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The Pride Series; New York City's Sutton Lee Seymour;"In This Community, All Of Us Have Wanted Nothing But To Be Loved And Accepted"

Michael Cook | Posted 07.21.2016 | Queer Voices
Michael Cook

As one of the best and brightest drag talents in New York City now, Sutton chatted with me about her start in the New York City drag scene, what seeing Hamilton is actually like (and her top secret project incorporating it into her act) and what she thinks are some of the biggest issues facing the drag community currently.

The Pride Series; New York City's Alexis Michelle -- "To Me, Pride Means Living Your Truth"

Michael Cook | Posted 07.20.2016 | Queer Voices
Michael Cook

These performers are artists in every sense of the world; they add color and shading (no pun intended) to our community, and without them, I think we all would have a little less sparkle.

The Kinsey Sicks: Can The Longest-Running Dragapella Beautyshop Quartet Save America?

Greg Archer | Posted 07.11.2016 | Queer Voices
Greg Archer

If it feels as if America suffers from Electile Dysfunction, that's because it does. With the train wreck that is presumptive GOP nominee Donald Trump...

'Drag Queen' Is Not a Mental Disorder

Domenick Scudera | Posted 05.12.2016 | Queer Voices
Domenick Scudera

When people like Roy Moore want us to believe drag queens are disordered, these gals remind us that drag is strength, drag is courage, drag is tenacity. When you hold our community down, drag can be loud and effective in making change.

'Drag Race' Favorite Latrice Royale Drops A Sultry New Music Video

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 03.15.2016 | Queer Voices

Buckle up! Latrice Royale just released her debut album. "Here's To Life" features the "RuPaul's Drag Race" star sharing "stories of growing up gay in...

'Drag Musician' Adore Delano Just Dropped Her New Video

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 03.11.2016 | Queer Voices

Adore Delano has proven herself to be a standout queen from the "RuPaul's Drag Race" franchise, utilizing her musical roots from her days on "American...

Sherry Vine Brings LGBT Programming to the Masses

Michael Cook | Posted 03.08.2016 | Entertainment
Michael Cook

There is a need for LGBT themed programming; so Sherry Vine is here with "gaySVTV world". From parody songs like "Hung Horse" (to the tune of Katy Perry's "Dark Horse") to hilarious shows all over the world, Sherry Vine is the definition of a drag legend.

'Drag Race' Favorite Adore Delano Drops 'Dynamite' New Video

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 02.27.2016 | Queer Voices

Adore Delano, a fan favorite and top three contender from the sixth season of "RuPaul's Drag Race," just dropped her newest single. It's been awhile s...

Jonny McGovern of "Hey Qween" -- "This Season's Guests are Ready To Spill The Tea"!

Michael Cook | Posted 02.25.2016 | Entertainment
Michael Cook

In New York City, there used to be a time that you could not swing a drag queen without seeing or hearing about Jonny McGovern. Tracks like "Soccer Pr...

The Judges On "The Voice UK" Were Not Expecting This

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

A popular drag queen in the United Kingdom just blew us all away by her appearance on "The Voice U.K." -- even if she didn't seem to wow the judges en...

Raina's Gotta Go: A Drag Queen Decides to Transition

Bethany Grace Howe | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Bethany Grace Howe

A year ago I was married with a daughter while living on the Oregon coast, making my living working as a high school teacher. Three months ago I chose to transition from male to female.

This Senior Drag Queen Just Broke A Guinness World Record

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

A Toronto-based drag queen recently broke a Guinness World record, taking the title of "World's Oldest Performing Drag Queen" at the age of 84. Accord...

My Five-Year-Old Daughter Knows I'm a Drag Queen

Bethany Grace Howe | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Bethany Grace Howe

My five-year-old daughter loves to tell people this. Whether we're at the local pride festival or standing in line at the community pool. We have matching rainbow dresses, after all. Still, it took me a while to get used to -- and I'm not the only one.

This Drag Queen Airline Safety Video Is Everything You Need Today

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

We sure wish we were assigned class projects like this in college! Elia Chechick, a visual communications student at the Bezalel Arts School in Jerusa...

Just the Facts From a Well-Cited Drag Queen

Bethany Grace Howe | Posted 07.21.2016 | Queer Voices
Bethany Grace Howe

You are eight times more likely to be killed by a falling asteroid than to grow up to be me: (1 in 250,000) than you are to grow up to be like me.

Would You Date a Drag Queen?

Mike Alvear | Posted 06.24.2016 | Queer Voices
Mike Alvear

In an essay titled "You Do What?" Eileen Dover, a Boston-area drag queen artist asks gay men an interesting question: Would you date a drag queen? According to Dover, the answer is as painful as tucking her candy. Very, very few guys would date a drag queen, according to Dover, even though 90 percent of a performer's life is spent out of drag.

A Conversation with Violet Chachki, Drag's Unapologetic New It-Girl

Oscar Raymundo | Posted 06.01.2016 | Queer Voices
Oscar Raymundo

"Older people appreciate my references, and younger people are inspired by my confidence," she added. That's the thing about Violet Chachki; she brings something fresh to the drag ball but with a wink to the past.

RuPaul's Drag Race Star Mrs. Kasha Davis: I Predict Pearl Will Win Season 7

Pollo Del Mar | Posted 05.06.2016 | Queer Voices
Pollo Del Mar

Mrs. Kasha Davis certainly understands fans' weekly fervor as they watch RuPaul's Drag Race. Like others, she too is an avid viewer...obviously. But the Season 7 star reminds audiences: "It's reality television; it's not real."

Returning 'Drag Race' Star Trixie Mattel: My Elimination Made Fans Think the Competition Was Scripted

Pollo Del Mar | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Pollo Del Mar

It's official! Trixie Mattel is back on RuPaul's Drag Race -- and it's not a moment too soon for supporters of the once ousted Season 7 fan favorite. According to Mattel, after her initial exit, many started to question the show's "reality TV" status.

10 Historical Photos and Stories of Drag Queens

LGBT News | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

"Queens," or men who defy gender norms and dress as women, have always been present in the LGBTQ community and pop culture. Their journey has been long, but as a society we have progressed to a level of acceptance which has unfortunately not always been a part of our culture.

Dear Mary Cheney: Here Are Reasons Why Drag Is Socially Acceptable and Blackface Is Not

Domenick Scudera | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Domenick Scudera

Drag is a celebration. Drag is an attitude. Characterizing drag queens as "bitchy, catty, dumb, slutty" is reductive and insulting. The female persona created by a drag queen is robust, powerful, enduring. She has moxie, smarts, humor and beauty.

These Are the 10 Funniest Drag-Queen Names, According to Our Ongoing Poll

Mike Alvear | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Mike Alvear

What's in a name? Let's see. A lot of "homos": homophonic puns, homographic puns, and homonymic ones too. Some will make your eyes roll, but the best ones make you want to come up to the stage and tip big.

WATCH: Ellen Makes Facebook Apologize To The Drag Community... One Queen At A Time

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Ellen took a few minutes out of her show yesterday to personally hold Facebook accountable for the turmoil it has put the drag community through durin...

'Drag Race' Stars Adore Delano, Alaska And Nina Flowers Have A Message For You

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Some of our favorite "RuPaul's Drag Race" queens have teamed up to bring you a message: they look fucking cool and they don't care what you think. ...

LOOK: Conchita Wurst Strikes A Pose In Couture For Karl Lagerfeld

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Eurovision champion Conchita Wurst continues to rule the world. The Austrian drag queen and singer, 25, strikes a pose for legendary fashion desig...