James Greig

pubs

What It Was Like Working at a Pub the First Night After Lockdown

Unsurprisingly, people did not observe the "no shouting" rule.
Anonymous
7.6.20
climate change

This Is How Climate Change Will Increase Human Conflict

Water wars, state repression, an Arctic 'Gold Rush' and other ways humans will be tearing each other apart as the planet heats up.
James Greig
6.9.20
Drugs

People Are Still Going to Chemsex Parties, Just in a Different Way

It's early days, but figures so far show that pandemic is having a major and potentially long-lasting effect on how chemsex is practised.
James Greig
5.19.20
sex and relationships

What Your Taste in Gay and Bi Men Says About You

If having a preference is beneath you, why does your roll-call of conquests resemble a gay rugby team?
James Greig
5.6.20
Sex

A Brief History of Bootlicking

From gay leather and skinhead culture to an insult aimed at someone who leaps to Richard Branson's defence on Twitter, the term "bootlicker" has a long and storied history.
James Greig
4.27.20
Noisey

The Guide to Getting Into Cocteau Twins, the Hypnotic Dream Pop-Pioneers

As told from someone who grew up around their beautiful yet ugly dystopia.
James Greig
4.25.20
Beauty

Before and After Photos of Women Who Shaved Their Heads in Self-Isolation

The buzzcut historically has different connotations for women than men – but so what? You should still do it.
James Greig
4.9.20
Fashion

Before and After Photos of Men Who Shaved Their Heads in Self-Isolation

The buzzcut has made a triumphant return across the UK as the nation goes into lockdown.
James Greig
4.2.20
sex and relationships

Three Ways to Tell if Your Relationship Is Dead

How friends, money and yearning can be signs that it's time to go your separate ways.
James Greig
3.26.20
LGBTQ

A Brief History of Bottoming

Here's how being a gay bottom went from a simple preference during anal sex to a whole new set of cultural signifiers (Lana Del Rey included).
James Greig
3.17.20
sex and relationships

Gay Men Are Getting Into Cucking

Searches for "gay cuck" have jumped up 400 percent over the last year – but how does a fetish based on ideas of patriarchal ownership work in a non-heterosexual context?
James Greig
3.6.20
apps

I Tried a Male Selfie Editing App to See If It Actually Made Me More Desirable

And spoke to other users to find out why they "tune" their selfies.
James Greig
1.18.20
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