The language associated with drag culture has become mainstream and is now often considered part of the ‘internet vernacular’.
Like the rest of Australia, we have been following the world cup with growing emotional intensity. From the group chat to TikTok, the online alt-commentary on the game has been a joy.
Camp can be an attitude, a style or a behaviour and it consists of several components – exaggeration, artificiality or theatricality, breaking social norms and silliness which results in humour.
Thanks to the popularity of shows such as RuPaul’s Drag Race, camp is now mainstream. This is perhaps one reason Eurovision has suddenly become perceived as cool.
The artist’s fabled archive spans his entire career, showcasing his playful curiosity, his need for beauty and his respect for style.
In their new video, Sam Smith celebrates their sexuality unapologetically like many other mass market pop stars. So why the backlash? An expert explains.
A lost album by the late Prince, set for release in 2023, promises to highlight how the pop pioneer played with gender roles.
A straight cis-man could have made “herstory” as “America’s Next Drag Superstar.” Drag Race’s inclusion problem botches racialized queer histories, community discomfort and ally participation.
The new season of The Bachelorette Australia is making some historic firsts in the franchise when it comes to on-screen bisexual representation.
There’s something satisfying about how grimy, disastrous and flawed Ace and Iggy are allowed to be in this new SBS web series.
The emotional centre of British TV series It’s a Sin is a home. But this home looks quite different to the one our leaders might imagine when they issue stay-at-home orders.
While many companies promote social causes, advocates are skeptical of how genuine their commitment is.
Drag Down Under airs this Saturday. It will be intriguing to see how this slick TV show — built on US histories of drag — approaches the Australian drag tradition.
From the “goo goo” boys mocked for their love of theatre to cross-dressing troops and “trouser women”, Australia has a rich queer history.
How Ru Paul’s Drag Race turned an underground anti-capitalist art form into a lucrative multifaceted mainstream industry
Sci-fi, fantasy and rom-coms: books with LGBTQIA+ characters are as diverse as their readers.
Despite the pandemic, Shanghai’s Pride month went ahead this year, a sign of China’s growing acceptance of its LGBTQ communities.
If bars are forced to restrict people’s movement in our post-coronavirus pandemic world, they will lose some of their most important social functions.
Seoul has a bustling queer community, but LGBTQ+ people in South Korea face ongoing stigma.
What started as a showcase for America’s drag queens is fast becoming a global sensation.