David Stuart

David Stuart

David Stuart, queer activist, lecturer, therapist and addiction specialist has died. The globally respected advocate for progressive sexual health strategies and specialised LGBTQ+ approaches to treatment was the leading expert…
Manumission Motel

Manumission Motel

Any hedonist who raved in the ‘90s will be familiar with the Manumission and the club’s infamous creators, Mike and Claire. Over 14 years, over 1.5 million people partied at…
Penny Arcade

Penny Arcade

Penny Arcade Aka Susana Ventura is a performance artist, author and experimental theatre practitioner. She’s been kicking against conformity since the ’60s. Penny’s kept her radical roots, refused to censor…
Set me Free from GHB

Set me Free from GHB

GHB, GBL or G is an industrial solvent that’s often used as a party drug. It is highly likely that Reynhard Sinaga used the drug to spike and then rape,…
Stephen Port, the Met and murder

Stephen Port, the Met and murder

The Stephen Port victim inquests heard of the Met’s ‘institutional homophobia’. It’s not our first time at this rodeo. Dennis Nilsen and Colin Ireland were prolific serial killers, enabled by…
HIV: Uninvited

HIV: Uninvited

Russell T Davies has provoked applause, discussion and grief with his new Channel 4 show,  Its a Sin. These stories need to be told and taught to a new generation.…
Ban conversion therapy

Ban conversion therapy

LGBTQ+ and faith communities and mental health practitioners are united in calling for the UK government to ban conversion therapy. Good Morning Britain viewers were subjected to the journalistic equivalent…
John Lydon- Not So Rotten

John Lydon- Not So Rotten

John Lydon a.k.a Johnny Rotten is best known as the raucous lead singer of the Sex Pistols. There’s no doubt the band have left a cultural legacy that makes them…
30 years of Trade

30 years of Trade

The 30th anniversary of Trade’s upon us. The most infamous nightclub since Studio 54 is very worthy of the praise and cultural analysis that will greet its lurch into middle…
Professor Green

Professor Green

Hackney born Professor Green was 18 when he started rapping as an MC. While honing his craft, Green proved victorious in over 100 battles. He secured a a title as…