Jackie Hagan: Becoming me

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Award-winning theatre-maker Jackie Hagan reflects on a life in and out and back in the closet BY JACKIE HAGAN When I was seven, my first crush was on Linda Lusardi… Rambo and Boy George. Huh, take that Kinsey. I was innocently in love with the world.  Fast forward to high school. It’s the 90s, Section [….]

Review: King Of Clubs

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DIVA heads down to the Royal Vauxhall Tavern for drag king extravaganza King Of Clubs: King Of Hearts WORDS KATIE HALL, IMAGES MARITA UPENIECE Frankie Sinatra’s drag king night Kings of Clubs has become a well-established must-attend cabaret night on the scene. Borne from inspiration at the emergence of drag king talent, Frankie has created [….]

Jameela Jamil comes out as queer after backlash for new voguing TV show

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“This is absolutely not how I wanted to come out” BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS, IMAGE VIA INSTAGRAM It was announced on Tuesday that Jameela Jamil, actor activist, model and presenter, would be included as one of the panel judges for a new unscripted voguing competition for HBO, called Legendary.  Immediately, the announcement from HBO provoked criticism [….]