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I WANT TO BE A DRAG QUEEN …. STAR!

No, actually make that a SHOWGIRL …. In fact, whatever!! … I just want to strut my stuff on stage and show off my talent. If you have ever had the urge to put on some heels, a wig, frock, some make-up and entertain a crowd, but you have been a little uncertain of where […] Continue reading →

MARRIAGE EQUALITY RALLY BRISBANE

 Drag queens Dakota Fanny and Melody Walker address the crowd at a rally on ‘Marriage Equality National Day’ of Action in Brisbane on Saturday, May 12, 2012. The rally, one of several simultaneously held around the country, is to urge the federal government to give gays and lesbians the right to marry. To see more […] Continue reading →

Pollyfilla in Kitsch in Synch

In Kitsch in Synch, housewife Pollyfilla expresses the drag of her inner longings in her lounge room through lip-synching to songs and dialog from films and TV. Lip-synching doesn’t have the best reputation thanks to famous frauds ranging from Milli-Vanilli to Julie Anthony at the 2010 AFL Grand Final, but done well, say in Drags […] Continue reading →

Outrageous boys’ circus Briefs is no drag

If you’re not comfortable with cheeky (giant) trannies, nudity or F-bombs being dropped left, right and centre, then it’s best to leave Briefs alone. The Brisbane-based all-male troupe has returned to Parramatta’s Spiegeltent for Sydney Festival and, as host Shivannah puts it: “It’s a bit butch with a f…load of camp.” To see more visit  […] Continue reading →

Maxi Shield

 Drag queen, activist and icon, Maxi Shield is keeping her craft old school – and Sydney’s a better place for it Maxi Shield is the type of gal you can depend on, even on a heavy day. Perched above that perfectly styled synthetic hair that frames her face, Shield wears a myriad of hats: performer […] Continue reading →