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Being Gay is still ILLEGAL in 35 Countries on the British Commonwealth

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  The British Commonwealth is a collection of countries that used to be part of the British Empire after the UK had conquered/invaded back in the bad old days. Many of them have cut away and are now independent, but you may be shocked to know that there are still 54 ‘member countries’ within the … Continue reading



A Midsummer’s Night Dream from The Folger Theatre in DC

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  The Folger Theatre actually built a purpose-made theatre from the ground up inside the majestic Great Hall of DC’s National Building Museum.  Its a grand setting for their stunning production of Shakespeare’s most magical comedy, A Midsummer Night’s Dream.  Directed by Victor Malana Maog, it’s a wonder-filled  90 minute production, full of romantic delight … Continue reading




Gareth Pugh’s THIS BRIGHT LAND: a Summer Festival of Community and Culture

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  Somerset House is a large Neoclassical complex situated on the south side of the Strand in central London, overlooking the River Thames, just east of Waterloo Bridge.  The Georgian era quadrangle was built on the site of a Tudor palace (“Old Somerset House”) originally belonging to the Duke of Somerset. The present Somerset House was designed by Sir William Chambers, begun in 1776, and was further extended with Victorian … Continue reading



Queerguru’s Andrew Hebden reviews a new production of STRAIGHT AND NARROW

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Straight and Narrow    ☆☆☆ Above The Stag Theatre. London   There is something jarring about Straight and Narrow, currently running at the Above the Stag Theatre. Written by Jimmie Chinn and heralding the directorial debut of Mark Curry it takes a moment to realize what it is. Set in the 1980s and first performed … Continue reading



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