Clubbing

Photos

Queer Prom: Photos of Couples Living Out Their High School Fantasies

For LGBTQ people with unhappy memories of their school dance, a twice-yearly event in Brighton, UK offers a joyously affirming second chance.
Zing Tsjeng
9.7.18
Culture

Nightclub Accused of Charging Black Women Twice as Much as White Women

Drama, a club at the swanky Hilton Hotel in London, describes itself as a "new home for the loud and vibrant."
Sirin Kale
6.12.18
uk

For Nightlife Organizers, Keeping Queer Clubs Safe Is a Delicate Dance

Security is a priority at any event, but especially so at club nights aimed at marginalized groups. In LGBTQ+ nightlife, it's important to find bouncers who understand the communities they're serving.
Roisin Dunnett
12.27.16
Interviews

Trans Cosplay Star Ava Glasscott Wants to Be a Hero to Bullied Youth

Ava Glasscott found refuge in comic books when she was bullied at school. Now she wants to take charge of her own narrative.
Victor P Corona
9.7.16
Photos

People Show Us The Outfits They Wear to Get Laid

Call it a freakum dress or a hook-up outfit—everyone has go-to clothes they wear when they want to get laid. Some are just weirder than others.
Zing Tsjeng
9.1.16
uk

The Witching Hour: Dancing with Darkness at a Club Night for Witches

COVEN bills itself as London's first—and only—occult-themed nightclub. We went down to party with some witches.
Jessica Bateman
8.31.16
Drugs

Why Do So Many Women Keep Dying At This Music Festival?

Four women have died at Britain's BoomTown Fair festival in five years. A drug policy reform advocate speaks out.
Sirin Kale
8.17.16
jobs

In India, Female Bouncers are Big Business

If you want to earn more than a man in Delhi, try the time-honored trade of dealing with drunk people at clubs.
Sirin Kale
1.4.16
Music

Dicks on the Dancefloor: Über Manly Gay Germans Talk About Masculinity

For their documentary 'Hyper Masculinity On The Dancefloor', Berlin filmmakers Selin Davasse and Emre Busse sought out the most hard-bodied techno lovers to answer a few crucial questions about manliness.
Josie Thaddeus-Johns
8.14.15