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Queer New World: Radically Creating And Existing Together

HuffingtonPost.com | James Nichols | Posted 04.19.2014 | Gay Voices

This is the twenty-fifth and final installment in an ongoing series that explores drag culture and the nightlife scene in Brooklyn, N.Y. Over the past...

The Goy of Cooking: How a Drag Queen Saved Passover Seder

Corvette Hunt | Posted 04.18.2014 | Gay Voices
Corvette Hunt

Some of the most glorious stories are of our mistakes, and how we made ourselves better because of them.

BenDeLaCreme Presents Capitol Hill, Episodes 4-6

Wes Hurley | Posted 04.16.2014 | Gay Voices
Wes Hurley

If you can't get enough of BenDeLaCreme on RuPaul's Drag Race, make sure to catch up on Capitol Hill. Inspired by '70s and '80s TV shows, Capitol Hil...

RuPaul's Drag Race Season 6, Ep. 9 Extra Lap Recap: 'Queens of Talk' (VIDEO)

John Polly | Posted 04.15.2014 | Gay Voices
John Polly

2014-04-15-20140415ExtraLapRecap609DarienneElephantJohnPollysmall.jpgCher's family, Paula Abdul and a bunch of jungle creatures invaded RuPaul's Drag Race this week. Let's discuss the shenanigans, chickens!

RuPaul's Drag Race and the Danger of Overpolicing Language

Our Lady J | Posted 04.14.2014 | Gay Voices
Our Lady J

Drag is punk and should never be subjected to politically correct ideals. The moment it stops provoking is the moment it fails as an art form. Trans people are forever indebted to drag for the mainstream explosion of gender as we see it today.

100-Plus Trans Women Stand Against Calpernia Addams and Andrea James: An Open Letter

Zinnia Jones | Posted 04.14.2014 | Gay Voices
Zinnia Jones

We, the undersigned trans women and trans-feminine individuals, are appalled at recent attacks on trans woman journalist Parker Marie Molloy published by Calpernia Addams and Andrea James on The Huffington Post and Boing Boing, respectively.

Lynda Carter Discusses the New Wonder Woman, Plays Yoshi's SF

Pollo Del Mar | Posted 04.09.2014 | San Francisco
Pollo Del Mar

Rather than worrying about the star assuming the coveted role, which she played from 1975-1979 while also appearing on a series of TV variety shows, Carter expressed fears about how the character will be scripted.

RuPaul's Drag Race Season 6, Ep. 7 and 8 Extra Lap Recap: 'Glamazon' and 'Comedy' Challenges (VIDEO)

John Polly | Posted 04.08.2014 | Gay Voices
John Polly

2014-04-08-20140408ELR607608recapscomedyglamazonJohnPolly560px.jpgThis week life got Rupersized as we got two RuPaul's Drag Race episodes in one night. So we've got two Extra Lap Recaps for you too!

This 'Drag Race' Star Has A New Music Video!

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 04.08.2014 | Gay Voices

Let's be real -- Bianca Del Rio is really the queen that's making this season of "RuPaul's Drag Race" entertaining for all of us. Now, the supersta...

Ruined Paradise: The Destruction of Roseland and Other Legendary Places

Corvette Hunt | Posted 04.08.2014 | New York
Corvette Hunt

Roseland Ballroom is special to me. On November 5, 2000, something happened in that theatre that changed my life for good. Back then, I was a wild and flaming creature, tipping through the streets in six-inch stilettos, spandex, fishnets, lipstick and a few sets of false eyelashes.

The Von B Proposal

Tom Bartolomei | Posted 04.04.2014 | Gay Voices
Tom Bartolomei

Jeff not only sees me for the man I am but the man he knows I will become. That kind of inspiration is something I am still not accustomed to but something I am very grateful for.

RuPaul's Drag Race Season 6, Ep. 6 Extra Lap Recap: 'Oh No She Better Don't!' (VIDEO)

John Polly | Posted 04.01.2014 | Gay Voices
John Polly

2014-04-01-20140401ExtraLapRecap606JohnPollyJoslynFoxBenDeLaCremerap560px.jpgWith legendary lady rappers Eve and Trina in the house, our queens were asked to put their thing down, flip it and reverse it! And they did -- with varying results! Were you feeling Team Panty Hos? Or were all about the Ru Tang Clan?

