Culture

Op-Ed: Porn Outrage

By Ted Rogers WE’VE DONE IT AGAIN UK: A society of NO-NO’s and NO RESPONSIBILITY SYNDROME! [Read about the BBFC’s new ruling on what acts can be seen in video-on-demand pornography in the UK here] Banning acts like watersports, or shoving a truncheon inside someone is not going to make sex any safer. It will […]

Lesbians And Gays Support The Miners

This Saturday Camden Unison presents a special screening of Pride at the Rio Cinema in Dalston. Based on the true story of the Lesbian And Gays Support The Miners alliance set up in 1984 by Mark Ashton and Mike Jackson, the film charts the LGSM from its foundation to the fund-raising the group did for […]

Hugo Bo Chanel

Currently studying at the Fine Arts School of Marseille, and as an erasmus student at Camberwell College of Arts, Hugo Bo Chanel is multidisciplinary practitioner, specialising in photography, painting, dancing, performance, video and music, not to mention a performance artist at Paris’ notorious Cockorico party at Rex Club. Ahead of tonight’s Dirty Diana roadblock party, we caught up Hugo to […]

Save Dalston Lane

Dalston Lane’s historic Georgian terrace is possibly about to undergo a controversial redevelopment amid some serious opposition. Local resident, architect and campaigner Lisa Shell is leading the fight for an alternative.   Why should we care about this development?   Over the last few years the rest of the world has spotted what a few […]

SUPERM in photos

A few weeks ago we were honoured to welcome SUPERM to the Superstore basement. Brian Kenny and Slava Mogutin painted up a host of cute semi-naked boys and girls with fluoro paint and took photos of them cavorting under a UV light… and we’re happy to share the results of that magical night with you! […]

Kostis Fokas

Tonight sees The Queer Archive present the first UK solo exhibition from Greek photographer Kostis Fokas. I Am Not Malfunctioning, You Are, explores the human body in a provocative manner, using faux-eroticism as a window to the artist’s surreal alternate universe. Ahead of tonight’s private view party with DJs A Man To Pet, 2Dads’Boy, Nic […]

I AM NOT MALFUNCTIONING, YOU ARE

I AM NOT MALFUNCTIONING, YOU ARE A photography exhibition by KOSTIS FOKAS Presented by THE QUEER ARCHIVE and DALSTON SUPERSTORE PRIVATE VIEW – Friday 14th November 2014 EXHIBITION RUNS – 15.11.14 – 08.02.15 CURATORS – Saskia Wickins & Konstantinos Menelaou ASSISTANT CURATOR – Emily Bryson DALSTON SUPERSTORE 117 KINGSLAND HIGH STREET, LONDON, E8 2PB   In […]

How Do I Look

How Do I Look: Talking Ballroom with Wolfgang Busch By Whitney Weiss Documentary filmmaker/activist Wolfgang Busch started life managing bands in Germany, relocated to New York in the 1980s, and leapt right into nightlife and activism, the latter of which still keeps him busy on a daily basis. How Do I Look, his look into […]

Ted Rogers Reviews: Open House

By Ted Rogers “Open House” with Erik Korngold and Tom Chase is perhaps one of my favourite porn films to date. We begin outside a Home For Sale, as the estate agent greets the “client” to show him around. We can see their two cars that instantly reflect their personalities, one dirty and rugged (with […]

Juliana Huxtable

Tonight Clam Jam welcomes special guest DJ Juliana Huxtable all the way from New York City! Known just as much for her music as for her style, Juliana profile has been going from strength to strength in the cities queer scenes. Having set up her own night Shock Value after noticing a lack of nights […]

Peaches Christ & The Amy Grimehouse

In one week’s time, the combined forces of London’s Amy Grimehouse and San Francisco legend Peaches Christ are bringing to Dalston Paul Verhoven’s underrated cult movie SHOWGIRLS!! As the capital’s leading purveyors in trash films and b-movies, it’s only fitting that the girls of Grimehouse have teamed up with Peaches, who is now on her 17th […]

Meet Princess Julia

By Martyn Fitzgerald  London legend Princess Julia joins us this Saturday night for homosocial, Bender. From being part of the famed Blitz kids, to resident DJ at Kinky Gerlinky, Julia has gone from being at the centre of London’s underground scenes, to a leading fashion and gay icon in her own right. Ahead of the […]