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This Book Will Change Your Life

Far From The Tree.

The winner of this year’s Green Carnation Prize was Andrew Solomon’s Far From The Tree, a book that is so powerful it could change your life.

“In exploring categories of physical difference, and conditions that do not reflect the unforgiving mainstream, Solomon makes familiar that which is different.”

Our LGBT Histories: Music – Day 6

Marc and the Mambas, ‘If You Go Away.’

To mark LGBT History Month, 2013, Polari asked its contributors to recall a song that had an impact their own stories.

“I can remember staring in wonder at Val Denham’s androgynous painting of Marc on the cover (while my boyfriend stared in wonder at my pert teenage bubble butt)..”

Interview: The Perfect Union

Maggie and Martin.

In this exclusive interview, Maggie and Martin talk to Polari about their album Union, and how their collaboration grew from having fun writing music together into a fully realised project.

“The Maggie and Martin album Union was released in May. The collaboration started when the author Clayton Littlewood introduced the two.”

Dear Queer Diary • Jonathan Kemp & Clayton Littlewood

The Confessional Compulsion.

In this special event, Jonathan Kemp and Clayton Littlewood explore and discuss the compulsion to write confessional works.

Weekly Digest • Week of September 03

September 03 – 09, 2012

Weekly Digest of articles, Week of September 03 – 09, polarimagazine.com

“This week: The history of DIY Drag, Burlesque Revolution with Rubyyy Jones, Jain Wells, Wynter Gordon and Sweden’s first lesbian magazine Lotus

Sir Clayton Littlewood is watching …

London Road at the National.

Clayton Littlewood writes about his continuing education in the world of London theatre from the renowned critic Nicholas de Jongh..

“Nicholas de Jongh is pleased to invite Sir Clayton Littlewood to a playhouse performance of a serious dramatic piece in the city of London, the West End district. Dinner will be served at 10.15 at a nearby hostelry. Carriages at midnight.”

Polari Magazine on The World Radio

Bona to Nellyarda!

Polari’s editor, alongside Clayton Littlewood and David Benson, talks about what Polari meant at the height of its use in the 1950s and ’60s.

“At the start of the London 2012 Olympics, Polari Magazine joined Clayton Littlewood at the BBC’s new building in Portland Place to talk about the meaning of the slang Polari.”

7 funniest WTF?! search terms this week

Search terms that have led readers to Polari.

It’s madness, and part of Polari’s WTF Friday features. Darren Hayes & superheroes!

“This is our favourite. Google translate reveals: Darren Hayes doll where to buy?.”

Dexter Clark’s Fabulous Head

Dexter Clark returns with a new show.

Dexter Clark takes to the London stage to give us Fabulous Head!

Clayton Littlewood Meets Maggie & Martin!

An Evening of Readings, Performance and Song.

Following on from the successful performance at Madam JoJo’s, Clayton Littlewood teams up with Maggie & Martin for an unforgettable evening of song and performance. Featuring the book Goodbye to Soho, and the album Union.