Meet the drag queen: Lazy Susan

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It’s not every day you’re kicked out of a competition twice only to emerge the winner. Unless, of course, your name is Lazy Susan. The Melbourne drag queen might only be approaching her six month hump in drag, but what the self-proclaimed big ol’ campy faggot of a motherless drag queen might lack in experience […]

Meet the drag queen: DJ Kitty Glitter

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If you’d asked Ozan as a kid what he’d be when he grew up, he would have told you it would involve music and creativity somehow. Though no one saw just how creative that would be. He knew he was determined to be big, but never thought he’d be doing it all in a dress […]

Leading drag photographer Magnus Hastings and his first book, ‘Why Drag?’

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When you ask Magnus Hastings why he wanted to create a book devoted to the creativity and lady-like wonder of the drag queen, his reasoning is simple: “Because drag is everything!” He will tell you with enthusiasm. Adore shower curtain is finally back in stock Available from my website magnushastings.com ??#adoredelano #magnushastings #whydrag A post […]

Meet the drag queen: Hannah Conda

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As he walked through a shopping centre in York WA, dressed in a tutu, purple Diana Ross afro wig and a pair of plastic high heels he so affectionately dubbed ‘clip-clop’ shoes, it was obvious this young boy was meant for something different. Fast-forward about 20 years and the fully-fledged, full-time creative drag performer and […]

Meet the Drag Queen: Karen From Finance

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Karen is no ordinary queen. Yeah, sure, she puts on wigs, paints her face, pads-in her womanly bits with endless metres of foam; but it’s what lies beyond the façade and beneath the exterior that truly shifts what it means to be a drag queen in Melbourne’s growing scene. The on-stage persona of Richard Chadwick, […]

Holden is taking on Mardi Gras in the greatest way

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Holden Australia is this year taking-on the Sydney gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras parade down Oxford Street with its own motorcade of ‘Mardi Cars’ and hot muscled men to adorn them. You’d better turn-up. MORE: Score a fabulous night’s stay at the QT Sydney here The rainbow-painted utes will lead the parade carrying stars including US […]

Go Mardi Gras mad this year with a special deal at QT Sydney

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Mardi Gras is upon us and it’s about to turn up! MORE: Here’s the best place in Sydney to see the parade unfold The glitter has been bought, heels tight tight, jockstraps sold-out and gays and lesbians out in full force in Sydney and the country to celebrate the national day of pride, inclusivity, equal […]

The ultimate Mardi Gras party Spotify playlist

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Mardi Gras is here in Australia and there’s all sorts of reasons to be excited. GAYTMs are all over Sydney, the pride is pumping through LGBTIQ people and their families, fighters for marriage equality are feeling more empowered than ever and sales of stilettos for drag queens are spiking through the roof in preparation for […]

Where to celebrate Mardi Gras in Sydney

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There are so many things the Pullman Hotel name is synonymous with. Luxury, style, affordable creature comforts and now; Mardi Gras!  MORE: Read our review of the Pullman Sea Temple in Port Douglas This year, you can scrap watching Pat Abboud, Faustina Agolley, Joel Creasey and Em Rusciano broadcast the whole unveiling on float-after-float on SBS […]

What’s on at this year’s Mardi Gras Laneway party

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Sydney knows gay. So when Mardi Gras descends on the city each March and celebrates with the annual pride march down Oxford Street, the official after party and backs it up with Laneway at the Beresford by Merivale, you know the glitter season is on. Each year, Laneway turns out the gay community’s finest in […]