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May 23, 2015 at 09:39PM

blue dasher in the water lilies by Vicki’s Nature

The skimmers weren’t out yet at Gibbs Gardens but a few dashers & pondhawks are around. …

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Paris Is Burning (1990)

Although the subject of the 1990 documentary Paris Is Burning (ball culture) is unmistakably NYC-specific, it’s not difficult to see its connection to a more recent New Orleans trend: sissy bounce. 707 more words

Brandon Ledet

Drag Kings of the British Music Hall

Originally written for Just Gushing

Discussions about drag will usually include references to balls, Paris is Burning, Priscilla Queen of the Desert, maybe John Waters films. 299 more words

Drag Kings of the British Music Hall

Discussions about drag will usually include references to balls, Paris is Burning, Priscilla Queen of the Desert, maybe John Waters films. You could be forgiven for thinking that the drag scene started in America, in the 20th century, as a part of the art scene and intermixed with gay culture. 270 more words

Fluff

She was the dark cloud on his sunny day
The rain on his parade
But somehow he was drawn to her
Like fluff to peanut butter

RuPaul's Drag Race Season Seven Episode Twelve : Now Down to THREE

I’m going to keep this short but somewhat simple as I have much to do in the office, and at this point in the competition it seems quite clear to me how this is going to work. 181 more words

Television

DAYTIME REALNESS :: THE BIRTH OF RUPAUL'S DRAGCON

Top photo, Ru cuts the ribbon to kick off the first DragCon in the Los Angeles Convention Center. Photo by Regina Carpinelli. 

Hot takes on this weekend’s convention from the people who were there: a culture writer and Bay Area drag great. 814 more words

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