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Are You Ready For The Biggest Living Festival Of Drag, Music And Love?

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 09.08.2015 | Gay Voices

On Sept. 20, 2012, a groundbreaking drag festival -- called Bushwig -- forever changed the landscape of the performance scene in the Bushwick neighbo...

Here's Why Donald Trump Just Got A Drag Makeover

The Huffington Post | Sara Boboltz | Posted 08.25.2015 | Gay Voices

Pop artist Saint Hoax has the answer to a question you didn't know you had: What would 2016 presidential candidate Donald Trump look like in drag...

A Legendary Drag Festival Just Sailed Around Manhattan -- And It Was Everything

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 08.17.2015 | Gay Voices

In the narrative of drag history and queer performance, the legacy of Wigstock is major. The legendary, once annual New York City festival started as...

Here's What Happened When A Bunch Of Drag Queens Watched Straight Porn

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 08.06.2015 | Gay Voices

What happens when you get a gaggle of drag queens together and put on some straight porn? World of Wonder summoned a few of the "RuPaul...

Watch These Women Get Transformed Into Drag Kings For The First Time

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 07.26.2015 | Gay Voices

In the world of drag where queens often get all of the attention, we are often left wondering -- where are all of the kings? Filmmaker ...

GET READY QUEENS: 'RuPaul's Drag Race' Announces A Second Season Of 'All Stars'

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 07.22.2015 | Gay Voices

Hello, hello , hello! Are you sitting down? Because, girl, do we have news for you!  We are FINALLY going to get a second season of "RuPaul's Dra...

What Happens When You Put A Bunch Of Legendary Drag Queens On A Boat?

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 08.15.2015 | Gay Voices

For anyone invested in drag culture, the role of of Wigstock in the narrative of queer performance is legendary. The once annual New York City drag fe...

JamesMichael Nichols

Here's Why Hundreds Of Drag Queens Descended Upon Texas This Weekend | JamesMichael Nichols | Posted 05.06.2015 | Gay Voices

Hundreds of drag queens from around the world descended upon Austin, Texas on the first weekend in May for the first installment of a new festival cel...

An Interview With Drag Race Fan Favorite Latrice Royale

Michael Podell | Posted 06.19.2015 | Gay Voices
Michael Podell

Of all the queens to come out of RuPaul's Drag Race, there are very few as universally loved and revered as Latrice Royale. I caught up with Latrice during some of her very rare free time to chat about what's new in her life and her thoughts on the past and future of drag.

WATCH: Wives React To Their Husbands In Drag

The Huffington Post | JamesMichael Nichols | Posted 04.07.2015 | Gay Voices

Drag is deinitely having a moment in the mainstream and seems to be causing some people to wonder, "What would I look like if I played around with my ...

Trixie Mattel Elimination Casts Doubt on RPDR Reality

Matthew Terrell | Posted 05.26.2015 | Gay Voices
Matthew Terrell

Have we been duped? Up until this point, I always assumed that all bets are off during the climactic "lip sync for your life" at the end of Rupaul's Drag Race.

Dame Edna on Fame, the Prostate Olympics and Her Glorious Goodbye

Greg Archer | Posted 05.19.2015 | Entertainment
Greg Archer

Dame Edna Everage's "possums" near and far might be fretting over the news that the savage, self-proclaimed international superstar is taking a bow after her current U.S. tour fades to black next month.

Watch This Week's 'RuPaul's Drag Race' Untucked and See What Happened on Glamazonian Airlines!

John Polly | Posted 05.10.2015 | Gay Voices
John Polly

Expect high-altitude attitude as the queens call attention to Trixie Mattell and Miss Fame's blossoming friendship, and as Trixie and Jasmine spar over their respective styles. And there's even a warm moment between Ginger Minj and Pearl!

