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Austrian drag queen Conchita Wurst has opened up about her HIV status after being allegedly blackmailed by her ex-boyfriend. The glamorous Eurovision Song Contest winner revealed in a moving German-language Instagram post she had “been HIV positive for many years.” “This is actually irrelevant to the public, but an ex-boyfriend is threatening to go public …

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It’s taken a lifetime but Stanley Doran is about to live his dream. The 85-year-old former amateur boxer and deliveryman for “the Mob” is set to make his stage debut as a drag queen. Doran (pictured with his coach Fagulous) kept his sexuality a secret for decades, growing up at a time when male homosexuality …

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Drag queen RuPaul has been honoured with a star on the Hollywood Walk Of Fame, which was unveiled in a ceremony on Hollywood Boulevard. In accepting the honour, the creator of RuPaul’s Drag Race told the crowd that receiving a star was “absolutely the most important moment of my professional life”. “I wish for each …

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RuPaul’s Drag Race star Katya Zamolodchikova has apparently ended her hiatus from drag, after announcing in January she was taking time off from performing. The beloved star of RuPaul’s Drag Race and her own Trixie and Katya Show – with drag performer Trixie Mattel – cancelled all of her upcoming touring commitments earlier this year. …

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A special free LGBTIQ-themed concert will form part of the 12-day arts and cultural program at the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games next month. Hosted by Australian-born drag superstar Courtney Act (pictured, left), the Sparkle in the Sand event will welcome performers, athletes and speakers onto the Main Stage that will be set up on …

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Drag superstar RuPaul will be immortalised with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame this month. Mama Ru’s star will be located outside the offices of production company World of Wonder, where RuPaul’s Drag Race is produced, Out reported. The ceremony will take place Friday, March 16, a day after the finale of RuPaul’s …

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Spoiler warning The third season of RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars debuted last week and host RuPaul shocked the contestants with a big twist 15 minutes into the first episode. After the first nine queens had entered the Drag Race workroom, Ru announced who the surprise tenth contestant was. Cue the dramatic entrance of Bebe …

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Two more local drag icons have been immortalised in the Sportsman Hotel’s Queensland Drag Hall of Fame. Local legends Betty Nature and Trixie Onassis (pictured, left to right) were both inducted into the Hall of Fame in front of a huge crowd at a ceremony at the venue on Australia Day Eve. Host Vollie LaVont …

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The first trailer for the inaugural season of the Thailand spinoff of RuPaul’s Drag Race has been released. Drag Race Thailand will be hosted by Thai stylist and designer Art Arya, who will be filling drag superstar RuPaul’s stilettos in the spinoff. Bangkok drag queen Pangina Heals (pictured below) will co-host. The show’s format will …

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