"The Gay Community is Racist"

The question is: are we really that shocked to learn that Britain’s gay scene is so racist?Read more

Dear white gay men: I'm calling you out

I cannot count the number of times a white gay man has messaged me on apps with openers like “I’d like to drain your big black cock” – which makes my skin shudder.Read more

Racism isn't a question

I contemplated the title of this issue for a long time. I considered making it a question: ‘Is the gay community racist?’.Read more

Meet the white gay men who are racist

It’s a sad fact that elements of the gay community are racist. Some are overtly racist directly through their language and actions, while there are others who don’t even recognise that they are racist.Read more

Beyond Grindr: Racism, fetishisation and reimagining queer black masculinities

Report after report and survey after survey demonstrates that for BAME people in LGBTQ communities racism is a near universal experience...very rarely do these reports answer more difficult questions about the nature of this racism.Read more

Being black and gay: the illusion of inclusion

The illusion of inclusion is how I would describe the LGBT community in Britain. The gay community loves to pay lip service to being accepting of everyone...Read more

5 things an Asian guy hears on a regular basis

If you’re an Asian guy like me then not a week, or often a day, goes by when I don’t have to endure some form of casual racism.Read more

Can politics end racism in the gay community?

Is there racism in the gay community? Yes, because hatred and fear and loathing, spite and routine, irrationality and misoneism; these things infect everywhere.Read more

I'm black, gay and living with HIV

The truth is that you don’t have to be subjected to discrimination that many times along the road before you begin to expect it at every turn.Read more