Profiles and Q&As

Black Lives Matter: Activist Kaiden Ford talks the power of protesting and why your queerness needs to be anti-racist

Recent data shows that between 15 to 26 million people in America participated in demonstrations following the death of George Floyd, making Black Lives Matter one of the largest movements in history. Conor Clark spoke to Kaiden Ford, activist and New York resident, about the importance of opposing racism as loudly as possible  check out more PIECES … Continue reading Black Lives Matter: Activist Kaiden Ford talks the power of protesting and why your queerness needs to be anti-racist

‘I will never forget the experience of virtual clubbing’: DJ Olly Waldron talks moving LGBTQ+ spaces online and turning quarantine queer

If someone had told you a year ago that an online DJ set would be the highlight of your week, it may have been hard to believe. But, Olly Waldron is proving that it could be something we continue to enjoy long after the world returns to normal. Conor Clark spoke to him about adapting … Continue reading ‘I will never forget the experience of virtual clubbing’: DJ Olly Waldron talks moving LGBTQ+ spaces online and turning quarantine queer

Q&A: Miss Taylor Trash on surviving lockdown, plans for the future and her drag competition the Gold Rush

Like most entertainers, Miss Taylor Trash had some unexpected free time on her hands as the scene came to a sudden halt in March. But with venues set to begin reopening on July 4th, the self-proclaimed ‘Southern Belle-end’ talks to Conor Clark about what she has been up to and what we can expect to … Continue reading Q&A: Miss Taylor Trash on surviving lockdown, plans for the future and her drag competition the Gold Rush

Lauren Simpson on life in the middle of nowhere and the struggles of higher education

“It’s kind of what I imagine a Neanderthal’s life would have been like – totally not glamorous,” says Lauren Simpson on living in a tent in the American woods for six months of her life. Lauren spent the summers of 2016 and 2017 living in the mountains of upstate New York where she had little … Continue reading Lauren Simpson on life in the middle of nowhere and the struggles of higher education