The UK’s longest running, and last remaining leather and rubber fetish gay club has been saved from demolition by local community campaigners after it was …
“If you hear somebody say transphobic sh*t and don’t speak up, oh boy don’t let me hear you call yourself an ally.”
“It’s been a long time since I was on the receiving end of an all-in-good-fun beating”
Boss Shawn launched the brand in 2016 with a pop-up shop, and now offers a huge range of gear online.
For queer people of colour who don’t emulate the restrictive [read: white] beauty standards often set on social dating apps, navigating sex online can be a battleground.
This year folks from all over the country will also be competing for the national title of Australian Bootblack 2017.
Melbourne’s Trough X parties, gay dance parties held in a sex-on-premises venue, gave become legendary. Benjamin Riley spoke to Trough’s creator Nik Dimopoulos about mainstreaming the fetish scene, taking the party to Sydney, and masculinity in counterculture.