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All posts tagged "drag"

  • 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...

  • Transgender Shooting Prompts Rally

    Local community organizations and advocacy groups are holding a rally to bring attention to an increase in violence against transgender individuals after an altercation with...

  • 4 Questions for Raja

    Raja -- the winner of season 3 of Ru Paul's Drag Race -- performed at Town Danceboutique last Saturday, July 30, and Metro Weekly got...

  • Hiding the Bacon

    ''We have very loyal football fans, and there was just about a rumble,'' says Doug Schantz, owner of Nellie's Sports Bar. Schantz is referring to...

  • E-Clef – 'Michael Jackson's Thriller' [video]

    Drag King E-Clef (Ebone Bell) performs to Michael Jackson's ''Thriller'' on the Main Stage at the 2011 Capital Pride Festival. Bell is also the host...

  • Madonnarama

    Here's an interesting fact: Adam Guerra has devoted so much of his life to drag and impersonating women, he only just bought his first bottle...

  • Mame's Scrapbook: Five Decades of Fabulous

    After a tour in the Navy, Carl Rizzi came to D.C. for a career in the Postal Service. But the life of a fabulous high-drag...

  • Discrimination Debate

    ''If you stick me in a dress and heels, you're not going to find me any more fit for my job,'' said Sama Bellomo in...

  • Finale: So You Think You're a Drag Queen [video]

    In the finale of Town Danceboutique's So You Think You're a Drag Queen, previous winners from the past year compete to win the $2,500 grand...

  • Big (Drag) Finish

    Ever see a drag queen walk the runway on a balance beam? How about while dodging hurdles? Or blindfolded? You have if you've ever stopped...

  • Holiday Spirit

    Drag queen Ella Fitzgerald is an angel who tumbled to earth. Literally. ''I went to pose as an angel and slipped,'' says Donnell Robinson, who...