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.

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.

Simon Casson on Duckie’s 21st birthday

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A Q&A for Run Riot about middle-aged punters, neurodivergent cool kids and Amy Lamé becoming London’s Night Czar.

Putting Words in Your Mouth by Scottee at the Roundhouse featuring Lasana Shabazz

Q&A with Scottee for Run Riot

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An interview about Putting Words in Your Mouth, a provocative new theatre piece at the Roundhouse dealing with diversity within the LGBTQ scene.