Drag Queens

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Why You Really Need to Take Your Kid to Drag Queen Storytime

There’s only one thing to know about Drag Queen Storytime, and that’s the proper lingo. Which is precisely why the fabulous Miss Maria TopCatt kicked […]

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Drag Queen Storytime in Haverford Township Attracts National Opposition

Since its formation in 2015 by a San Francisco writer, Drag Queen Story Hour, in which drag performers do public readings of books with themes […]

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People Have a Lot of Feelings About This Drag Queen Reading Books to Kids

Another year. Another drag queen-meets-the-kids controversy. With all of the horrible things happening in the world right now, some people are using a whole lot […]

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LGBTQ&A: Mike Hisey

Mike Hisey is a longtime community activist and public speaker. We chat with the venture capitalist turned human rights advocate on Trump, fashion, and why […]

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LGBTQ Event of the Week: South Asian Drag Night

As summer winds down, our LGBTQ line-up is heating up. There’s a something for everyone this weekend, from impressive drag shows and a incomparable burlesque […]


I Love My Job: Martha Graham Cracker

This weekend, prominent Philadelphia drag queen Martha Graham Cracker, whom you might remember from this 2014 feature we did in the magazine, celebrates 13 years […]

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Best of Philly 2018 Fun and Games: From Scrabble to Drag to Marijuana Dinners

Best of Philly 2018, our annual listing of the region’s outstanding food, people, shops, services, and more, is now online as well as on newsstands. Here are […]

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Does the World Really Need a Mr. Rogers Drag Queen Musical Right Now?

The new Mr. Rogers documentary is currently getting rave reviews over at the Ritz East in Old City. Meanwhile, a very different kind of Mr. […]

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Drag Queens at Please Touch Museum Have Some Parents Outraged

The Please Touch Museum in Philadelphia isn’t exactly the kind of place where you’d expect to find a lot of drama brewing. After all, the […]

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Drag Performer Aunt Mary Pat Was Asked to Leave Fundraiser Over Transphobia Concerns

Popular local drag queen Aunt Mary Pat DiSabatino was asked not to perform during a fundraiser at Win Win Coffee Bar on Wednesday night after […]

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Mimi Imfurst Admits to Initiating Unwelcome Online Sexual Chats With Two Drag Wars Contestants

After being contacted by Philadelphia magazine as part of an investigation into claims by two Drag Wars contestants that he had sexually harassed them online, […]

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Drag Performer’s Nazi-Inspired Costume at ICandy Gig Sparks Controversy

Local drag performer Satine Harlow sparked a fan backlash after wearing a costume that many are calling offensive during a Monday-night performance at controversial Gayborhood […]

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Nominations Announced for 2016 Philly Drag Awards

The 2016 nominees for the Philly Drag Awards have been announced, and performer Iris Spectre leads the pack with a total of eight nominations. Spectre […]

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LGBTQ Event of the Week: Haus of Ham Brunch

Labor Day weekend is now upon us, but that doesn’t mean our LGBTQ events are slowing down. This week’s LGBTQ event of the week is […]

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TOP PICKS: The Best LGBTQ Events This Weekend

FRIDAY EVENTS Clutch – A Mr. & Ms. Philadelphia Bar Night 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. The Bike Stop, 206 South Quince Street.; over 21. […]