T-Girls: Gender Outlaws

Diverse Identities.

The term T-girls celebrates a range of trans identities. Darius Amini’s exhibition, Gender Outlaws, celebrates the diversity of identity.

What Darius would really like people to take away from the exhibition is an increased awareness of the diversity within the T-Girl community, and to be surprised by that.

Chase covers Against Me! for LGBT History Month

For Laura Jane Grace: LGBT History Month 2014.

Chase Garrett celebrates her trans hero for LGBT History Month in a cover of Black Me Out by Against Me!, recorded exclusively for Polari Magazine.

Transgender Dysphoria Blues • Against Me!


Released January 21, 2014
Against Me!’s Transgender Dysphoria Blues is an accomplised punk record that explores issues of trans* identity, personal struggle, and ultimately liberty.

“Grace and the boys may have just made history, becoming the first mainstream rock ‘n’ roll band to cut an album full of unrestrained trans* pride. “

Exclusive: Chase reveals Magdalene Me on Polari

Angst and Raw Emotion.

Chase reveals new album artwork, debut single and track listing for Magdalene Me on Polari Magazine.

“If Lana del Rey had written ‘Video Games’ the morning after a drunken night with Frank Ocean and Trent Reznor, this would have been the result, a song full of soul distorted with neuroses.”

My Friend From Faro


Cert:15 • Germany: 90 min • Westdeutscher Rundfunk • May 16, 2011 [DVD]

A film about the labels we use to define life & love featuring a clever script, great direction & superb acting.

“My Friend from Faro is a film about discovery, naming, family, and love. Although it draws comparison with Boys Don’t Cry, it isn’t anywhere near as harrowing.”

LGBT History Month Heroes – Day 15

Jayne County, by Rupert Smith.

To celebrate LGBT History Month, 2013, Polari is publishing a daily series of LGBT Heroes, selected by the magazine’s team of writers and special contributors.

“This is the woman who, in the bitterly homophobic ’70s, stood in front of straight audiences looking like Dolly Parton’s trashier daughter, singing songs about sex and difference, making people laugh and think and sometimes fight. .”

International Transgender Day of Remembrance

Remembering the Dead.

November 20 is the International Transgender Day of Remembrance..

Homotopia Festival 2012

The Cutting Edge of Queer Arts.

The ninth Homotopia Festival runs from 30 October to 30 November 2012. Michael Langan talks to Artistic Director Gary Everett about this innovative queer arts programme.

“So many gay festivals around the UK feel bland, commodified and corporate and seem to have lost their way. I hope through our message of art and social justice we connect with queer and LGBT audiences as well as the wider community.”

LGBT Heroes – Day 1

Sam and Evan

Bryon Fear selects Sam and Evan for Polari Magazine’s list of LGBT Heroes. For UK LGBT History Month 2012.

Within the community, and especially in its press, the ‘T’ from LBGT is all too often overlooked. Agreeing to take part in this documentary, which would at times lay bare their more personal and intimate moments, was nothing less than brave.

Gendered Intelligence’s Art Auction

Silent Art Auction

Gendered Intelligence is having a silent art auction of around 20 or so pieces donated by artists. It will range from sculptures to paintings to photography.

All the proceeds will help continue to support to trans youth with meetings, physical activities, and arts based programmes to build confidence and provide encouragement.