All posts tagged "drag"

  • The Attractions of Pride

    ''People have told me that they feel empowered, that my songs are so empowering,'' singer Deborah Cox told Metro Weekly in 2010. ''Even though some...

  • Ruby Corado to Open LGBT Latino Resource Center

    Everybody is welcome at Casa Ruby. That's the pitch from local transgender activist Ruby Corado, who plans to open an LGBT-targeted resource center in Columbia...

  • Taking a Drag in Arlington

    You won't see drag queens in swimsuits at the Miss Gay Arlington pageant. ''There are several queens who God blessed with an extremely good body,...

  • National LGBT News Briefs: Campus, Catholics and Cops

    Pitt Bathroom Policy Contradicts City/County Nondiscrimination Codes A University of Pittsburgh (Pitt) facilities policy contradicts that of the city and county in which the university...

  • Arias with a Twist at Woolly Mammoth

    Man, if we had a dollar for every time we’ve seen a drag queen onstage simulating a three-way with satanic puppets, we’d have… a dollar...

  • Illusionists

    When reigning titleholder Kirby Kolby steps down at Saturday's Miss Gay D.C. America pageant, the experience may be bittersweet. But the emphasis really should be...

  • In the Pink

    Jeffrey Johnson has been part of Washington's cultural fabric for 15 years, even if he got his start on the stages of Columbia, S.C. But...

  • Town and Gown

    One day, maybe D.C. will have another homegrown contestant on RuPaul's Drag Race. But for now, every weekend Town features Miss Tatiana, season two's third...

  • Review: Kinsey Sicks in ''Electile Dysfunction''

      {Kinsey Sicks (Photo by Erez Ben Or)} Have you tired of the Republican presidential circus? If not, then here's to the Santorum surge --...

  • Outspoken #43 – Drag Band [video]

    In this installment of Outspoken, Ebone Bell heads over to Omega for the DC Different Drummers amateur drag event, ''DCDD Does Drag, Too'' on Sunday,...

  • Queen for a Year

    When it comes to drag, D.C. may not have the recognition of San Francisco or Sydney. But if the Miss Gay America pageant is a...

  • Halloween Outspoken: Scary Stuff [video]

    In this edition of Outspoken, host Ebone Bell hits up the participants at the 25th Anniversary 17th Street High Heel Race in an attempt to...

  • 25th Anniversary 17th Street High Heel Race [video]

    The 17th Street High Heel Race celebrated its 25th Anniversary running of the drags on Tuesday, Oct. 25. A Washington institution, the event has grown...

  • Silver Anniversary in Heels

    A longstanding Halloween season celebration is celebrating its 25th anniversary, and one of its chief organizers is calling it quits after this year's event. The...

  • Fully Baked

    Washington is a vibrant and dynamic city. For four years in recent history, however, some of D.C.'s pizzazz was muted, hidden behind a pall of...

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