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Newcastle drag performer Glenda Jackson died last week

Drag icon Glenda Jackson’s memorial booked out within hours

Late Newcastle drag legend Glenda Jackson has sold out one last venue, after her memorial service later in the month booked out within hours. Last week, loved ones announced the sad news that Glen Oliver, who performed in drag as Glenda Jackson for over 50 years, had died after battling cancer. Glenda’s death sparked hundreds …

Drag Queen Story Time in Philadelphia sets Guiness World Record

This Drag Queen Story Time set a Guinness World Record

A drag queen story time event in Philadelphia has officially set the first Guinness World Record for the largest turnout at one of the family-friendly events. At the weekend, a group of local drag performers in the US city came together for the event to mark the start of Pride Month. The queens read children’s …

Newcastle drag queen Glenda Jackson

‘True icon’: Newcastle drag legend Glenda Jackson dies

Newcastle drag legend Glenda Jackson has passed away, her loved ones have announced. Longtime friend Ian Tufrey announced on Glenda’s Facebook page the drag icon, who performed for more than 50 years, had died this morning (May 27) after a battle with cancer. “He passed away at 7.50am this morning in his sleep at the …

Drag Race UK queen A'Whora did Michelle Visage look on red carpet

Drag Race queen does Michelle Visage and her look is so good

RuPaul’s Drag Race UK queen A’Whora went to an awards show red carpet in full Michelle Visage drag this month, and the styling and makeup is unclockable. The British queen appeared on the second season of RuPaul’s Drag Race UK with Ru and Michelle. Earlier this month, A’Whora stepped out on the red carpet of …

AFAB Drag Queen Henny Spaghetti is in a black shimmering dress against a purple background

Henny Spaghetti’s response to being slapped by a fan

Each month, we ask local entertainers to spill the tea about themselves, their craft and the local scene. This month it’s Brisbane queen Henny Spaghetti.  She chats with us about going viral, being an AFAB queen and what she did when slapped by a fan. The first time I did drag was… in 2017! It …

QNews Magazine May 2024

QNews Magazine QLD Issue #547 | May 2024

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Miriam Margolyes with drag queen Shelita Buffet

Miriam Margolyes kikis with outback drag queen Shelita Buffet

Even at age 82, international treasure Miriam Margolyes is still on the move, travelling to Broken Hill in the final episode of her latest Australian road trip docuseries. In her three-part series Impossibly Australian, Miriam has visited Perth and spent time amongst influencers in Byron Bay. On Tuesday night’s finale, the British-Australian actress visited Broken …

Broken Heel Festival train

Catch the Silver City Stiletto to the Broken Heel Festival

The Broken Heel Festival has announced the big return of Silver City Stiletto, a party train of drag queens helping festivalgoers travel to Broken Hill this September. The five-day Broken Heel event is celebrating the 30th birthday of The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert at her spiritual home, The Palace Hotel and the …

Philmah Bocks and the original trio from Priscilla Queen of the Desert

Priscilla superfan Philmah Bocks has thoughts on new sequel

One of Australia’s biggest Priscilla, Queen of the Desert fans, drag queen Philmah Bocks, has weighed in on the upcoming sequel to the film and the legacy of the original 1994 film. It’s the 30th anniversary of the 1994 drag classic The Adventures of Priscilla Queen of the Desert. The old girl has unexpectedly roared …

Eva Mendoza with the Canvas of Queens team

Gold Coast queen Eva Mendoza joins drag documentary

Reigning Miss Gold Coast Pride Eva Mendoza will share her story in a new drag documentary created by a Queensland team and headed to RuPaul’s DragCon overseas. Last year, the fierce drag queen Eva (above, centre) was crowned the winner of the Gold Coast Pride Festival’s annual drag pageant. Soon, Eva will return to Gold …

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