The upstairs bar is fun for a warm-up drink, but the basement is where the club action happens. Formerly and still commonly known as Vogue Fabrics, this bijou Dalston basement hosts drag and spoken word events as well as genre-spanning club nights and parties. VFD has the chutzpah to host club nights with names like Cuntmafia and Sassitude, but never takes itself too seriously.
The Savage Disco turns the Metropolis Strip Club in East London into one of the campest, most hedonistic and fun-filled spaces in the city on Friday and Saturday nights. Lurking in doorways since the dawn of time with jasmineblatt?? In case you were worried about finding the club, this seven-foot-plus goddess will be visible through any London fog.
Here, one man explains how he fell into the drug-fuelled scene, and managed to escape. Ten guys are hanging out in a flat near Tottenham Court Road. Everyone is topless and in shorts.
L ong before the Stonewall rebellionwell before anyone ever dared fight for gay liberation or celebrate Pridean LGBTQ identity could sometimes, just sometimes, act like a remarkable passport. In the s and 30s black Harlemites went to Britain, seeking new experiences, opportunities and lovers. In turn, British queers and lesbians came to Harlem too. After the great war, many in the artistic elite were determined to celebrate simple survival.
Hot, feminine women in four-inch heels with artfully mussed hair strut like models, dance alone in feather boas and masks, gyrate desirously and mount each other for suspenseful kisses. Glitter-rimmed mouths oh soundlessly, long legs circled with garter belts stretch into the frame, taut bellies emerge from black panties and breasts are suspended in BDSM-reminiscent bras. In the background, behind a table with a bottle of champagne, the curtains are conspicuously drawn.
M iguel was in the middle of a three-day sex and drug binge when he looked at Grindr and saw an advert asking for people to participate in a film about sex and drug binges. And with that Miguel became one of the central storylines of the new documentary feature Chemsex. And this comes almost a decade after chemsex caused some arguments in the gay community itself, inspiring sadness, attrition, blame and confusion.
Gay cruising describes the act of searching about a public place in pursuit of a partner for sex. The activity has existed in England and Wales since at least the 17th century and has a colourful legal history. It differs from prostitution in that the parties involved do not seek money for sex, and from gay nightclubs or bathhouses in that they are not on private premises, although they may take place on private land to which the public have been granted access.
Two Thai men in their thirties are expected before a Bangkok court today as Thai police seek an extension of their detention in illegal drugs charges as they investigate the death of a young 18 year old man on Saturday. The 18 year old man was found lying naked, except for a G string, in front of an upmarket condominium complex in Thonglor. It is reported that the death resulted from a drug fueled gay sex party that involved three men including the deceased and two men in their thirties, one of whom is a doctor in the beauty business.
The organisation is one of several Specified Associated Organisationsgiving it special status within the party, and has been referred to as one of the "most important" of such groups. One of the early campaigns by the group was "16 or bust". Started init pushed to lower the age of consent for sex between gay men from 21 to 16, equal with heterosexual couples.
But at its heart, it still holds on to a commercial gay club scene, complete with saunas and sex on the premises. The gay community in the city has known many challenges over the past three decades, linked to the Aids epidemic that ravaged its ranks from the s, silently at first, and then more loudly, along with the social ostracisation that it provoked. Years of efforts to spread safe-sex practices are being lost among a new generation, which grew up after the arrival of Aids, leading doctors to warn that HIV rates and sexually-transmitted diseases cases are rising rapidly.