Gay’s The Word

Gay’s The Word is one of the most iconic places of queer history in the capital. This independent bookshop opened on January 17th, 1979 and it was founded by LGBT+ socialist group Gay Icebreakers. Lesbians and Gays Support the Miners held their first meetings in Gay’s The Word which secured its iconic place in the LGBTQ+ movement. Within these wall you will find fiction, non-fiction, history, politics, graphic novels, travel, poetry, children, young adult magazines and erotic books. The selection is pretty impressive, however this was not always the case. As you might imagine, being a gay bookshop in the … Continue reading Gay’s The Word

Andy Warhol’s unseen portraits of drag queens and trans women to go on display for the first time

An array of vivid portraits of drag queens and trans women by Andy Warhol are about to get their 15 minutes of fame as part of a major exhibition at London’s Tate Modern. Little known Andy Warhol portrait of trans trailblazer Martha P. Johnson to go on show.  “Andy Warhol,” at London’s Tate Modern runs March 12 – Sept. 6, 2020 – BBC Source To know more, read the full article on PinkNews website Continue reading Andy Warhol’s unseen portraits of drag queens and trans women to go on display for the first time

John Barrowman: Doctor Who creator Russell T Davies gave ’emotional depth’ to LGBT characters

“At pop culture conventions all over the world boys and girls, men and women cosplay as Captain Jack, embracing the progressive humanist values Russell imbued in Jack.” John Barrowman added: “Russell is a man of passion and compassion, a man with a big laugh and a generous heart, a bold thinker, a feminist, and a very tall man. “He’s a writer who believes in the power of the imagination to create change in the world. And he has. Russell has said he only ever wanted to make ‘good telly,’ and he does… over and over again.” Read the full article … Continue reading John Barrowman: Doctor Who creator Russell T Davies gave ’emotional depth’ to LGBT characters