The magic of Martha

The magic of Martha

Martin Edward Pugh (aka Martha) died of a brain tumour on 1st April 2022. He was a legendary London club kid, party animal, QX legend and for many years, my…
30 years of Trade

30 years of Trade

The 30th anniversary of Trade is upon us. The Mother of all raves returns to The Egg this weekend for a massive shindig and has teamed up with Adonis for…
Trademark

Trademark

Trademark partied at Blitz with Bowie, made t-shirts for Warhol and art directed Bryan Ferry. He created the artwork for London’s most infamous after-hours club and became the glittering underground’s…
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.…