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THE DRESS: A photographic exhibition by Bari Goddard at The Bonnington Gallery.

THE DRESS is an exhibition of photographs by Bari Goddard at the newly reopened Bonnington Gallery in Vauxhall from 1 to 31 March. The exhibition comprises a collection of photographs in which each subject has been posed in the same discarded wedding dress. Each 'tableau' has its own unique mood, and the characters in the story of THE DRESS include...

Slamming drugs during chemsex is on the rise in London.

gay men slamming drugs
New data highlights that IV use of chems, known as slamming, is increasing in London, with more gay men seeking help for issues relating to chemsex. New data released by Controlling Chemsex provides some compelling insights into the impacts of the use of chems on people in London. The London-based charity has released a report that analyses the support that it...

The Rainbow Lottery’s journey: from concept to unlocking dreams for the community.

Tom Gattos from The Rainbow Lottery with cheque.
The Rainbow Lottery's Journey: From Concept to Unlocking Dreams for the Community. In the heart of a challenging year, amidst uncertainties and hardships, emerged a beacon of hope, a testament to resilience and unwavering belief. Meet Tom Gattos and David Murray, partners for over four decades, whose steadfast commitment to positive change created a ground-breaking initiative - The Rainbow Lottery! Fuelled...

The Museum of the Home to create a queer home in their galleries.

As LGBTQ+ History Month draws to a close, the Museum of the Home is close to concluding its first Art Happens crowdfunding campaign to help uncover stories of queer domesticity and create a queer home in their galleries. The campaign hopes to raise £10k to acquire the objects needed to create new room sets, exploring making and finding a home...

Your queer guide to what to do when it’s raining in London.

what to do when it's raining in London
Spring is the time when London is actually supposed to experience its maximum rainfall, so, as we like to be prepared at QX, here is your queer guide to what to do when it's raining in London. Just because it's raining on your pride parade doesn't mean you should lock yourself indoors to swipe yourself to the end of...

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

SPRINT theatre festival at Camden People's Theatre.
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 of new artists who are making performances today. These artists have bold ideas and won't play by the rules, and in many instances, the artists are making their first professional work.  "With SPRINT, you never quite...

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

Coco Butter Club will appear at Soul on Ice Festival.
Soul on Ice is a new festival from Certain Blacks that explores identity, diversity, and improvisation through cabaret, music, and live art. The festival will take place at Rich Mix in East London between the 1st and 17th March.  The festival takes its name from the 1968 book 'Soul on Ice' by activist and Black Panther, Eldridge Cleaver. Initially shocking,...

Wild About You: Todrick Hall is among the stellar cast in this New Musical In Concert, 25 & 26 March.

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 with music and lyrics by Broadway star Chilina Kennedy (Paradise Square, Beautiful: The Carole King Musical), and is coming to the Theatre Royal Drury Lane for two nights, 25th and 26th March 2024.  It has a book...

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

Gala Fundraiser at Waterloo East Theatre
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 faded. For nearly 14 years, they've brought their audiences laughter, tears, and unforgettable stories. But after a two-year lockdown and a very challenging year since, the impact has taken a significant toll on the theatre's finances,...

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 have seen how we love to treat our bodies for pleasure. Whether it is some heavenly bum-fun, BDSM fantasies or intensifying a session with some of the best poppers in the UK many of us...

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