Lipsync 1000 delivers a glittering finale

Last night saw the Clapham Ground in South London ignite in a fireball of glitter as the finals of Lipsync 1000 hit the stage. Europe’s wildest drag queen battle is the annual transvestite lip-synchronicity competition. Run by Read the full article over on BONER Magazine.


Ending 26 years of shame – Why I finally told my mum about my HIV

Thursday July 4th was the anniversary of Terry Higgins’ death, one of the very first people to die of an AIDS-related illness back in 1982. The Terrence Higgins Trust was set up by his partner and friends in Terry’s name, to humanise the epidemic and provide life-saving information about this new and deadly virus. So […]


Is Pride Still Gay Enough?

Walking down Regent Street in London this week you can’t help but notice the increase in brands connecting with Pride. Stores like Top Man, Michael Kors, Oasis and Lululemon have gone to town with bright and colourful window displays. They give a show of visible support to the big queer march coming this Saturday. But […]


Kicking back with Shay Malt from London’s hottest party, Adonis

From an industrial estate in North London, Adonis is a hot, sexy, underground, queer inclusive rave. May saw a packed out mega night with a daytime start and double capacity venue. I met promoter Shay Malt for the lowdown. Read my full interview in BONER Magazine.


We need more women in science, technology, engineering and maths.

Today, February 11 is the International Day of Women and Girls in Science so I’m wearing my Mars Needs Women Sweatshirt to raise awareness of the lack of women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) education and careers. There are a number of issues causing an under-representation of women in tech and it means […]


Hiring the “best person for the job” is an ​elusive fantasy.

Whenever I talk about diversity and inclusion it doesn’t take long for the conversation to get to the statement “But we only want the best person for the job don’t we?”.

It’s not a wholly unreasonable thing to say but it is flawed on two levels.


Our growing obsession with college degrees is lazy, ineffective and racist.

I need to confess something. Something I’m not particularly proud of. When someone announces that they have an MBA, I have to consciously remind myself not to discriminate against them. It’s bad isn’t it – I’m quite ashamed of myself as I write this. And it’s wrong – some of my best and smartest friends […]

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