Opinion

Judy

Judy

Renée Zellweger plays Judy Garland in Rupert Goold’s biopic. If you are a gay man of a certain age, her impact and relevance is almost inescapable.  Like most kids who…
I’ll miss you, Kevin Davies

I’ll miss you, Kevin Davies

A tangle of circumstances brought Kevin Davies into my life. He modelled for Jay Eff, so I’d seen his face on Jay’s walls, on club flyers and in magazines. When…
NYC Downlow

NYC Downlow

Created to highlight excellence in homocentric dance music – vintage house, disco, soul and funk – the NYC Downlow was born at Glastonbury Festival in 2007. It’s a temporary, counter-cultural,…
Piers Morgan

Piers Morgan

Piers Morgan pollutes our televisions as people spoon austerity breakfasts into careworn faces. This ethical crime is a poison for those who watch, but it infects those who don’t. Morgan…
The Prodigy

The Prodigy

Keith Flint, the iconic lead singer of The Prodigy has died aged 49. The Prodigy were formed by Liam Howlett in 1990 and are arguably the UK’s ruling dance act. …
George Michael

George Michael

George was a uniquely talented singer and songwriter. He was also a scream inducing global pin-up, cultural icon and a spliff totin’ pop queen. I still love him. I didn’t…
The Acropolis Museum

The Acropolis Museum

Regardless of the legal complexities and fears of ‘setting a precedent’ we should return the Parthenon marbles, says Stewart Who? When I first came to Athens in ’87, Stuart Laing…
Bravado by Scottee

Bravado by Scottee

Bravado is a show by the artist Scottee. It’s a memoir of working class masculinity from 1991 to 1999. I’ve known Scottee since he was a teenager, when he hit the…
The Masculine Prison

The Masculine Prison

Society expects strict behavioural patterns from both men and women, but gender isn’t strictly binary and on that sliding scale of biology and nurture exists a lesson for us all,…
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. The gays love it, it’s very unpredictable and it can kill. Despite the downsides, it…