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 Crowe […] Continue reading →

Gender Blending by Nick Hynan

Drag and dressing up have long played an important role in the sexual counter culture. From cross-dressing male prostitutes in 19th century ‘molly houses’ to Lady Gaga’s alter ego Joe Caldrone, men and women have mixed dressing up, making up and style to help define their sexuality, parody ‘normal’ society and simply wrong-foot people’s assumptions […] Continue reading →

Bolivian drag: Juána

Juána is a classic dragqueen, or in Bolivian terms a Chola morenada. In his outfits and dancing he performs ancient Bolivian cultural rites. All festivals and carnavals in Bolivia he is there and dances with other men and women. He loves the dancing and is very proud that he can do this. Photography by Martijn […] Continue reading →