Results tagged “drag” from The Bilerico Project

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O, Dem Golden Slippers: Gender Variance & the Mummers Parade

Filed by Guest Blogger | October 23, 2014 | 1:00 PM | comments

For over a century, hundreds of men used the all-male bastion of the Philadelphia Mummers' New Year's Day Parade to create a space in which they could publicly defy expectations about gender.Read More

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Russia May Withdraw From Eurovision Over Conchita Wurst

Filed by John M. Becker | May 13, 2014 | 7:00 PM | comments

Some Russian politicos are so furious over drag queen Conchita Wurst's Eurovision win that they want to withdraw and create their own totally-homo-free song contest instead.Read More

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John Oliver: Conchita Wurst, Michael Sam Make the World a Better Place

Filed by John M. Becker | May 12, 2014 | 4:00 PM | comments

"Is it just me, or between Conchita and Michael Sam, did the whole world feel like it became a better place to live in the last 24 hours?"Read More

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Bearded Drag Queen Wins Eurovision; Russia Freaks Out

Filed by John M. Becker | May 11, 2014 | 6:30 PM | comments

Yesterday, bearded Austrian gender-bending artist Conchita Wurst won the Eurovision 2014 contest. Today, Russia freaked out.Read More

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Trans 201: Dispelling Myths and Misconceptions

Filed by Brynn Tannehill | April 22, 2014 | 2:30 PM | comments

When a non-transgender person is doing something that many transgender women find painful and offensive, there is a particularly rape-y vibe to being told "Hush, they're just doing their thing."Read More

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Drag Culture Hurts the Transgender Community

Filed by Brynn Tannehill | March 20, 2014 | 1:00 PM | comments

From the perspective of this trans advocate and analyst, drag culture clearly hurts the transgender community - and RuPaul is a big part of that problem.Read More

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Wingnut Radio Host: Putin Invaded Crimea Because Drag Show

Filed by John M. Becker | March 06, 2014 | 2:30 PM | comments

American Family Association radio host Kevin McCullough thinks that Vladimir Putin moved into the Crimea because of a drag show held last Saturday on an air force base. Thanks, Obama.Read More