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Activist Drag Queen Fights for LGBT Pride in the Bronx

The 2012 Bronx Pride festival took place this past Saturday despite the shutting down of host Bronx Community Pride Center after alleged embezzlement by its former executive director. Organizers and participants committed themselves to ensuring that the show would go on. El Diario/La Prensa‘s Carolina Ledezma introduced us to one of them, local celebrity Appolonia […] Continue reading →

Transformers

Gender isn’t clear-cut for Michael Folks. “I’ve always been very transy,” he says. “I’ll go out and bounce around town as a girl.” His drag name is Sarah Lee Garrett. Most of his friends call him Sarah “because most of my friends are drags,” he says. At one point, he was actively pursuing a sex […] Continue reading →

Drag History Diva-Charles Pierce

Charles Pierce was one of the 20th century’s foremost female impersonators and drag, and a pioneer if you will, for future drag queens. Charles was particularly noted for his impersonation of Bette Davis which got him famous in the cities around the world. Born in Watertown, New York, he began his show business career playing […] Continue reading →

Drag Dad

A documentary about a six year old boy named Jeremiah and his father, the drag queen superstar Tyra Sanchez. ABOUT THE FILM “Having Jeremiah when I was 17 saved my life.” -James William Ross, IV (aka Tyra Sanchez) Drag Dad is an independent documentary project about a six year old boy named Jeremiah and his […] Continue reading →