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Accidental Bear Drag: Not America's Next Drag Superstar (PHOTOS)

Mike Enders | Posted 04.12.2013 | Gay Voices
Mike Enders

There is still so much emphasis on what a "real" man is supposed to be or act like. I thought this would be a great opportunity to play with others' perceptions of me as being "hunky" or "masculine." What would they think of me in thigh-high stiletto boots and a wig?

Girls Will Be Girls: Love Your Faux Queens!

Michael Varrati | Posted 04.08.2013 | Gay Voices
Michael Varrati

Consider today's blog post a public service announcement for all those girls who aspire to be like boys who dress like girls. In the pantheon of drag, there are performers known as "faux queens." They're real girl drag queens. There are more of them out there than you think, too.

Noah Michelson

'RuPaul's Drag Race' Contestant Makes History With Shocking Revelation | Noah Michelson | Posted 02.05.2013 | Gay Voices

"RuPaul's Drag Race" season five contestant Monica Beverly Hillz made history on Monday, February 4, when she revealed to the show's judges, her fello...

Glennisha Morgan

LOOK: Comic Artist Discusses His 'RuPaul's Drag Race'-Inspired Prints | Glennisha Morgan | Posted 03.31.2013 | Gay Voices

Known for making comics -- and a little trouble -- Chad Sell is a Midwestern artist and "RuPaul's Drag Race" fanatic. After being wooed by drag supers...

Behind The Scenes At The 'RuPaul's Drag Race' Season 5 Kickoff Party (PHOTOS)

Lady Bunny | Posted 03.30.2013 | Gay Voices
Lady Bunny

XL Nightclub in New York City was jam-packed Friday night for the RuPaul's Drag Race Season 5 launch party. I was deejaying the affair, so here's a blow-by-blow recap.

The Jewel Box Revue: America's First Gay Community? (PHOTOS)

Wayne Anderson | Posted 02.03.2013 | Gay Voices
Wayne Anderson

In 1939, during a time when gay people were viewed as abhorrent subversives and a threat to society, two gay lovers, Danny Brown and Doc Benner, created and produced America's first racially inclusive traveling revue of female impersonators, the Jewel Box Revue.

Performing Masculinity: A Look Into The World Of Drag Kings

The Huffington Post | JR Tungol | Posted 11.14.2012 | Gay Voices

Drag queens have been serving up "charisma, uniqueness, nerve and talent" for audiences for years but with the debut of the reality television competi...

WATCH: Why 'Real Women' Vote For Obama

Posted 11.02.2012 | Gay Voices

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg isn't the only one to back President Barack Obama in the final week before Election Day. In this hilarious n...

15 Rupaul-isms That Will Change Your Life

The Huffington Post | Amanda McGowan | Posted 10.27.2012 | Style

“We all came into this world naked. The rest is all drag.”

LGBT History Month Icon Of The Day: RuPaul

The Huffington Post | JR Tungol | Posted 10.22.2012 | Gay Voices

Born RuPaul Andre Charles (Yes, that's his real name!) the world's most famous drag queen got his start with a punk-rock band in Atlanta, eventually ...

Sex in the Urban City

Scott Alexander Hess | Posted 11.25.2012 | Books
Scott Alexander Hess

I headed over to The Triad for the Saturday night show but had immediate misgivings when the lean, manicured cocktail waiter had so much sass and attitude I wondered if he were an S&M pre-show element (which he may well have been).

LOOK: RuPaul Gets The Comic Book Treatment

Posted 08.29.2012 | Gay Voices

The world's most famous drag queen is trying a new crown on for size -- that of comic book heroine. Written by Michael Troy and illustrated by Nat...

Critically-Acclaimed Transgender Rapper Mykki Blanco Debuts New Video

Posted 09.16.2013 | Gay Voices

If you haven't heard of Mykki Blanco before, don't blame yourself too much. The female alter ego of transgender rapper Michael David Quattlebaum had b...

How Kids Could Benefit From the Philosophy Of Drag

2012-07-03-slatelogo.jpg | Posted 08.14.2012 | Parents

By By J. Bryan Lowder for Slate “You’re born naked and the rest is drag.” That’s what RuPaul says at the start of each episode of her Lo...

Gay-Friendly Church Allegedly Bans Drag Queens From Its Premises

Posted 08.12.2013 | Gay Voices

A gay-friendly Catholic church in San Francisco's Castro neighborhood is feeling the heat after allegedly banning all forms of drag on its premises. ...

The Monster in My Real Life

James Fluhr | Posted 10.10.2012 | Gay Voices
James Fluhr

I'll never know what went through my father's mind when he found pictures of me dressed up in drag on the Internet, but I know that the phone call that came after changed my life forever.

Mila Kunis: I Love Drag Queening Around West Hollywood!

The Huffington Post | Eliza Fisher | Posted 06.27.2012 | Los Angeles

"Sometimes I love getting dressed up and looking like a fabulous drag queen and going about town in West Hollywood!" The humorous confession of st...

Jessica Cumberbatch Anderson

Beyond Voguing: 'Paris Is Burning' Ball Scene Offers New Insight In 2012 | Jessica Cumberbatch Anderson | Posted 06.20.2012 | Black Voices

"A house? Let's see if we can put it down sharply. They're family," Dorian Corey says, 25 minutes into the iconic 1990 film "Paris Is Burning." "This ...

To Die For: Chris Tanner's The Etiquette Of Death At La Mama

Bess Rowen | Posted 08.17.2012 | Home
Bess Rowen

You heard it here first: death is in. That's right. With recent shows such as Young Jean Lee's We're Gonna Die last year and Chris Tanner's The Etiquette of Death, we are still working through this topic.

The Bottomless Closet of Juanita MORE!

Juanita MORE! | Posted 08.07.2012 | Style
Juanita MORE!

I'll admit it, I am a whore for new clothes and have cornered myself into suggesting to my public that I only wear a garment once. But, truth in the end, can be relative.

Voguing In China?!

Posted 05.24.2012 | Arts

In a newly released video online, we see Rashaad Newsome schooling VIP art patrons at the Hong Kong International Art Fair (ART HK) on the art of vogu...

It Gets Better: Drag Edition

Domenick Scudera | Posted 07.02.2012 | Gay Voices
Domenick Scudera

RuPaul is a genius. Crowning Sharon Needles as "America's Next Drag Superstar" on RuPaul's Drag Race sends a message. Sharon, a self-identified outsider who was bullied relentlessly as a kid, is now a symbol of triumph over such adversity.

Miss Coco Peru Has Some Advice For You

George Heymont | Posted 06.26.2012 | Arts
George Heymont

Beloved performer and gay activist Miss Coco Peru returned to S.F. for a double header with a new wig and good reason to celebrate. This year marks Clinton Leupp's 20th anniversary as Coco, bringing truth and sarcasm to people everywhere.

Sharing the Stories of LGBT Youth: Trevor, 20, From Montevallo, Alabama (PHOTO)

Diana Scholl | Posted 05.14.2014 | Gay Voices
Diana Scholl


'RuPaul's Drag Race' Finale: Who Won?

Posted 04.24.2012 | TV

On the Season 4 Finale of "RuPaul's Drag Race" (Mon., 10 p.m. ET on Logo), host RuPaul dropped a bombshell on the remaining three contestants. As ...