‘Swan’ Song: Celebrating the Remarkable Life of Paul Swan

‘Swan’ Song: Celebrating the Remarkable Life of Paul Swan

BY TRAV S.D. | Today, June 5,  is the birthday of Paul Swan (1883-1972). How fitting that it falls during PRIDE month! Swan was one of the most remarkable artists of the 20th century: painter, sculptor, model, dancer, choreographer, poet, movie actor, set and costume designer, and—for a few weeks in 1914–vaudevillian. Furthermore, he functioned […]

Shea Couleé Came to Slay, and Conquered

Shea Couleé Came to Slay, and Conquered

BY SCOTT STIFFLER | Who needs snark when you have an abundance of sweetness? Who needs to be cocky when carry yourself with such confidence? RuPaul’s Drag Race Season 9 contestant Shea Couleé slayed at West 42nd Street’s Laurie Beechman Theatre last night, with a candid bio show that “RuVealed” intimate details on growing up, […]

The Makeup Show Proves Beauty is Power

The Makeup Show Proves Beauty is Power

BY CHARLES BATTERSBY | “I didn’t know that make up could be a job,” said makeup artist James Vincent, at a preview of The Makeup Show. Mr. Vincent is the Director of Education and Artist Relations at The Makeup Show, an industry convention which took up four floors of the Metropolitan Pavilion, (125 W. 18th […]

Cast Your Vote: The WERRRK.com Drag Awards

Cast Your Vote: The WERRRK.com Drag Awards

A message from our content partners, at an awesome drag/fashion/pop-culture site, recently selected by The United States Library of Congress for inclusion in its LGBTQ+ Studies Web Archive: Just when you think Awards Season is over, here come the WERRRK.com 2018 (-ish) Drag Awards, recognizing the best in drag, entertainment, fashion, and LGBTQ achievement! You […]

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