Alexander Vantournhout : a raw performance piece

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Belgian acrobat and dancer Alexander Vantournhout is bringing his contemporary performance piece Aneckxxander to the UK for the first time. It is a solo show which questions the reduction of identity to physical characteristics which he performs completely naked.  He told ‘Gay Times’ “I work with my disproportions _ two short legs, two short arms, … Continue reading

Barbara Hulanicki : Fashion Legend and Design Icon

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In the 1960’s, way before the world was flooded with designers of the Ralph Lauren, Giorgio Armani, Calvin Klein, Dolce & Gabbana ilk, London discovered Barbara Hulanicki, who very quickly became a fashion legend. Prior to the advent of the Swinging Sixties, fashion was dull and positively fuddy duddy and this remarkable Polish émigré changed … Continue reading

(Complacent Present) …. Fragile Future

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The annual GFEST – Gaywise FESTival has always been one of our favorite LGBTQI events in London.  This year although so many of us in our community are enjoying more tolerance and acceptance than any other time in our history as Laws are changed and opinions alter, there is a whole part of the world … Continue reading


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Calum (Cal) McSwiggan is a bright and articulate twenty-something-year-old gay man who, through his website seeks an audience he can inspire, and be inspired by. He is a part of a new generation of Vloggers and commentators who share their refreshing passion for life, and in particular in Calum’s case, the continuing fight for equality for … Continue reading

ISIS or is it not?

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CNN have stopped talking for once.  They have even withdrawn from public view all video footage of their British correspondent Lucy Pawle’s rather funny faux pas on camera covering London’s Gay Pride Parade on Saturday. Pawle had caught sight of a photo of the black and white flag in the midst of the colorful parade, … Continue reading

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