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Brisbane’s Sellma Soul: ‘Drag is my armour and my strength’

Brisbane drag queen Sellma Soul electrified mentor Boy George and the audience four months ago with her performances on The Voice Australia. In two weeks, Sellma will take the stage at Brisbane Pride’s Fair Day. Here, the performer spoke to fellow drag queen Wanda D’Parke about growing up, getting her start in drag, and self-love. …

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Brisbane drag star Chocolate Boxx to compete in Miss First Nation 2019

Brisbane drag performer Chocolate Boxx will compete in the 2019 Miss First Nation Pageant in Melbourne next month as part of the Biennial Yirramboi Indigenous Arts Festival to showcase the talents of Indigenous drag performers. Wanda D’Parke spoke to the Miss Sportsman Hotel 2017 winner about her start in drag and the importance of the …

Brisbane photographer and producer Joel Devereux

Renaissance man: Meet Brisbane photographer and producer Joel Devereux

Whether creating an opulent visual feast through the lens of his camera or devising singular and eclectic stage productions, Brisbane photographer and artist Joel Devereux displays his proficiency over a range of fields. QN Magazine contributor Wanda D’Parke spokes to Joel about his artistic inspirations, his love of burlesque, and what photoshoots with celebrities are …

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‘Sashay, you play’: Meet Queensland ‘gaymer’ Jack Foulstone

After the first gayming float joined the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras parade this month, QN Magazine contributor Wanda D’Parke asked Cairns entertainer Jack Foulstone about how he started as a gaymer, and how video games are helping LGBTIQ people find community. Dear Reader, Twenty-five-year-old Jack (pictured) moved from Grafton, New South Wales to …

Queensland drag star Gayleen Tuckwood

Queensland Drag Star Gayleen Tuckwood: ‘I Instantly Loved Drag And I Felt Unstoppable’

With so many wonderful Brisbane drag performers emanating from central Queensland, QNews Magazine asked our own Biloela-born and bred drag star Wanda D’Parke to speak with Rockhampton-born Gayleen Tuckwood for her take on how things have changed since Wanda started on her drag journey a few(?) years(?) ago. Dear Reader, Dylan Bendall has found great …