Queerguru’s Ris Fatah raves about JOIN THE CLUB an excellent doc on DENNIS PERON the greatest queer activist we’ve never heard off

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Dennis Peron is the greatest queer activist you’ve never heard of. A fantastic new documentary, Join The Club, however, seeks to address that. It tells the story of how the one-time queer hippy improved millions of American lives through his 1980s and 1990s activism in launching the San Francisco Cannabis Buyers Club, and the subsequent legalisation … Continue reading

Author, Journalist and Activist Paul Burston talks about his memoir “WE CAN BE HEROES”

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When you read a resume like PAUL BURSTON‘s you feel (a) totally exhausted and (b) that you really should achieve more with your own life! He’s a journalist, author, activist, one-time editor, and founder and host of POLARI the LGBTQ+ literary salon. Before we started talking to him we knew a little about his life as he had been one of the participants of Alexis Gregory‘s stunning verbatim piece Riot Act. We are still a little unsure why we had not tied him down for an interview, particularly as he is very much a significant figure in the UK”s queer community …….. and in fact in 2016, he featured in the British Council’s Global List of ‘33 visionary people promoting freedom, equality and LGBT rights around the world.. So when his memoir We Can Be Heroes was recently published it seemed the perfect time to catch up with this fascinating charming man of letters


There Are Things To Do : a Celebration of the life of URVASHI VAID ….. an extraordinary human being and a queer icon

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  Most of us who are part of the LGBTQ+ community in Provincetown probably shared the same passions as local rights activist, and lawyer, Urvashi Vaid, but unlike her, none of us ever did much about it.  Our lives here however are all unwittingly so richly improved because of her unceasing energies in her fights … Continue reading

Queerguru reviews FIONA CLARK : UNAFRAID an affectionate profile of an unlikely queer icon @Wicked Queer

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      Fiona Clark Unafarid is an affectional profile of a rather eccentric photographer who is something of a queer icon in her native Aotearoa’s (New Zealand) that the rest of the world …….. particularly the LGBTQ+ one … should know about. Back in the 1970’s  Clark captured images of the fringes of the … Continue reading

Gay Rugby Player, LGBTQ activist and former bobsledder SIMON DUNN dies aged 35

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  It’s sad enough whenever there is a ‘death’ in our LGBTQ community but it’s particularly wretched when one is taken way before their time.  It has just been announced that Simon Dunn, the Australian rugby player, activist, and former bobsledder has passed away at age 35. Dunn was the first openly gay man to … Continue reading

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