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Drag queen Lady Voldemort

A San Francisco-based drag queen’s incredible lip sync as “Lady Voldemort” has gone viral online. Drag queen Florida Man took to the stage last weekend as the Harry Potter villain, dress in full robes and elaborate makeup, snake-like prosthetic nose and all. The performance was part of an Ariana Grande tribute night at San Francisco …

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Teenage drag queen Kyle Andrews has lived in the central Queensland town of Clermont almost all his life. And the 16-year-old says he proudly walks through the tiny mining town – population 2,170 – in full drag, including fake eyelashes, heels and lots of padding. “I have a couple of outfits I wear, the look …

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Pradas Priscillas

The spectacular Aussie Drag all-singing, all-dancing Prada’s Priscillas: An All-Male Revue is sashaying into Caloundra next month. Headlined by six-foot-something drag sensation Prada Clutch, the show is a 90-minute party – a riotous celebration of drag starting at the birthplace of Australian drag – the famous Les Girls. Monique Kelly, who was part of the …

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Courtney Act

Australian drag queen Courtney Act has talked about overcoming her own “sexual racism”, admitting that she has been guilty of colour-biased dating choices in the past. Taking to Twitter, Courtney wrote in a lengthy thread that she grew up in a society that “taught me to be racist,” adding that she now dates people of …

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Rupauls drag race emmys 2018

Drag juggernaut RuPaul’s Drag Race has won Best Reality Show at the 2018 Emmy Awards, its first win in the category. “Thank you so much!” RuPaul emoted, picking up tonight’s Emmy for best in genre. “This is so lovely. To the Academy, this is so lovely; we are so happy to present this show” and …

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living with hiv CWC Sportsman Hotel

A star-studded lineup of Queensland drag talent will again grace the stage at this month’s CWC Cabaret, Brisbane’s longest running fundraiser for people living with HIV. Hosted by Queensland drag legend Betty Nature (pictured, centre) at the Sportsman Hotel, the event will feature performances throughout the night by drag performers past and present, including Dame …

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Priscilla Queen of the Desert tony sheldon

Twelve years after opening in Sydney, Priscilla: Queen of the Desert – The Musical will roll her wheels into Brisbane for the very first time. It’s the tale of three drag queens and their bus (Priscilla), their (mis)adventures through the outback, and their interactions with Australian culture in all her vibrant, (but often aggressive and …

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Conchita Wurst

Turkey’s boycott of the Eurovision Song Contest will reportedly continue next year because of the competition’s inclusion of LGBTIQ performers. The country has not participated since 2012, and Turkish Radio and Television (TRT) boss Ibrahim Eren said the country was unlikely to compete in 2019. “As a public broadcaster we cannot broadcast live at 9pm, …

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Still from Ryan Murphy's drag ballroom drama Pose, season 1

Television is awash with ‘80s nostalgia, so standing out requires a hook – the supernatural for Stranger Things, in Glow it’s feminism. Hook-less Everything Sucks! was justifiably cancelled. Ryan Murphy’s latest drama, Pose, which recently finished its freshman season in the US and will finally air on Australian TV next month, is most original of …

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Drag queen lady di

A regional Victorian drag performer is encouraging every Australian to have an important conversation with their loved ones about organ donation. Victorian man Max Primmer underwent a kidney transplant in March 2012 after a calcium build-up in his bladder caused sudden, total kidney failure. Max was on dialysis for for four hours a day, three …

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