Inside Britain’s Secret Courts

Inside Britain’s Secret Courts

Investigatory Powers Tribunals are where you complain if you think the government is spying on you. They’re usually held behind closed doors but this year a few select public hearings have taken place, so I went to check one out. (Vice) Continue reading

We’re still here: The Drag Race queens taking on small-town America

We’re still here: The Drag Race queens taking on small-town America

As their glammed-up docuseries ‘We’re Here’ returns, Shangela, Bob the Drag Queen and Eureka O’Hara talk to me about queer visibility and whether road-tripping around the States has filled them with hope or fear for their country’s future. (The Independent) Continue reading

Joe Pantoliano: ‘Scumbags like Trump use The Sopranos as a blueprint for being douchebags’

Joe Pantoliano: ‘Scumbags like Trump use The Sopranos as a blueprint for being douchebags’

After a four-decade career making his name as crooks and cops in films from ‘The Goonies’ to ‘Bad Boys’, the beloved Italian-American actor is heading back to his roots for lighthearted drama ‘From the Vine’. He tells me about why people still get ‘The Sopranos’ wrong, and the moment the Wachowskis realised he hadn’t actually read the script for ‘The Matrix’. (The Independent) Continue reading

Lovely Chaps

Lovely Chaps

The macho world of Wild West cowboys is given a queer makeover by America’s gay rodeo scene. I travel to Las Vegas to find out how it all began 45 years ago and why this September’s BigHorn Rodeo will be more loved-up than ever. (Vera) Continue reading