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London's Gay Bars Are Alive and Well

This month, queer super-pub The Glory celebrates its fourth birthday – and it's going from strength to strength.


There's a Lot More to Being a Leatherman Than You'd Expect

"People have this idea about leather – they think S&M. And while S&M can be a part of leather, that’s not leather itself. Leather is a community first."


Queer People Describe Their First Time in a Gay Club

"I realised that this was what freedom looked like."


How Abandoned Queer Kids Find the Strength to Love Their Families

I've heard enough stories of rejected queer children to last a lifetime. No two are alike, and none are as cut and dry as you'd think.


Cheap Pints and Sanctuary in the UK's 'Most Remote' Gay Bar

We went for a night out in Central Bar, an LGBT venue in Strabane, Northern Ireland.


Can Gay Dating Apps Replace Gay Bars? Opinions Vary

Gay and genderfluid people from around the world sound off on the good and bad of the rise of gay dating apps.


Photographing the Faces of the Best Gay Bar in London

The Joiners Arms is closing down this time next week. To celebrate its 18 years of flying the rainbow flag, we photographed some of the venue's best-dressed regulars.