Culture Trip Magazine: The Gender and Identity Issue

Culture Trip Magazine: The Gender and Identity Issue

Fifty years on from the Stonewall Riots – the dramatic event that kick started the Pride movement – we celebrate love, gender and identity in the third issue of Culture Trip magazine. In this edition, we meet activists, designers and artists, explore identity through striking photography, and travel all corners of the world (and beyond).


Issue 3 of Culture Trip magazine will launch on 4 July with distribution at Tube and train stations in London; it will also be made available in airports, hotels, cafés and cultural hubs in London and other major UK cities.



Why London Is the Real City of Love

Five London-based activists discuss the meaning of Pride today and what makes the UK capital the real City of Love.


After Stonewall: 50 Years of Love and Activism

A landmark exhibition celebrates LGBTQ radicals past and present at New York City’s influential Alice Austen House museum.


Pride in Place: Iconic LGBTQ Locations Around the Globe

From Brighton to San Francisco, discover the cultural hotspots that have played a major role in LGBTQ history.


Yinka Ilori’s Vibrant Designs Make London More Colourful

Designer Yinka Ilori talks statement chairs, his love of Dalston and creating the design for Somerset House’s big summer exhibition.


Turning the Page: The Radical Story of Scotland’s First LGBTQ Bookshop

Battling book bans and prejudice was all in a day’s work for the founders of Lavender Menace, Scotland’s first LGBTQ bookshop.


Double Vision: Capturing the Culture of Twinhood in West Africa

Land of Ibeji is a striking photo series that shines a light on twinhood among the Yoruba people of West Africa.


The Life Aquatic: 20 Local Heroes Protecting Waterways Around the World

From New York to Senegal, meet 20 grassroots activists working to clean and protect their local waterways.


Memories of Manora: Artist Naiza Khan Represents Pakistan at the Venice Biennale

With Pakistan’s debut pavilion at the Venice Biennale, Naiza Khan fuses personal history with that of a little-explored peninsula in the Arabian Sea.


Milan and Modernity: Two Towers Tell the Story of a City in Flux

As Milan rapidly reconstructed itself during Italy’s post-war boom, two structures emerged representing contrasting visions for the city.


Tradition and Street Art Collide at Valencia’s Las Fallas

See the gargantuan sculpture of Valencian street-art duo Pichi & Avo – and then watch it burn.


All Aboard: Riding the Rails With Monisha Rajesh

Monisha Rajesh, the author of Around the World in 80 Trains, reflects on how rail journeys connect people.

Khao Kho

Fresh Perspectives: The Unique Cuisine of Khao Kho

Travel into the uplands of Khao Kao to discover the rich cuisine of Thailand’s Little Switzerland.


A Chef’s Guide to Berlin With Evgeny Vikentev

The chef behind swanky Charlottenburg restaurant Cell offers a foodie’s guide to the German capital.


Connections With Strangers: A Photo Series Offers a Window Onto the World

Gail Albert Halaban’s project Out My Window uncovers the connections people make through their apartment windows.


Ladies of the Haus: Forgotten Female Pioneers of the Modern Movement

On the centenary of the Bauhaus’s opening, discover the role women played in shaping the course of Modern design in a male-dominated industry.


The Heights: An Homage to Muscle Cars and America’s West Coast

Artist Matthew Porter’s flying cars capture the feeling of freedom and possibility intrinsic to the West Coast.


The Art of Travel: 7 Strange Things Astronauts Have Taken Into Space

From Yankee Stadium soil to golf balls, these are some of the more unusual items astronauts have packed for the trip of a lifetime.


How To Spend 72 Hours in Shanghai

Make the most of China’s new 72-hour visa-free stopover with a whirlwind tour of Shanghai’s sights and signature dishes.


Mood Indigo: Tokushima’s BUAISOU Collective Is Reviving Traditional Dyeing

Five young farmer-artisans perform the back-breaking work of making sukumo, a natural indigo dye.