Rachèl Beaujolie – Andre

Rachèl Beaujolie – Andre The Netherlands – Amsterdam Rachèl Beaujolie is a very popular performer and works as hostess and singer at different bars in the Netherlands.   Drag Queens of the World is an international research project, combining art and anthropology. Its unique in its scope: We met, interviewed and photographed drag queens from […] Continue reading →

Eva Vraeghe – Hans

drag queen Amsterdam Eva Vraeghe – Hans The Netherlands – Amsterdam   Hans has studied classical theatre since he was 3 years old, and views drag as an art form where he truly transforms into another person. Eva started off as a beauty drag queen, but one day, she let herself loose and started to create and wear […] Continue reading →

Sympathy Bucket

drag queen amsterdam Sympathy Bucket The Netherlands – Amsterdam   Originally from the US, Sympathy is an internationally know drag queen who has travelled the world, and currently resides in Amsterdam, where she is known for her popular Drag Queen Bingo.   Drag Queens of the World is an international research project, combining art and anthropology. Its unique […] Continue reading →

Victoria False – Ger

Victoria False and Ger by Martijn Crowe Victoria False – Ger The Netherlands – Amsterdam After not doing drag for more than ten years, Ger did put on the wig again, and Victoria False was born. She is an amazing singer who performs in various venues of Amsterdam, and grandmother of many young drag queens.   Drag Queens of the World is […] Continue reading →

Monsieur Plastique – Paul

Portrait Monsieur Plastique by Martijn Crowe Monsieur Plastique – Paul The Netherlands – Groningen/Amsterdam   Originally from a small town in Noord-Holland, Paul became a phenomena in the club world of Amsterdam, noticed for his joy for dancing and outrageous outfits. Almost by change, he became a DJ and a performance artist, which is how Monsieur Plastique was born. Together with […] Continue reading →

Desiree Dello Stiletto (Auntie Dees) – Hans

Desiree Dello Stiletto (Auntie Dees) – Hans The Netherlands – Amsterdam   Hans started a special bar for Drag Queens, transvestites and transgenders, Lellebel, in the centre of Amsterdam 15 years ago. It is an unique place where everybody are welcome. As Desiree, she has more than 30 years experience in the world of drag, […] Continue reading →

Jennifer Hopelezz – Richard

Drag queen amsterdam Jennifer Hopelezz – Richard The Netherlands – Amsterdam Originally from Sydney, Australia, Richard is the man behind a lot of pink events and hotspots in Amsterdam. He is the founder of cruising club Club Church, the initiative behind Drag Olympics, and an advocate for Amsterdam still being a place for sexual freedom. As Jennifer, she […] Continue reading →


Drag in Cambodia: Darom portrait by Martijn Crowe Darom Cambodia – Phnom Pen Darom is a manager of the “2color” bar. “I work here with my brother and we try to make this bar a big success. When I am not working, I am staying at home at my parents place and I take care of my little brothers and sisters”. In his […] Continue reading →

Lucky – Chaii

Drag in Cambodia: Chaii / Lucky by Martijn Crowe Lucky – Chaii Cambodia  – Phnom Penh Lucky works as a dancer in 2color bar, one of the most famous drag bars in Phnom Phen. She is famous for his entertaining and funny sketches together with her partner in crime, Chhimm Thi. The shows are not for mere entertainment, though: They are often called “ladyboy […] Continue reading →