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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 →

Meghna Chowdchury. Dhaka, Bangladesh

Meghna Chowdchury is the female character Robin created to enact what he feels inside. Talking to me he said “I look like a man, a boy, but I feel like you, a woman, I think like you, I would like to gossip hours, and do girly things. Would I like to be a woman? I […] 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 →

New column from Desiree dello Stiletto

With pleasure we introduce to you Desiree dello Stiletto also known as Hans Wijtenburg, owner of the one and only dragbar in Holland: De Lellebel. With 30 years experience in the world of drag, she and he will share some of that experiences with you on our site. We are proud to present the very […] 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 →

Vacation: Thailand!

A small sample of a fantastic trip to Thailand: We were definitely sad to leave on our last day, and I have no problems seeing why people end up staying at the Ao Toh Koh bungalows way longer than expected. We caught the ferry back to Phuket and got a taxi back to the Lamai […] Continue reading →

Danna Galan dancing as China Morena

Danna Galan is the most famous Bolivian dragqueen. In 20 years she constituted a family of 60 members, who work together in La Paz and around. As David, he works with the ministery of culture and just released a book on the history of drag and transvestites in Bolivia: “La China Morena.” In this book […] Continue reading →