supporting and advocating for LGBTQ+ individuals over 50, addressing issues around isolation and invisibility. Today, they have...

    Switched: The new app for Kinksters.

    Switched app launched on 28 April of 2023 after two and half years of development by a team of only two queer kinksters working...

    Gay City Bowlers are bringing their brand of a high-fun, low-stakes sport to London.

    Gay City Bowlers was established in 2017, and they’ve become an established name on the scene in Manchester, Birmingham, Bristol, Nottingham and Bristol. Starting...

    QueerSwap: a series of sustainability-focused queer social events.

    QueerSwap is a series of sustainability-focused social events for London's LGBTQ+ community, including the popular queer clothing swaps, queer book swaps, and now a...

    Reactivate launch new club wear range.

    Brightening things up this Christmas are Reactivate as they launch a new clubwear range with Australia's Synthd Designs, just in time to put in...

    Underwear Fetish Alert – by esmale.

    Hello, my name is Ollie, I work for esmale and we sell male sex toys, fetish gear, poppers, sex essentials and my favourite, lots...

    Stage + Screen

    Meet Dolly Wilde, Oscar Wilde´s Non-Stop Niece!

    PROFILE: Dolly Wilde, Oscar’s Non-Stop Niece! He may have been a right, chancy rascal, but the late Malcolm McLaren – like all shrewd rogues –...

    Maddie Zahm – QX interviews the exciting new queer voice in the world of...

    Maddie Zahm is a 24-year-old LA-based singer/songwriter and an exciting new queer voice in the pop world. She supported Pink on her two dates at...

    ‘Black Mona Lisa’ is the latest Billy Porter album release. Out today.

    Produced by hitmaker Justin Tranter, Billy Porter's latest release, Black Mona Lisa, comprises a group of songs that tell Billy's story authentically, with depth...

    SPRINT Theatre Festival at Camden People’s Theatre, 5 – 22 March.

    SPRINT Festival is an established carnival of new and unusual theatre in London. For three weeks in March, Camden People's Theatre assembles a scintillating array...

    Soul on Ice Festival features pioneering queer performance, 14 – 17 March.

    Soul on Ice is a new festival from Certain Blacks that explores identity, diversity, and improvisation through cabaret, music, and live art. The festival...

    Wild About You: Todrick Hall is among the stellar cast in this New Musical...

    Wild About You: Todrick Hall is among the stellar cast in this New Musical In Concert. Wild About You is a New Musical In Concert...

    Keep the magic alive by attending Waterloo East Theatre’s Gala Fundraising Evening, 7 March.

    Keep the magic alive by attending Waterloo East Theatre's Gala Fundraising Evening. The lights may have dimmed, but the magic of Waterloo East Theatre hasn't...

    Billie Esplen takes us on a writer’s journey with Cowboys and Lesbians, Park Theatre...

    Seventeen and wasting their youth on flashcards and fantasising about their teachers, Nina and Noa have never been to a party or been kissed,...

    BFI Flare celebrates queer cinema, 13 to 24 March 2024.

    BFI Flare is the UK's biggest queer film festival, screening the best in contemporary queer cinema from around the world. The festival also runs...

    Manchester Pride produces ‘I Choose Kindness’ video in response to surging hate crime.

    In the last three years, hate crimes due to sexual orientation have increased by 69%, while hate crimes against transgender people have surged by...

    ‘The Flea’ is a retelling of the Cleveland Street scandal of 1889, 11 Oct...

    The world premiere of The Flea by James Fritz runs from 11 October to 18 November at The Yard Theatre. The play focuses on...

    A Cache Of Diamonds: A queer tour of East London with Dan Glass, 24...

    For those of you who are curious about the rich queer history of East London, Dan Glass will guide you. He's the author of...

    Opinion

    QX interviews Dame Inga Beale, Lloyd’s of London’s first female CEO.

    Inga Beale is widely celebrated as one of the most inspirational women in tech, after becoming Lloyd’s of London’s first female CEO. In this...

    Cool2BTrans founder Katie Neeves chats with QX.

    As we prepare for London Trans+ Pride 2023 on the 8th of July, Cool2BTrans founder and top Pride Month speaker Katie Neeves sat down in...

    QX Pride Month Q&A: Baroness Ruth Hunt, member of the House of Lords and...

    Baroness Ruth Hunt, member of the House of Lords and former Stonewall CEO, took us on a journey through her career in this Pride...

    LGBTQ+ Gay Travel

    Queer travellers guide to Sydney.

    During Pride and Mardi Gras celebrations in Sydney, visitors and locals immerse themselves in the diverse queer neighbourhoods. No matter your orientation or gender identity,...

    QX chats with Charity Kase and Anubis ahead of their Nightmares Before Christmas Tour.

    Stars of RuPaul's Drag Race UK Charity Kase and Anubis are taking to the stage across the nation this Yuletide, and QX spoke to...

    Queer East Nationwide Film Tour.

    Queer East returns to cinemas around the UK in 2023 for its fourth year with a nationwide tour presenting contemporary feature films and documentaries...

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