#WeAreTheBlackCap protest outside the Black Cap on Camden High St, April 18 2015

More than half of London LGBTQ+ venues closed since 2006

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A new UCL Urban Lab report, highlighting harm to the community and paths to change, wins Mayor Sadiq Khan’s support.

9 fab pics from the British Library gay history exhibition

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Highlights from a new exhibition on UK gay history, including objects related to Kenneth Williams, the Gay Liberation Front, Tipping the Velvet and more.

Mink Stole and Divine in Multiple Maniacs

Multiple Maniacs review for Sight & Sound

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A review of the Bluray release of John Waters’s outrageous 1970 proto-punk masterpiece starring Divine and the Dreamland gang.

BFI Flare podcast for Sight & Sound

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An overview of the 2017 London LGBT Film Festival with Sophie Mayer, Alex Davidson and myself.

Queer Fun event at the RVT

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I’m working with Duckie to put on an afternoon of Queer Fun – whatever that is.

Paul Verhoeven and Isabelle Huppert on the set of Elle

On Paul Verhoeven for the Guardian

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Like all the best satirists, Verhoeven aims to vex rather than divert – as his provocative new feature, Elle, shows.

The police wore rubber gloves (part 3 of 3)

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What a sensational 1987 raid on the RVT reveals about the limits of 1967 reform and the ongoing fight for queer equality. Part three of three.

The police wore rubber gloves (part 2 of 3)

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What a sensational 1987 raid on the RVT reveals about the limits of 1967 reform and the ongoing fight for queer equality. Part two of three.

Detail from cartoon inspired by the rubber-gloves raid on the RVT © Cath Jackson 1987

The police wore rubber gloves (part 1 of 3)

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What a sensational 1987 raid on the RVT reveals about the limits of 1967 reform and the ongoing fight for queer equality. Part one of three.

How the Economist got it wrong on queer venue closures

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Blaming dating apps and social change is misleading and dangerous. Time for some myth-busting.