Queer pop powerhouse Lucy Whittaker is taking over the industry, one Pride at a time. 

Lucy Whittaker
By Ifan Llewelyn Flipping her blonde locks over the shoulder of a blue silk tracksuit, chest pumping to her new track's pumping beat, Lucy Whittaker commands attention as she takes to the stage of Mayfair member's club The Wellington. She's celebrating this year's pride season with the release of her new single 'Miracle', an electro-pop banger about being unable to free...

Taylor Swift’s new music video features every single queer celebrity ever

Okay, not really. But almost everyone that featured in Queerty headline in the past year. It's a who's who of "who's that?" gay celebrities that your teenage nephew will know. Quickly pegged as the anthem for this year's Pride season, "You Need To Calm Down" takes aim at homophobic, transphobic and Taylor-phobic haters and tells them to take several...

The London Indian Film Festival has a sparkling roster of queer films this year

Despite lots of unpleasant discourse to the contrary, the UK and in particular London, remains an accepting, colourful and wonderfully diverse place. Events like the London Indian Film Festival personify that diversity – the chance to drink in the sights and sounds of a kaleidoscopic culture, and not just any culture; one that’s had a massive impact on the way...

Homosexuality in sports: three athletes who have come out as gay

by Alex Dudley There are plenty of athletes that have come out as openly gay over the past ten years and they have been applauded for breaking down the barriers that still plague the sports we love. At both professional and college levels, the LGBT movements have been working hard to eradicate the final few hurdles that stand in the way...

It’s #WorldBloodDonorDay – unless you’re a gay or bi man

Today, hundreds of donors across the globe are lining up to donate blood, throwing a lifeline to countless patients who are in dire need of it. What you won't see in those queues are gay and bi men, who are banned from giving blood if they've had a single sexual encounter in the past three months. That's right, if you're...

Helmets on, boys – IBikeLondon and Cyclehoop team up with Pride in London for this year’s #PrideRide

Get those tight cycle shorts on boys, it's time to get riding! Taking place on Saturday, June 22, this year’s #PrideRide promises to be one of the biggest IBikeLondon rides of the year!   Once again, IBikeLondon (created by Cyclehoop) joins forces with Pride in London to bring back their legendary Pride Ride celebrating the 50th-anniversary #PrideJubilee with their LGBTQ+ friends and...

Viva La Diva!

Jason Reid chats to female impersonator Randy Roberts Randy Roberts is an internationally acclaimed female impersonator who has been performing across the globe for more than thirty years. In this particular field of drag, he is up there with the best of the best. Fellow impersonator and Drag Race alum Charlie Hides cites Randy as a lifelong inspiration. This week,...

Dating app Chappy launches ‘Friend Mode’ – a new platonic connection feature

With the innovation of digital dating, grabbing yourself a date has become easier than ever! But what if you're not looking to date? What if you're just looking to make some new friends to hang out with? Making new friends can be hard, especially if you're new to a city or don't meet a lot of other gay men...

#JULIASAYS – Discerning scene musings from the princess of East London!

Discerning scene musings of the princess of East London! Just to reiterate dears, I always try to bring you a slice of alternative gay London in this column. It’s always being debated as to whether there are really any underground scenes going in London anymore and I’m here to tell you there are! Yes, even karaoke can be cool. Frenemies! Love/hate Karoke...

GIG REVIEW: Tove Lo shines at Mighty Hoopla

The Scandinavian sensation brought irresistible energy to the Main Stage After elbowing and shouldering our way through the entry queues for what promised to be this year’s queerest day festival, we were finally inside. Mighty Hoopla’s bright rainbow adornments still glittered despite a grey sky, with the revelling crowd festooned with costumes and sequins ready to get their dance on....

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