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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,…
Jessy Ares- Porn Idol

Jessy Ares- Porn Idol

Jessy Ares is an adult movie actor with a pop star side-gig. He can sing naked, go-go,  juggle and if required, dazzle in hardcore porn.. He popped round for a…
Athens

Athens

Athens remains a dazzling city, boasting the historic beauty of The Acropolis and wild nightlife for queer party animals, says Stewart Who? The first time I went to Greece was…
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…
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…
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…
Finland

Finland

I arrived in Helsinki via Finnair, early on a Saturday night. Despite checking weather reports, the Arctic chill proved a bracing surprise. The city was quietly blanketed under a thick…
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…
Shopping and Fucking

Shopping and Fucking

Mark Ravenhill’s Shopping and Fucking hit British theatre like a punch from an angry junkie. Twenty years later it’s been revived at the Hammersmith Lyric. Can it still pack a…