Alone In The Game : a new look at homophobia in Sports

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  Sport is still one of the last bastions of homophobia.  For every brave gay man or woman who dares to stick their head over the parapet and publicly ‘come out,’  there are thousands of professional athletes and sportsmen and women who are scared rigid about all the negative consequences that come with revealing their sexuality.   There have … Continue reading

Hollywood Must Do Better

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In a new report out the LGBT advocacy group GLAAD claims that most major Hollywood studio films either totally avoid our community or they ensure that LGBT figures are simply the butts of jokes or putdowns.  In 2014, for example, only 17 of more than 100 studio releases included lesbian, gay or bisexual characters, and … Continue reading

Reclaiming the Pink Triangle

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  To mark this year’s International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia, Vangardist Magazine has teamed up with Mauthausen Memorial and Serviceplan Group to pay attention to the little-known history of what went on in this Nazi concentration camp in Austria. Mauthausen was specifically built to imprison and murder anyone the Nazis deemed undesirable, including homosexual men, … Continue reading

Why we LOVE James Corden

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The more we see of (fellow Brit) James Corden the unquestionably funniest Late Late Show Host on American TV right now, the more we love him. Watch him here pitch in with his very witty take on why Dalton Maldonado, the star basketball player at Betsy Layne High School in Kentucky omitted from his yearbook because … Continue reading

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