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‘The Bitch Is Back’: Rupaul’s Drag Race Star Katya Ends Her Hiatus

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Drag Race Rupaul Manila Luzon Drag Den Phillipines

Drag Race mania has hit tipping point in 2020 and Manila Luzon is continuing to soar as she prepares to host a new show. Currently there are Drag Race spin offs in the UK, Holland, Spain, Thailand, Australia, Canada and we’re at tipping point. With too many seasons of the current format to count, ex …

Courtney Act's One plus One'

Since reappearing on our television screens in 2014 for RuPaul’s Drag Race Season 6, Courtney Act has been everywhere. From winning Celebrity Big Brother in the UK, to hosting her own TV show. Courtney was popping up across the globe before covid struck. She has been spotted everywhere after returning to Australia from her hosting …

aussie herstory pre drag race all-stars downunder

Today, RuPaul’s Drag Race defines drag. Indeed, drag queens of a particular vintage complain that baby drags have no idea the artform even existed before RuPaul’s Supermodel of the World. But a glance through old newspapers and magazines shows pre Drag Race all-stars downunder making Aussie herstory decades ago. Undoubtedly, thanks to RuPaul, drag enjoys …

Drag Race Down Under Cast

With just three episodes to go on Rupaul’s Drag Race Down Under it’s time to take a closer look at who will take the crown. Although we’ve been treated to just 8 episodes for the premiere season of the show they have left us gagging for more. From controversial early eliminations to controversial returns, this …

Etcetera Etcetera Drag race down under

It’s another week in the drag race work room and finally we are down to the final seven. Actually. Where’s Anita when we need help counting? To watch our full interview with the latest drag race evictee be sure to scroll to the bottom of the page. For now, it’s time for a drag race …

Anita Wiglit Drag Race

It’s another week on RuPaul’s Drag Race Down Under and holy fuck, these bitches are out for blood. As Elektra gets to work cleaning that mirror, the other queens go for the jugular. Elektra is not feeling her critiques and Etcetera is happy to tell her all about it. “The judges, their critiques kind of …

Lindsay Kemble

Billed as Adelaide’s ‘gay deceiver’, Lindsay Kemble enjoyed a decades-long stage career as a female impersonator after the publicity from a 1915 arrest for unlawfully disguising himself as a woman. Two constables testified against Lindsay in the Adelaide Police Court. Each detailed the interest they took in a young woman they noticed “out late at …

Dr Albert W Noll

The author came across Dr Albert W Noll while researching the recent publication COON: more holes than swiss cheese. The young Boston dentist enjoyed notoriety for his appearances on the Boston stage during the 1890s. He usually performed in drag, either as a white woman or in blackface as a ‘mammy’ caricature. Born into Boston …

Bowled Over the dragumentary

Bowled Over the dragumentary, coming to SBS this month, follows three drag queens from Taboo at North Ipswich Bowls Club over the course of a year. A decade ago, the Taboo monthly drag show rescued the bowls club from its financial woes. Bowled Over tells the stories of three queens from Taboo, each at a …

gene saint legendary brisbvane drag queen

Smiling postie by day, legendary Brisbane drag queen by night, Gene Saint lived a long full life. The elder of Brisbane’s Rainbow community passed away peacefully last week aged almost 93. I met Gene in the early 70s at one of Dame Sybil Von Thorndyke’s annual Queen’s Birthday Balls. I thereafter received invitations to his …

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