Voguing and the ballroom scene of Harlem have created cultural ripples through the decades and across continents. It has been appropriated, reassembled, packaged, sold and on many occasions sold out. Madonna was one of the first mainstream artists to acknowledge it in a very visible way but there are shards of its impact on … Continue reading
New Queers on the Block is a Brit collective of imaginative and very individual performance artists who specialise in presenting their unique avant-garde pieces. Based in Brighton, a decidedly queer seaside town, the group also love to hit the road taking their art to some unsuspecting audiences across the country. Touring artists included: Rachael … Continue reading
One of the most compelling films selected for the Mens Queer Shorts Program at Provincetown Film Festival this year is Landline a documentary about the only helpline in the UK for gay farmers. This fascinating look at a highly marginalized section of our community is quite an eye opener especially for us urban types, and so we called producer Rupert Williams via Facebook to learn more.
Following sell-out performances in Australia, drag sensation Velma Celliis is about to start the UK tour of her stunning show Iconic – A Brief History of Drag, but before she started packing her suitcases she called us from London via Facetime to get us all worked up about ‘Iconic.’
Brit filmmaker Daisy Asquith whisks us through 100 years of homosexuality in England in a tight 71 minutes in Queerama her latest documentary. Combining a real treasure trove of archival footage from extensive vaults of the British Film Institute, with clips from a whole range of LGBT feature films, plus more than a dabbing of vintage … Continue reading