When Like a Prayer came our 24 years ago there was a lot of excitement about Love Song, a duet between global superstars at the top of their game; Madonna and Prince. It turned out to be a real Marmite moment for fans, with many adoring it and others loathing it […]
Dandy Darkly The raven crows at sundown. Mascara crust cracks, like forsaken flytraps yawning. I clamber from my mahogany sleeping chest. My name is Dandy Darkly. Tonight is my grandest of evenings. But my first step falters! I trip atop a bound and gagged gimp, wild eyed with glistening forehead. […]
Happy Halloween to one and all!
Last year Darren Hayes popped by BBC Radio 2 and offered them this exclusive acoustic performance of Madonna’s Like a Prayer. We rediscovered it last week and haven’t been able to stop playing it since.
“If you want to be respected by others the great thing is to respect yourself. Only by that, only by self-respect will you compel others to respect you.” Fyodor Dostoyevsky
Just like we celebrated our birthday last week at LGBTicons, today we mark another notch in the bedpost of life for our resident ginge. Yes, the delectable Swedish-Kiwi (or Swiwi) that never went home; Josef Church-Woods, turns (coughs) today. I’m a little bit biased since I married the shit out […]
Hey London bitches! Our crazy hot pal Michael Griffiths is jumping over from Oz for a few days to give you an extra special Christmas treat. He’s bringing his 5 star Edinburgh Festival Fringe hit In Vogue: Songs by Madonna to St. James Theatre. Australian music theatre star Michael Griffiths […]
Sharley McClean died on Sunday 26 October 2013. Here, Peter Tatchell pays tribute. Peter Tatchell Sharley was a wonderful woman. I was honoured to know her and, in the 1980s, to help publicise her remarkable personal story. She participated in my early campaigns to document and publicise the experiences of […]
Thanks for following LGBTicons.com Barry Church-Woods Last week we turned 1 year old and as such I wanted to personally thank everyone that has interacted with, contributed to and shared any of our stuff this past year. Over the past 365 days, our following on WordPress, Twitter and Facebook has […]
Ben Cohen gets naked (almost) for his latest photoshoot; the 2014 StandUp Foundation calendar. It’s a charity. Really, it would be rude not to watch the clip.