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NYE 2021: Cornucopia, Sporties, Cairns, Kylie or Rumble

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The long-awaited spinoff RuPaul’s Drag Race Australia will begin filming this month in New Zealand, according to a report. In August 2019, word first emerged that an Australian spinoff of the drag juggernaut was in development. Australian drag performers soon began whispering about calls from producers. But then the COVID-19 pandemic happened. Now New Zealand …

Bowled Over the dragumentary

Bowled Over, described as a ‘dragumentary’ and a ‘trip down a very (f)rocky road’, comes to SBS on 19 January. The documentary is the third episode of the series Untold Australia. Bowled Over tells the story of the North Ipswich Bowls Club, on the point of closure, until saved by a drag show. Nearly a …

There are places to go in Queensland this New Year’s Eve from the bottom to the top. Cornucopia on Mount Tamborine, STARDUST at Sporties and DJ Dolly Llama at Turtle Cove. Or, for the stay-at-homes, Kylie Minogue will help you see in NYE 2021 with a live-streamed concert. Not to mention the epic drag battle …

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The new season of RuPaul’s Drag Race will feature the show’s first ever trans man competing for the title of America’s Next Drag Superstar. The show has just announced the entire cast of season 13, and it turns out the new season premiere is just weeks away. Thirteen sickening new queens will enter the werkroom. …

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The UK and the US are both beset by drag queens behaving badly. In the UK, a drag performer named Kitty Litter received a fine Friday for crapping on Facebook instead of in her tray. Meanwhile, across the Atlantic, armour-clad agents raided the Baltimore Eagle leather bar after drag queens at a competing venue lodged …

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Brisbane City Council (BCC) today responded to the Drag Queen Storytime petitions lodged earlier this year. QNews publisher Richard Bakker started a pro-storytime petition in response to others asking for the banning of LGBTIQ+ library events. The council today responded to the petitions reaffirming their commitment to the events. One petition also asked that the …

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Coronavirus is sweeping the nation. So far as a preventative, the Australian government has forced the closures of non-essential businesses around the country.  Many of those businesses though are safe spaces for the LGBTIQ community. They include bars, pubs and clubs; meeting places for our community to feel accepted and supported like Brisbane’s Sporties and …

Donald Trump Drag Queen

US President Donald Trump could face the sight of a crowd of drag queens when he arrives in the UK for an official visit this July. Around 1000 people have said they’ll attend a mass drag protest that’s being organised to greet Trump during the trip, which will be his first visit to Britain. Organisers …

Rupauls drag race

The upcoming tenth season of RuPaul’s Drag Race is almost here. This season will have 14 queens, including returning season nine contestant Eureka O’Hara who was forced to bow out of the competition last year early for medical reasons. Which one of them has the right amount of charisma, uniqueness, nerve, and talent to become …

Want to pick up a bargain frock or wig for your next drag or performing arts show? Brisbane’s Sportsman Hotel will hold another of their successful “Drag Swap Meets” this weekend. There’ll be a wide range of glamorous frocks, fabric, shoes, wigs, jewellery and makeup on offer, as several Queensland drag stars and vendors come …

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