The book “Drag Queens of the World “

The 1st of April, we start a crowdfunding campaign to make a book about the Drag Queens of the World. Please help us spread the word to all your friends, so the fabulous book can become reality. Here is a little glimpse behind the scenes in the making of the book… “Drag Queens of the […] Continue reading →

Transformers 2

 Kerri Blake Ken Burnette, 58, first tried drag in 1979—”on Halloween, like everybody else,” he says. “Everybody tells you how good you look, and I never stopped.” Now he’s a fixture on Sunday night at Godfrey’s in Richmond. Burnette lost his job as a deli manager last March but makes enough performing as Kerri Blake, […] Continue reading →

Drag Bolivia: Portrait of Ninon

 Ninon is one of the first drags in Bolivia. In the seventies, Victor Hugo started to go out with the more influential gay rights activists in La Paz, Bolivia. They did not only contributed to gay rights through their manifests, but also gave an impulse to Bolivian culture through their use of traditional female costumes […] Continue reading →

Vacation: Thailand!

A small sample of a fantastic trip to Thailand: We were definitely sad to leave on our last day, and I have no problems seeing why people end up staying at the Ao Toh Koh bungalows way longer than expected. We caught the ferry back to Phuket and got a taxi back to the Lamai […] Continue reading →

Danna Galan dancing as China Morena

Danna Galan is the most famous Bolivian dragqueen. In 20 years she constituted a family of 60 members, who work together in La Paz and around. As David, he works with the ministery of culture and just released a book on the history of drag and transvestites in Bolivia: “La China Morena.” In this book […] Continue reading →

Drag History: JULIAN ELTINGE

 Julian Eltinge (Julian Dalton) was an American drag queen and popular stage and screen actor in the early 1900’s. He began his career as a female impersonator at the age of ten when he performed in the Boston Cadets Revue. His skill at impersonation as well as his graceful femininity would help his star to […] Continue reading →

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 →

Rena

 Here on Dragqueens of the World we have met so many amazing drag artists, and we want to give you a more in-depth meeting with them. Our very first Queen in this serie will be Miss Didi Licious, who is internationally known and participated in the Dragqueens of the World project in Amsterdam.  We from […] Continue reading →

Miss Uschi, a snapshot

 Here on Dragqueens of the World we have met so many amazing drag artists, and we want to give you a more in-depth meeting with them. Our very first Queen in this serie will be Miss Didi Licious, who is internationally known and participated in the Dragqueens of the World project in Amsterdam.  We from […] Continue reading →