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LeFou or LeWho?

With the release of Beauty and The Beast this week, we look at the controversy surrounding LeFou and his (possible) homosexuality, and question whether the fuss is worth it

Photo: Martin Harris Centre

Review: Gypsy Queen

Though moving and at times hysterical, Rob Ward’s Gypsy Queen didn’t quite meet its potential

The strict distinction between masculinity and femininity is harmful for gay men. Photo: boredbyheaven @Flickr

Gay men need feminism

Marcus Johns explains why feminism is beneficial for gay men, and why current standards of masculinity are harmful for everyone


William S. Burrough: The man and the legend

Alister Pearson looks back at the life of the controversial writer William S. Burroughs, who was born a century ago this year

Tacko: "Senegal is a very homophobic country."

‘If they send me back to Senegal, I’m a dead man’

Senegalese student Tacko Mbengue faces deportation unless he can prove he is gay – raising questions about society’s attitude to homosexuality

All student vote cancelled after student complaint Photo: Cil Barnett-Neefs

Homosexuals would be “killed” in ideal world, says speaker at society event

Speaker at workshop organised by Global Aspirations says homosexuals would be executed in Islamic state

A psoter from the FA's new LGBT campaign

Time to give homophobia the boot

In light of LGBT History Month, Andrew Georgeson looks to the future of homosexuality in sport