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Drag Brazil: Cicety and Cicero

It seems so long ago, the first night we hit the gay and drag clubs to find drag queens we could portray. One of the first colorful fairylike queens we saw roaming the streets was Cicety Karoline, a well known comedian drag artist, also known as Cicero. Photography by Martijn Crowe www.thefaketory.org Continue reading →

Drag Brazil: Divina Aloma

This is a very special person, who defies any category, drag, trans, man, woman. Foremost we met Divina Aloma as a beautiful, shining person, who is with 63 years still able to do carnaval and Whitney Houston performances in the club scene of São Paulo, where the average age is 17.   Photography by Martijn […] Continue reading →

The Kardashian Ferrer Drag family

dragqueens bolivia In Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia’s second biggest city, we were looking forward to get to know the drag scene. The first people we asked at the LTGB centre, turned out to be the head of the Kardashian Ferrer drag family. One week later we were doing a photoshoot with all five together, it […] Continue reading →

Nina Flowers

Flowers was born in 1974 in Bayamón, Puerto Rico. He started his drag career in March 1993, where he performed at local San Juan gay venues such as Krash (also known as Eros) and Club Lazer.[5] In 1999, he participated in and won both the Miss Puerto Rico Continental and Miss City Lights Continental pageants. […] Continue reading →

Beatriz Über

dragqueen sao paulo To his own surprise, Gilmar won a contest for drag queens, and Beatriz Über was born. Adopted by drag queen/trans star Striperella Über, she came to do shows every weekend. Photography by Martijn Crowe www.thefaketory.org Continue reading →

Portrait Aloma Divina

Drag queen Sao Paulo Divina Aloma started using female hormones when she was 14 years old. Originally from Bahia, she lived in Rio de Janeiro then. After she came to São Paulo she was working as a showgirl, and got invited to travel as a girl through Europe. Working with other girls, she hid that she was a man. […] Continue reading →

Portrait Kyrah Über

drag queen Sao Paulo Lukas Spiurt is 17 years old, going to high school in São Paulo. In the weekends he transforms into Kyrah Über, a beauty of  a drag queen, and gives shows in all drag bars in the centre of the city. Photography by Martijn Crowe www.thefaketory.org Continue reading →

Portrait Iris Vandyke

drag queen sao paulo Iris VanDyke, also known as Rafael, is a drag queen, transformista, to perfection. Every fridaynight he changes his identity as Rafael, working at the prefecture, for that of Iris VanDyke, a larger then life beauty. And hosts the friday night at Monna Lokka club in São Paulo. Continue reading →