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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 →

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 →

Drag Brazil: Beatriz Uber

drag queen brazil One of the newest stars on the Brazilian Drag Firmament is Beatriz Uber aka Gilmar. During the day he is working in his home town, a small city 30 miles from Sao Paulo. But in the weekend he transforms into Beatriz Uber, helped by his husband, make up artist Antonio. His carreer started as a […] Continue reading →