5 Sickening Facts About Violet Chachki From RPDR7

Matthew Terrell | Posted 05.05.2015 | Gay Voices
Matthew Terrell

3. Since 2013, Violet has been part of the "Village Queens." This artsy, ragtag group of drag queens come from Mary's, the dirty gay hipster bar in the East Atlanta Village. These girls are known for their highly creative, dumpster diving, bewitching drag numbers.

Strained Intimacy and Fiery Stank: Austin 'Drag Terrorist' Christeene Releases New Single and Video (NSFW)

Logan Lynn | Posted 05.02.2015 | Gay Voices
Logan Lynn

This week Christeene and award-winning filmmaker PJ Raval (Before You Know It), her longtime music video collaborator, are back with a highly anticipated, in-your-face, cinematic, punk offering, launching an evil new sound and a unique brand of wickedness the world has never seen.

'RuPaul's Drag Race' Will Start on March 2 with New Judges

LGBT News | Posted 04.06.2015 | Gay Voices

RuPaul and Logo have finally announced the premiere date for RuPaul's Drag Race season seven: March 2. "Yes, Virginia, there is a gay Santa Claus!",...

Atlanta's Mo'Dest Volgare Serves the Most Offensive Holiday Drag Performance (NSFW VIDEO)

Matthew Terrell | Posted 02.16.2015 | Gay Voices
Matthew Terrell

At the season finale of Dragnificent, Atlanta's premier drag competition, I saw the most offensive number I believe exists. Celeste Holmes, host of Dragnificent, introduced the performer by telling the audience, "You are not prepared for this." Celeste was right.

The Other Show's Second Anniversary Serves Classic Numbers and Rising Drag Race Queen

Matthew Terrell | Posted 02.09.2015 | Gay Voices
Matthew Terrell

The Other Show demonstrates the amount of queer creativity centered in Atlanta. There are a lot of divas who make it to our stages, but only the fiercest survive. With a devoted following, a rising diva in the form of Violet Chachki, and a creative no-rules ethos, this is the place to see drag in Atlanta.

Why Every Man Should Dress in Drag at Least Once

Brad Wheelis | Posted 01.04.2015 | Gay Voices
Brad Wheelis

Something happens when you put on a dress, a wig, and some makeup. Your personality transforms. You just can't help it.

Getting Intimate With San Francisco's Drag Scene Pioneers

2012-07-03-slatelogo.jpg | Posted 10.27.2014 | Arts

This story originally appeared on Slate. By Jordan G. Teicher Aunt Charlie’s Lounge is a small, windowless establishment in San Francisco...

WATCH: "Drag Race" Superstars Team Up For 'American Apparel Ad Girls'

The Huffington Post | Noah Michelson | Posted 09.30.2014 | Gay Voices

Talk about a triple threat: "RuPaul's Drag Race" stars Willam, Courtney Act and Alaska recently teamed up for a collaboration with American Apparel an...

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Exploring Brooklyn's 'Drag Explosion' Through Film | JamesMichael Nichols | Posted 09.24.2014 | Gay Voices

In late 2013 and early 2014, HuffPost Gay Voices Associate Editor James Nichols spent six months exploring the explosion of drag culture in northern B...

Despite Facing Backlash, Facebook Refuses To Change Controversial Policy

AP | BARBARA ORTUTAY and PAUL ELIAS | Posted 09.17.2014 | Gay Voices

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco drag queens are sparring with Facebook over its policy requiring people to use their real names, rather than drag...

Yes, Facebook, Drag Queens Are Real!

Tom Bartolomei | Posted 11.16.2014 | Gay Voices
Tom Bartolomei

Facebook, for reasons unknown to anyone, has decided to start enforcing a policy requiring that users use only their legal name on their personal profiles. This decision has affected many entertainers across the country and seems to be targeting drag queens.

Thank You, Vivian

Tom Bartolomei | Posted 09.23.2014 | Gay Voices
Tom Bartolomei

So any regular reader of the Diary knows Vivian and I have a complicated relationship. She brings so much happiness to Jeff, and I love Jeff with all my heart, so by default I love Vivian. However Vivian the character is a completely different story.