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Maylands ‘Drag Queen Story Hour’ event attracts homophobic comments

Maylands ‘Drag Queen Story Hour’ event attracts homophobic comments

Recently launched local business Rabble Books and Games has been a welcome addition to the Eighth Avenue shopping precinct in Maylands. Situated is the heartlands of Perth’s queer community, it has been embraced by local rainbow families who have finally been able to easily get books that show representations of different kinds of families. The […]

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Vote for your favourite local LGBTI+ talent in the 3rd annual Proud Awards

The Proud Awards return for their third annual celebration of Perth’s fabulous drag and creative entertainers, as the efforts of WA’s LGBTI+ community. Created in 2016, the event has honoured local queer entertainers, community groups and icons for their contributions of Perth’s vibrant LGBTI+ scene. The event will see 13 awards presented across a range […]

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Bianca Del Rio announces new show ‘It’s Jester Joke’

Bianca Del Rio announces new show ‘It’s Jester Joke’

Drag star Bianca Del Rio is heading back to Australia with her new show It’s Jester Joke. After three consecutive sell-out Australian tours, comedy queen and RuPaul’s Drag Race champion Bianca Del Rio returns to Australia in 2019 with her brand-new comedy show, It’s Jester Joke. The self-proclaimed “clown in a gown” tells tales of her […]

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Drag star BarbieQ on 20 years in heels and her fiery new show

Drag star BarbieQ on 20 years in heels and her fiery new show

BarbieQ is celebrating two decades of divahood, marking the local icon’s 20th year in drag. The Connections Nightclub entertainment manager and woman about town has been a fixture of drag and LGBTI+ events around Perth for years, long before drag came to the forefront of pop culture through reality TV. The queen has made a […]

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Dragfest announces stellar lineup for 2019 Realness Tour

Dragfest announces stellar lineup for 2019 Realness Tour

In The Dark Events have announced a massive line up for their annual drag showcase – bringing the best from across the seasons of RuPaul’s Drag Race to Australia. All Stars Manila Luzon, Latrice Royale, Adore Delano and Alyssa Edwards will all be heading down under for The Realness Tour. Season 10 winner Aquaria will also […]

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Alyssa Edwards is the Dancing Queen in new Netflix docu-series

Alyssa Edwards is the Dancing Queen in new Netflix docu-series

RuPaul’s Drag Race favourite Alyssa Edwards is death dropping into Netflix with her own documentary series following her life as a drag superstar. The Season 5 and All Stars 2 break-out is the subject of Dancing Queen – a series that follows Edwards’ personal life as she tours the world and teaches at her dance school in […]

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Drag tours uncertain as promoter posts about financial difficulties

Drag tours uncertain as promoter posts about financial difficulties

An Australian drag promoter has posted on social media about financial issues and complaints from past talent, leaving their future tours in question. Kweer Touring & Events, who have toured a number of drag performers from across the world during the past 2 years, took to Facebook to address some concerns in an official statement […]

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Greater Together: Will Huxley on art, relationships & role models

Greater Together: Will Huxley on art, relationships & role models

The Perth Institute of Contemporary Art are throwing their very first fundraising party, transforming the PICA building into a fabulous visual sensation. Women of Music Production Perth will be taking over the dance floor all night long, featuring spins from local favourites Feels, and a selection of local female, trans and non-binary music makers, and Jen […]

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Courtney Act to host ‘Dragazine’ show on UK’s Channel 4

Courtney Act to host ‘Dragazine’ show on UK’s Channel 4

Australian export and drag superstar Courtney Act has been given her own show in the UK, being labelled the world’s first “Dragazine show”. The Courtney Act Show will feature the Australian Idol alum as host, and seems to take the format of a typical variety show with celebrity interviews, musical numbers and comedy bits. “This is my […]

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Pop Princess 6: The drag battle royale is on

Pop Princess 6: The drag battle royale is on

Six contestants enter, one contestant leaves. Connections Nightclub’s drag competition is back with a bunch of local talent ready to fight it out for the crown. BarbieQ has hand picked five queens and one king to compete against one another over the next five weeks to find out who will be the sixth Pop Princess. […]

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