Archive for month: July, 2013

Olympia • Austra

Released June 17, 2013
Olympia is a beautifully crafted second album, and features very strong songs about difficult and painful human relationships.

“Austra have made an album that quietly but effectively incorporates early house music and melancholic disco.”

For Those About To Suck Cock … We Salute You EP • Pansy Division

Released August, 1996
A fitting tribute to the metal gods of old, and a powerful cry against laws that criminalized gay sex.

“Pansy Division have delivered a fitting tribute to the metal gods of old and the long-haired ten percenters who love their heavy sound.”

Duncan’s Magic Whistle

June 29, 2013

London Pride 2013, and Duncan’s using his whistle as an act of protest – Cartoon by David Shenton

Rock ‘N’ Roll Pride: Or Why Blasting Ministry’s Psalm 69 is a Better Fix than a Club Jukebox Blaring Madonna

There’s More to Queer Than Pop Divas.

There is more to queer music than the officially sanctioned slick-pop, says Walter Beck. There is an alternative.

“We stayed up most of the night making picket signs and getting ready. You think we were blasting Lady Gaga? Fuck no! We were getting ready to face the craziest bastards on the religious fringe to 100db of MC5’s Kick Out the Jams.”

She’s Coming…

She’s Coming…

Polari Magazine interviewed the incomparable Christeene during her visit to London last week… and here is a teaser of what’s to come.

“Don’t apologise for anything anymore about being your own faggoty self…”

Discovering Linck: An Interview with Danny West

An 18th century trans marriage.

Andrew Darley talks to Danny West about the life of Catharina Linck, who lived as a man, married, and was executed for sodomy.

“There’s so little gay history that is taught to us in school or generally spoken about. As a community, we sometimes have a very bad understanding of where we come from and if this play is able to help then that’s great.”

London Pride 2013

London Pride 2013.

A gallery of images from Pride 2013 hosted by Pride in London on Saturday, June 29.

Polari Magazine was there to document the LGBT+ community as they took to the streets to take part in the march, which is at the heart of any Pride event.”