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Two more Queensland performers will be inducted into the Sportsman Hotel’s Drag Hall of Fame this Australia Day long weekend. The Brisbane venue’s Drag Hall of Fame honour recognises entertainers for their contribution to Queensland drag and the local community. Performers Malika and and Ella Va’lay will be immortalised in the Sportsman Hotel’s Lounge Bar …

Bushfire relief brisbane drag queens

Coming up next weekend, two Brisbane drag queen mega-events will raise funds for Australian bushfire relief. The Bushfire Relief Extravaganza at the Wickham of 24 January and also the Fire Relief Fund for First Nation Communities ALL DAY Gatho at The Stand on 26 January will both offer the opportunity to enjoy some great drag …

drag storytime

Wilson Gavin, leader of yesterday’s drag storytime protest at Brisbane Square Library died by suicide this morning. Whatever his past actions, our entire LGBTIQ communities no doubt offer condolences to his family and also his friends. His aunt described him as a very tormented soul. She said despite his ‘despicable behaviour’ at the library, she …

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Australians have rallied on Twitter around the two Queensland drag queens targeted by right-wing student protesters at Drag Storytime on Sunday. Footage of the incident went viral overnight showing the protesters yelling “drag queens are not for kids” at the Brisbane Council-supported event. Valkyrie explained on Facebook he was “inside during the disruption, calming children …

rupauls drag race werq the world 2020 tour

A sickening lineup of drag superstars will be death dropping for the gods down under in the new RuPaul’s Drag Race: Werq the World stage show. Werq the World is the globe’s largest touring drag show, and it’s returning to Australia and New Zealand in February. The all-new production is stopping in Canberra, Melbourne, Brisbane, Sydney, …

drag queens

Destiny Rogers recalls a misspent youth in Brisbane’s Fortitude Valley. In the mid-1970s, she met some of Brisbane’s most exotic creatures — the drag queens of Fortitude Valley. About quarter past ten every Saturday night, the jeering and catcalling began. It only ever lasted about five minutes. Generally busy reading a book, I never took …

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Recent reports revealed a newfound tolerance for discreet gay gangsters in the ‘Ndrangheta Calabrian mafia crime family. Despite that, new information exposes the murder of a gay mafia hitman by his own cousin in 2002. The cousin admits he obeyed orders to kill his cousin because of his sexuality. On 19 December, Italian police arrested …

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Christmas is almost here! (YAY!!) And what better way to celebrate than by snuggling up on the couch watching gay-friendly films with your loved ones. (Yes, that includes your fur babies, of course.) Here at Qnews we have compiled a list of our favourite queer Christmas films to celebrate the holidays. Check them out below! …

drag queen cara melle shoves woman twitter viral video

A UK drag performer has been lashed by her fellow queens after footage of her pushing a patron off stage went viral. London-based drag queen Cara Melle encountered the woman during a drag brunch number, reportedly Mariah Carey’s All I Want For Christmas is You. As the woman danced in the performance area, Cara strides …

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Condragulations to RuPaul’s Drag Race UK winner The Vivienne, who tied the knot with partner David Ludlow last weekend. Viv revealed on Instagram the ceremony took place at Heaven Nightclub in London, the home of the city’s legendary G-A-Y club night. The drag star thanked the club’s owner Jeremy Joseph for putting on the event. …

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