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Top 10 Drag Shows Around the World

Cheapflights | Posted 06.12.2016 | Travel
Cheapflights

The kitsch. The camp. The queens. If you've ever been to a drag show, you know how entertaining they can be. Get an eyeful with our picks for the top 10 places to see a drag show.

They Are Not a Glum Lot

Cynthia Catania | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Cynthia Catania

Lesbians are like Al-Anon and gays are like AA. They are not a glum lot! They are fun and cheeky and beautiful (sometimes). They are clearly enjoying their lives or at least the parts they can actually control.

'Short Bitch Walking'

Julie Tarney | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Julie Tarney

I didn't know what to expect, but I was up for anything. This was Las Vegas in 2008. And a drag show had been my 17-year-old son's only request on our four-shows-in three-days trip.

I Was a 9-Year-Old Drag Queen

Mark S. King | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Mark S. King

When I was 9 I took my parents' album of the Broadway musical Damn Yankees and memorized every syllable of Gwen Verdon's show stopper, "Who's Got the Pain When They Do the Mambo?" Once I was satisfied with my lip synching and choreography, the number was ready for public display.

Drag: A Doorway to Acceptance

Tom Bartolomei | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Tom Bartolomei

Drag is more than entertainment, more than bookings, more than staying on top; it's a doorway to acceptance. Drag teaches us to be true to ourselves and accept others for who they are. If more parents took their children to all-ages drag shows, they would grow up more accepting and loving.

The Inner Drag Queen

Tom Bartolomei | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Tom Bartolomei

What is that, you may ask? Well, it's when someone in the audience, mainly gay men, but sometimes women, and on rare occasions straight men, begins performing to the drag queen's number like all eyes are on them. I find it extremely humorous.

KISS Made Me Gay

J. Patrick Redmond | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
J. Patrick Redmond

I've often wondered, Why my fascination with drag queens? When did it begin? And that morning it hit me: My fascination began in 1977, when I removed the Charlie's Angels posters from my bedroom walls and joined the KISS Army.

10 Things I Learned Being Married to a Drag Queen

Tom Bartolomei | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Tom Bartolomei

When Jeff decided three and a half years ago to start performing in drag I never thought there would be so much to learn as a drag husband. It's not like there is a manual. There really should be.