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All posts tagged "drag"

  • Mother's Day

    It was a particularly magical night in D.C. seven years ago when Circuit Mom made her first Cherry appearance. ''That particular event is up there...

  • Champagne Taste

    You might not believe it, but Amanda Lepore has only recently started to really put herself out there. She's always been out there, of course....

  • Now Open

    The Concerned DC Providers Coalition, a group committed to improving the health of ''young transgender women of color and men of color who have sex...

  • Speed Queen

    Carey Murphy has traveled across the country documenting various festivals for the Smithsonian Channel, and now she's ready to document Washington's annual High Heel Race...

  • Heartbreak Hotel

    It's awfully hard not to smile when presented with director Mariusz Trelinski's modern take on Giacomo Puccini's highly revered classic, La Boheme. There is something...

  • Manifest Destiny

    Destiny B. Childs has racked up a lot of titles in three short years of life: Miss Gaye Dreamgirls. Miss International Gay Rodeo Association. Miss...

  • A Pride Trans-formation

    With new protections for transgender people going into effect in October 2006, Washington has the distinction of leading the country in protecting the transgender community...

  • High Jinx

    ''It's about being wacky and theatrical and bizarre, coming up with really irreverent, potty-mouth humor,'' says Shea Van Horn, referring to his preferred style of...

  • Transgender Titles

    After brainstorming with other members at Transgender Health Empowerment, Inc., Brian Watson, director of programs at THE, says he decided that a pageant was the...

  • Lypsinka Dearest

    John Epperson's favorite Joan Crawford film is Berserk. The one with the ax? ''No,'' he corrects the reporter gently, ''that one was called Straight Jacket....

  • Comic Escapade: 2007 MAL Weekend

    Underneath the glamour, glitz and mascara of Varla Jean Merman you won't find a leatherman. That's surprising, given that Jeffery Roberson, the man behind the...

  • Temple Bound

    It's been more than a month now since the Academy of Washington's weekly events came to a halt when Club 55, the venue that hosted...

  • Be Heeled!

    Dorothy is not in Kansas anymore. She's busy fighting for her title as Washington, D.C.'s fastest high-heel runner, for the third consecutive year. ''I'm a...

  • Racy Revelry

    It started as a simple challenge between a few drag queens: Run from JR.'s Bar & Grill at 17th and Church streets up to Annie's...

  • Plays, Pumps and Progress

    With showgirls, ''hottie guards,'' elaborate headdresses and even a touch of royalty -- the King and Queen of Sodom, no less -- the Actors' Theatre...

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