on london’s cottaging and cruising scene

on london’s cottaging and cruising scene

Anonymous, vaguely public sex between men has probably been part and parcel of the city’s fabric since it was called Londinium. Historian Rictor Norton traces it back to at least the 1600s in his book Mother Clap’s Molly House. read more on the...
we’re losing our lgbtq+ spaces: where do we go from here?

we’re losing our lgbtq+ spaces: where do we go from here?

From the molly houses of the 18th and 19th centuries and New York’s iconic Stonewall Inn to Heaven and G-A-Y later, gay bars have long served as a source of community and joy for the LGBTQ+ community. LGBTQ+ centric venues have fostered new talent that wouldn’t be...
where the bars are

where the bars are

Are rainbow-festooned events full of glitter, sequins, and boas signs of progress? Strides made by LGBTQ+ people are increasingly under fire in the forms of violence, rhetoric, and quasi-legal attacks on the rights of the community. Has the LGBTQ+ community...
under fire, we need to do more than just celebrate

under fire, we need to do more than just celebrate

Rainbow festooned festivities full of glitter, sequins, and boas are signs of progress made. The progress that is increasingly coming under fire in the forms of violence, rhetoric, and quasilegal attacks on the rights of the LGBTQ+ community. The community has...