The Most Amazing Drag Queen in the World

Wayne Anderson | Posted 03.31.2014 | Gay Voices
Wayne Anderson

I have been lucky enough to meet and be entertained by some of the most talented and beautiful drag queens in the world. And, yet, I never felt that I had met a queen that could match RuPaul.

BenDeLaCreme Presents Capitol Hill, Episode 3

Wes Hurley | Posted 03.26.2014 | Gay Voices
Wes Hurley

On the heels of his winning performance in the Snatch Game episode of RuPaul's Drag Race, drag genius BenDeLaCreme presents Episode 3 of Capitol Hil...

RuPaul's Drag Race Season 6, Ep. 5 Extra Lap Recap: 'Snatch Game' (VIDEO)

John Polly | Posted 03.25.2014 | Gay Voices
John Polly

2014-03-25-20140325ExtraLapRecap605SnatchGameJohnPollysmall.jpgYes, this week featured guest appearances by such stars as Judge Judy, Dame Maggie Smith, Paula Deen, and Kim Kardashian -- not to mention the late Anna Nicole Smith and Julia Child. Who scored? Who bored? Watch and find out!

WATCH: RuPaul Takes John Waters For A Spin

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 03.24.2014 | Gay Voices

In this latest installment in his "RuPaul Drives" web series, the legendary RuPaul Charles takes a spin with the iconic filmmaker John Waters. In o...

BenDeLaCreme Presents Capitol Hill Episode 2 (VIDEO)

Wes Hurley | Posted 03.17.2014 | Gay Voices
Wes Hurley

RuPaul's Drag Race Season 6 star BenDeLaCreme presents Episode 2 of Capitol Hill. Starring Waxie Moon and inspired by '70s and '80s TV shows, Capito...

Kryean Kally: Drag Bills and Thrills

Matthew Terrell | Posted 03.14.2014 | Gay Voices
Matthew Terrell

Although Kryean knows drag is an artistic money pit, it allows her to fulfill many childhood dreams. As a cloested gay kid in Calhoun, Georgia, Matthew wanted to design clothes, act, sing, dance, perform, etc. These fabulous dreams were too big for the Georgia sticks...

Laganja Estranja: Sending Vivacious Home was Drag Race Reality Check

Pollo Del Mar | Posted 03.13.2014 | San Francisco
Pollo Del Mar

It's not easy being a drag queen who wears her heart on her sequined sleeve, admitted Laganja Estranja. Watching the third episode of this year's RuPaul's Drag Race, the Los Angeles-based performer recalls the wrenching moment reality set in.

RuPaul's Drag Race Season 6, Ep. 3 Extra Lap Recap: 'Scream Queens' (VIDEO)

John Polly | Posted 03.11.2014 | Gay Voices
John Polly

2014-03-11-20140311603JohnPollyColbyKellerrecapcropped570px.jpgHey, scaredy-cats! Colby Keller joins me this week as Extra Lap Recap gives you all the gory details about the latest horror-ific episode of RuPaul's Drag Race!

GAYCATION!

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 03.11.2014 | Gay Voices

It is FINALLY starting to get minimally warm and your favorite drag queen collective is here to help you celebrate -- with a "Gaycation!" DWV, comp...

James Nichols

Macy Rodman, Host Of 'BathSalts' At Don Pedro

HuffingtonPost.com | James Nichols | Posted 03.25.2014 | Gay Voices

This is the nineteenth installment in an ongoing series that explores drag culture and the nightlife scene in Brooklyn, N.Y. Over the past several yea...

The Chainsmokers' Bring Cheeky Smash "#Selfie" to SF March 8

Pollo Del Mar | Posted 03.07.2014 | San Francisco
Pollo Del Mar

Pall and Taggart came together scarcely 18 months ago, with the duo's remixes of artists from Ellie Goulding to The Wanted quickly gaining the attention of top names in the electronic dance music (EDM) world.

Ru Just Threw The Ultimate Shade At Music Pirates

The Huffington Post | James NIchols | Posted 03.06.2014 | Gay Voices

Supermodel of the World RuPaul dropped his new album alongside the premiere of the sixth season of "RuPaul's Drag Race" -- but he made sure that anyon...

This Is The Funniest Thing You'll See This Week

James Nichols | Posted 03.05.2014 | Gay Voices

It's been an intense week of debate about some rather heavy topics, so when Miss Coco Peru released this hilarious video navigating the dynamics of th...