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National, local & queer arts organisations call for government assistance

National, local & queer arts organisations call for government assistance

Arts and nightlife organisations have given an update on the current situation regarding COVID-19, calling for government assistance to see the industry through these uncertain times. Performing Arts Connections Australia released a statement this week, highlighting that performing arts centres across the country are dealing with the prospect of ongoing, long-term shutdowns, with the extension […]

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Nicki Minaj revealed as guest for ‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’ S12 premiere

Nicki Minaj revealed as guest for ‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’ S12 premiere

RuPaul’s Drag Race season 12 is less than a month away, and the reality series have just announced a big name is joining the judging panel for this year’s premiere. Superstar Nicki Minaj is set to join RuPaul, Michelle Visage, Carson Cressley and Ross Matthews behind the desk for this year’s debut. The drag competition […]

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Review | Karen From Finance is Out Of Office

Review | Karen From Finance is Out Of Office

Karen from Finance is Out of Office | De Parel | Until 2 Feb | ★ ★ ★ Melbourne drag star Karen from Finance was catapulted into the international spotlight a few years back, after a couple of RuPaul’s Drag Race alums fell in love with her name – and the world rightfully followed suit. Since her name […]

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Review | Gingzilla takes us to church in ‘Live & Loud’

Review | Gingzilla takes us to church in ‘Live & Loud’

Gingzilla: Live & Loud | The Gold Digger | Until 26 Jan | ★ ★ ★ ★ ★  Whether you’re the Premier of Western Australia, Karen from the suburbs, or that kid who isn’t sure how they belong in this world, you should see this show. Gingzilla is a 7ft bearded ginger glamazon who can sing!!! More than […]

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Chanting UQ Young Liberals protest children’s storytime event

Chanting UQ Young Liberals protest children’s storytime event

Students from Queensland University’s Young Liberal and Nationals Club have protested outside a children’s story time event shouting chants at attendees. The drag story time event was hosted by the Brisbane City Council library, the students stormed the event shouting “Drag Queens are not for kids” at the performers. The incident which was captured on […]

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Brazilian superstar Pabllo Vittar joins Sydney Mardi Gras lineup

Brazilian superstar Pabllo Vittar joins Sydney Mardi Gras lineup

Brazil’s pioneering drag superstar Pabllo Vittar has joined the ever-growing lineup of international and local stars taking to the stage at the official after party this Mardi Gras season. Vittar is one of South America’s top exports, and the single most followed drag performer on social media today. The singer has collaborated with some of […]

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Long live the king! Justin Sider chats about his Queen of the Court win

Long live the king! Justin Sider chats about his Queen of the Court win

This year’s Queen of the Court competition made history, crowning a drag king for the very first time. Justin Cider has taken the inaugural title of King of the Court on their first swing at the local drag competition – wowing patrons over the four week battle royale. Harriet Kenny caught up with Justin for […]

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Cheryl Hole & Blu Hydrangea join God Save Our Queens tour

Cheryl Hole & Blu Hydrangea join God Save Our Queens tour

The top five contestants from RuPaul’s Drag Race UK‘s debut season are heading down under in 2020. Essex gal Cheryl Hole and Northern Ireland’s Blu Hydrangea will be heading around Australia with their former competitors for a drag tour like we’ve never seen before. The duo will be joining runners-up Baga Chipz and Divina De Campo, […]

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Orli-Moon Nice discusses their first fashion collection

Orli-Moon Nice discusses their first fashion collection

Emerging local designer Orli-Moon Nice is taking a leap with their debut collection, that draws on the costumery of queer drag culture. Drawing on their own on-stage experience as drag performer Lunar Sea, Nice dives into the conceptual realm of ‘Attachment theory’, striking bold and theatrical silhouettes that come from a very personal place. Leigh Andrew Hill […]

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Bree Maddox takes to the airwaves to defend Drag Story Time

Bree Maddox takes to the airwaves to defend Drag Story Time

Bree Maddox, the owner of Perth’s The Court Hotel, has taken to the airwaves to defend the City of Perth’s Drag Story Time event. 6PR’s breakfast show with Steve Mills and Basil Zempilas asked listeners for their thoughts on the event being hosted by the City of Perth. The Australian Christian Lobby has launched a […]

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