As the LGBTQ+ community absorbs the news that George Michael has died, Lee Williscroft-Ferris considers his vital legacy.Read more "Thank you, George Michael: an LGBTQ+ tribute"
Following Karen Pollock’s controversial piece on ‘straight queerness’, Lee Williscroft-Ferris evaluates the queer credentials of his music idol, Björk.Read more "Björk: A queer icon"
Lee Williscroft-Ferris wonders whether he is the only person left feeling cold by GT’s footage of ‘straight men’ kissing other men.Read more "Dear Gay Times, please leave the straight guy fantasy to GayTube"
Surely, the ruling that the NHS can fund the distribution of PrEP can only be seen as a positive development? Apparently not. Lee Williscroft-Ferris is troubled by some of the reactions to this historic decision.Read more "PrEP: No Holy Grail but no cause for sexual moralisation either"
As part of our ‘All roads lead to…’ theme this month, Lee Williscroft-Ferris explains why he’s perfectly happy with life as a ‘rural gay’.Read more "Not all roads lead to London. Why I’m happy being a ‘rural gay’"
Pride in London’s decision to allow the RAF to stage a fly-past at this year’s event has caused consternation in some quarters. Lee Williscroft-Ferris gives his view on the need for less drama and more insight.Read more "Pride in London’s RAF fly-past is excessive and short-sighted"
PayPal is willing to place paramount importance on the safety of its LGBTQ+ staff in a state that puts their livelihoods – and lives – at risk. Lee Williscroft-Ferris praises their moral stance.Read more "PayPal is pulling out of North Carolina for its anti-LGBTQ+ laws. More companies should show such courage"
Following our preview of the excellent Poshida, and its debut at BFI Flare, Lee Williscroft-Ferris chats to Faizan Fiaz, the creative force behind the documentary.Read more "‘Poshida represents the complexities of Pakistan’: TQ meets filmmaker Faizan Fiaz"
It’s almost time for the BFI Flare Film Festival. Lee Williscroft-Ferris sits down to watch Poshida, a documentary by British-Pakistani filmmaker, Faizan Fiaz, which depicts the grim realities of everyday life for LGBT people in the South Asian nation.Read more "BFI Flare Film Festival Preview: Poshida (Faizan Fiaz)"
UK producer and director, Joe Cohen, is crowdfunding The Boy From Mushin, a feature-length documentary telling the story of Bisi Alimi, a man who risked everything by coming out live on TV in his native Nigeria.Read more "TQ appeal: Help fund ‘The Boy From Mushin’"