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Boys of Bangladesh

By Sabya van Elswijk We are invited to meet with the director of Boys of Bangladesh, a network of gay people in Dhaka. Arriving at his place, human rights activist Tanvir Alim welcomes us and explains that they use apartments as informal meeting places. There are many volunteers; all of them spend time on Boys of […] Continue reading →

About Ali Asgar

I born in 1991 at the capital of Bangladesh Dhaka. I grew up in a nuclear family with my mom and dad. I finished my high school from Dhaka and after my high school, I had to decide on what subject to undertake for my higher studies. In order to do something different, I decided […] 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 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 →

Portrait Donatella Kardashian Ferrer

Donatella is part of the Kardashian Ferrer drag family in Santa Cruz, a family of young gays that help and motivate eachother. Together with friends they design their make up and clothing. They produce dance shows on big events, and help show the still closed catholic community their boundary crossing identities. We applaud them and […] Continue reading →

Activist Drag Queen Fights for LGBT Pride in the Bronx

The 2012 Bronx Pride festival took place this past Saturday despite the shutting down of host Bronx Community Pride Center after alleged embezzlement by its former executive director. Organizers and participants committed themselves to ensuring that the show would go on. El Diario/La Prensa‘s Carolina Ledezma introduced us to one of them, local celebrity Appolonia […] Continue reading →