All posts tagged "drag"

  • Kick Starter

    ''Just watching people try and play kickball in drag is hilarious,'' Karl Muller says. ''The dresses are flying, the wigs are going, and everything.'' This...

  • The Sweet Smell of Ba'Naka

    {Ba'Naka and friends (Photo by Julian Vankim)} Dustin Michael Schaad developed his drag alter ego Ba'Naka early. ''The first time was at a high school...

  • So You Think You're a Drag Queen? Season 2, Episode 2

    In this second installment, hosts Shi-Queeta-Lee and lena Lett preside over D.C.'s amateur drag competition. Five new contestants and two returns take to the stage...

  • So You Think You're a Drag Queen? Season 2 Begins

    Episode 1 of the second season of the monthly competition at Town Danceboutique in Washington, D.C. Five new amateur contestants -- Kim Deneeda, Renee Porcelain...

  • Drag King Christmas

    ''I am your sole drag queen of the house,'' purrs Isis Deverreoux of Phase 1 of Dupont. In fact, Deverreoux is becoming essentially the lesbian...

  • Marking Transgender Day of Remembrance

    Local LGBT activists are readying their annual observance of the International Transgender Day of Remembrance. Sharing the same mission of mourning and education as other...

  • Racing Round Sandy

    Halloween night, 1986, a handful of drag queens made an impromptu bet that found them racing down 17th Street NW in pumps, wigs and all...

  • Bunny Business

    ''I have no idea what hatefulness is in store,'' Lady Bunny says. ''But all I have to do is slap my thigh and laugh and...

  • 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...

Join Our Email List!

Our daily emails are personally curated by our editors and feature a wide range of news, features, reviews and interviews. Don't miss out on any of our award-winning content -- from news to arts, cars to tech, food to fitness, we've got a bit of it all!

  • Breaking News!
  • Feature highlights and reviews!
  • Win DVDs, CDs & Tickets to Shows!
  • Special Ticket Discounts!

Join Our Email List!

Our daily emails are personally curated by our editors and feature a wide range of news, features, reviews and interviews. Don't miss out on any of our award-winning content -- from news to arts, cars to tech, food to fitness, we've got it all!

  • Breaking News!
  • Feature highlights and reviews!
  • Win DVDs, CDs & Tickets to Shows!
  • Special Ticket Discounts!