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Alberto aka Dannah Ferrer

We met Alberto in Bolivia, at the LTGB center in Santa Cruz, where he volunteers and travels through Bolivia to give courses in sex education and the importance of prevention in HIV. At the beginning it was very hard to believe that this shy and quite boy can transform himself into a drag queen. But […] Continue reading →

Postcards to Thank you, Darling!

After a successful crowdfunding we would like to thank each of you who is supporting this project with personalized postcards! Stay tuned on Facebook dragqueensoftheworld and our website to follow the project! Alberto – Dannah Kardashian David – Danna Galan Photos by Martijn Crowe   Continue reading →

Meet Danna Galan

Danna Galan, aka David, is the most famous Bolivian drag queen. We first met him in the thin air of Bolivia’s capital La Paz in 2012. ” I have been a Drag Queen for more than 20 years, and build a family of 60 members”,  he told us.  “I have also collected information about the […] Continue reading →

Successful Beginning

On Monday we started our campaign and we are very excited to share everything with you! We have already received media attention from different countries ranging from Norway to Mexico. It shows that “Drag queens of the world” is a large-scale project encompassing the whole world! More and more people are contributing to our project […] 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 →

Bolivian drag: Davíd and Dayane Nicole

We met David on a book presentation in Santa Cruz. Together with Juána he was dressed as a Chola Morenada, in traditional woman clothing of Bolivia. “I am David and I am a young transformista, my female name is Dayana Nicole. I was born in 1974 in Noryungas Coripata, in the La Paz state. I […] Continue reading →

Portrait Dayanara Kardashian

drag queen bolivia Our very first drag from Bolivia was Jean Pierre, who prides himself on being the only drag in Santa Cruz de la Sierra. 6 days a week he works in a hospital, and in the evenings and weekends he volunteers for an organization that helps prevent HIV in Boivia. Every chance he gets, he transforms […] Continue reading →

Portrait Dayana Nicole

dragqueen bolivia Dayana Nicole is one of the dragqueens in Bolivia who are specialized in becoming a “Chola Morenada”, a woman in folklore clothing who dances traditional dances at religious festivals all through Bolivia.   Photography by Martijn Crowe www.thefaketory.org Continue reading →