Hazel Haynes

Beloved Scene Worker Hazel Haynes Passes Away

Hazel Haynes was known throughout London’s LGBTQ+ scenes as one of the kindest person working club and bar doors. Having worked at Barcode, Gaydar...
Sharan Dhaliwal

Burnt Roti editor Sharan Dhaliwal talks coming out, stigma, fetishisation and more.

The world needs more people like Sharan Dhaliwal. While many of us sit on social media and wax lyrical about how things should be...
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Another London gay pub faces threat of closure

The closure of LGBTQ+ venues in London is an epidemic. In the past few years, London has lost a large number of its queer...
Kontaxis

Freedom of expression – the liberating artwork of Nicholas Kontaxis

Diagnosed with a brain tumour at 15 months, suffering 50,000 seizures to date, Kontaxis’ art isn’t just survival, it’s a celebration. Express: to make known...
David Wojnarowicz AIDS Art

David Wojnarowicz’s AIDS art and activism re-visited

Legacy of trailblazing painter, photographer, writer and performance artist David Wojnarowicz revisited in Marion Scemama’s new film. The HIV/AIDS crisis was undoubtedly one of the...
Drag Race UK

Drag Race UK – Shantay, you can stay dear

Jason Reid gives his 50 pence on Drag Race UK I’ve been putting off writing about Drag Race UK, not because I’m apathetic towards it...
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Sir Ian McKellen and Denim at the World AIDS Day Red Run 2019

The HIV charity movement has now been running (literally) for a decade! Victoria Park plays host to the 10th annual World AIDS Day Red Run...

“Just watch trans porn” – Queer performance collective WOOF are here to dismantle your...

The London queer scene has a kaleidoscopically diverse range of LGBTQ+ parties and events if you know where to look, but there are still...

Witch in our midst: Meet the real witches on London’s queer scene!

Words by Dylan B Jones Think you’ve never met a witch? THINK AGAIN! They’re more prevalent than you might think. London’s full of ‘em! Thought that...
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Climate Change and the End of Diversity

Matthew Todd on how climate change will affect minorities. Over the last thirty years, scientific reports of wildfires and floods have by and large enabled...

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