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Timothy Graves

Author, actor and teacher living in London. Published novels include 'Homo Jihad' and 'Pharmakeia'.

I am an author and actor living in London. I have published two novels with Paradise Press. My debut novel 'Homo Jihad' was shortlisted for the Polari First Book Prize in 2010. 'Pharmakeia' was released in January 2016. I have a Master's degree in Creative Writing from Birkbeck, University of London and am currently working on a memoir. Author website:
I recently retrained as an actor. Recent acting credits include Sir Charles in Goldsmith's 'She Stoops to Conquer', directed by Sir Jonathan Miller.
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Is The World On The Brink Of Nuclear Armageddon?

Sometimes I think that, as individuals and as a species, it is not until we are pushed to the brink, that we find the strength to evolve beyond our limited viewpoints and ego. The alternative is almost too unbearable to contemplate - the potential annihilation of human civilization and the destruction of life on an unprecedented scale.
20/02/2017 16:38 GMT

Homophobia In The British School System

As we approach LGBT history month and also prepare to mark the 50th anniversary of the first LGBT rights legislation - the partial decriminalisation of gay sex - we need to ensure in schools that we build on the work Stonewall has achieved with its highly successful campaign against homophobic bullying.
27/01/2017 15:59 GMT

Cop Killer Stefano Brizzi, App Culture And Chemsex

Many gay men, courtesy of Grindr or Gaydar, will be familiar with the experience of turning up at a complete stranger's doorstep in the early hours of the morning in a state of drug-fuelled sexual excitement. But the desire to prolong the party can cloud our better judgement.
06/12/2016 16:53 GMT

Turbulent Times For London's Gay Scene

There may not be that much we can do to stop rising commercial rents but active campaigning to prevent the closure of much loved LGBT venues has proven, in the case of the RVT, to be effective. The homogenisation and blandification of London is not a dead cert.
07/11/2016 00:02 GMT