Next Sunday it's a Halloween Spooktacular at the RVT's S.L.A.G.S / CHILL-OUT. Join them for a scarily brilliant night with huge dance anthems and commercial house from the DJs Simon Le Vans, Andy Almighty and Sean Sirrs plus witches Titti La Camp and Myra Dubois on stage at 5:30pm for some wicked humour and song. 2pm ‘til midnight. Entry £8, £5 after 7.30pm. FREE entry to those in full Horror Drag. Gay club /bar Royal Vauxhall Tavern is at 372 Kennington Lane, London, SE11 5HY and at https://www.rvt.org.uk/
We hear from suds central: To celebrate our 6th Birthday we are going to have one of of our famous and very sexy, foam parties... THE BIG NAKED BIRTHAY FOAM PARTY is on Saturday 20th OCTOBER 2012 10pm to 5am. This totally naked men only foam party is going to be a fun filled event with loads of friendly guys getting naked to dance and play under a cannon of white, warm foam to the best funky and electro disco from residents David Jaxx , DJ D'Viant and Pete Blakely. In addition to the large dance floor, the entire venue will be opened up once again, to provide two bars, two cloakrooms and the busiest playroom in town.
You've got to wait until Saturday Oct 27 for Hard On this month with DJs Brent Nicholls and Hugo'sland, porn model Bryce Cruise, dark rooms, cruisey sling maze, wet area and more. Check the dress code. It's in that gay London calendar and at Union 66 Albert Embankment, Vauxhall. Click the headline for details.
Yip, Soho's very own 1980s themed bar, where drag went to die, has itself died. It was one of London's most established gay bars but times change and we hear exciting things are planned for the space. More on that soon.
We rather liked passing CXR as the washed up red nosed bar flies that sat outside reminded us to manage our drinking habits... there but for the grace of God etc. As we said, exciting news soon.
Peter Tatchell recalls the contribution of LGBT rights pioneer Allan Horsfall, who died from heart failure on 27 August 2012, aged 84.
Allan Horsfall was one of the grandfathers of the modern gay rights movement in Britain, with a campaigning record that stretches back more than 50 years - beginning in 1958, when he joined the newly-formed Homosexual Law Reform Society (HLRS). It had been established with the aim of securing the implementation of the 1957 Wolfenden Report, which had recommended the partial decriminalisation of homosexuality.
Continue reading for an amazing tribute to an amazing man we're in indebted to...
It's the Wig party at Cafe de Paris on Sunday 21st October from 18:00. It's all for charity raising funds to help improve the lives of individuals living with HIV and AIDS. Tickets from £30 at www.wigparty.org. DJ line up Brent Nicholls, Alan X and one more TBA. Wear a wig. Cafe de Paris is at 3 – 4 Coventry Street, Soho. Click the headline for more.
QX magazine and the Royal Vauxhall Tavern are teaming up Thursday 11th for a night of razor-sharp barbs, withering put-downs and more than a pinch of smut in aid of HIV and sexual health charity Terrence Higgins Trust.
The Drag Roast will see drag legend Sandra roasted by a panel of some of the funniest names on the circuit including Titti La Camp and Dave Lynn.
Doors open 7pm, show at 8.30pm. Tickets cost £10 each, all of which will be donated to Terrence Higgins Trust. The RVT is at 372 Kennington Lane, Vauxhall, SE11 5HY
Being honest, we think Facebook's biggest users are a bunch of narcisstic show-offs. We only post to it as we know so many are enslaved, addicted or too thick to communicate any other way. Ladies - look up at the camera fools nobody.
Anyhoo, if you are a self-obsessed bitch whose self-esteem is anchored on in the amount of Likes or comments you get, some student has launched the "Like-A-Hug" jacket inflates when someone clicks on the "Like" button putting a little more reality into virtual reality. Designed by MIT student Melissa Chow, who said it "allows us to feel the warmth, encouragement, support, or love that we feel when we receive hugs".
We wish it terminated the buyers life. It would be humane and for the benefit of humankind.
Snoop Dog, a Gospel Choir singer of Baptist Church fame, has published a picture of what he billed as a list of why he aint voting for Mitt Romney. In actual fact the list was first published by a Mr D'Brickashaw tho they both seem to speak the language.
Hotwired is only eight days away with DJs Jon Delano, Brent Nicholls, Dick Rock, Hugo‘sland, Pistolpete, Lucious Flajore 2 dance floors, 2 play spaces and lots more. Click the headline for what they say. £25 tickets available online here. It's at Ewer Street Car Park, 29 Great Suffolk St.
RVT October listings: Regulars Saturdays Duckie, Sundays S.L.A.G.S. / Chill-Out, Mondays Bingo, Tuesdays Bar Wotever, Wednesdays Myra Dubois Thursdays & Fridays Comedy, Cabaret, Party or all three with the UK premiere of Bear City 2 followed by The Royal Bear Ball tomorrow. Click the headline for September details. Advance tickets for some shows available from Ticketweb. Gay bar / club / cabaret Royal Vauxhall Tavern is at 372 Kennington Lane, Vauxhall.
WE Party London is at the Coronet this Saturday Oct 6 with Bitch on the Beach and DJs Manuel De Diego / Steve Pitron / D'johnny / Jamie Head / NG / Bryony Masters / Verity Mayes.Advance £18 tickets here. Click the headline for more.
Almost a third of men in the UK can't see their testicles (that's the whole package not just the head poking out) if they look down at them. The news has prompted a health campaign to get men to do the Testicle Stomach Test - basically if you can't see them you're too fat and need to lose weight until you can see them. We suspect people already know that.
Be Slut of the Year at the Gutterball at Rhythm factory with DJs Per Qx, Nic Fisher, Miss Crystal MC, special guest Tony Senghore.and Gutteralut crew. Rhythm factory is at , 16-18 Whitechapel Road, E1 1EW. Tickets £8-12. Click the headline for tickets and more details. It's in your gay London calendar.