Queer today, gone tomorrow: the fight to save LGBT nightlife

They survived homophobia and Thatcher. But is gentrification now sounding the death knell for gay clubs and pubs? We meet the artists battling to save them On a summers day in 2017, in gardens near the Royal Vauxhall Tavern in London, an unusual drag show took place. A lot of work had gone into the costumes, but these were not of the kind youd expect: there were no rhinestones or wigs. Each performer was wearing an architectural model on their head, and instead of lip-syncing, they were reading out snippets of planning and licensing documents. The models didnt represent buildings of any great distinction, but to members of the audience they were a familiar lineup: the Black Cap, the Joiners …

Insecure Artist Attacks Company For Recognizing Childs Fan Art And Ignoring Real Artists, Gets Destroyed With A One-Liner

Imagine being so insecure as an artist that even the cutesy drawings of a little girl could arouse feelings of jealousy and resentment. This is precisely what happened when shanehickey The video game makers, sniffing a nice opportunity for some positive marketing, were quick to reply. “Our artists were so inspired by this that they created their own fan art!” they said. “Hope your daughter loves it!” Image credits: PlayOverwatch Now for a little girl, something like this would surely mean the world. The encouragement that Overwatch showed could inspire her to become an artist of the future and give her a real feeling of achievement. Wholesome, right? As the tweet went viral people applauded the Overwatch crew for being …