It was a beautiful Easter Sunday for the annual Armorettes Easter Drag Races, a day of bawdy fun to celebrate one of gay Atlanta's most (un)holy of days. Each year hundreds and hundreds of people pack the parki...
Break out the plaid shorts and striped tank tops, the flip flops and Ray Bans, get those mani and pedis and gather at the place most holy during this time of year for all of gay Atlanta (and everyone else)―Pied...
Drag queens may bend gender, but they have broken this traveler's understanding of ecosystems, achieving a feat unduplicated anywhere else in nature.
Neither during my summers in the Galapagos Islands nor my expeditions to the Great Barrier Reef have I observed a population that is so rare and simultaneously abundant, so small yet powerful, as the Drag Genus is in the Queer Kingdom.
These colorful creatures compose the tiniest fraction of the Queer Kingdom – or, to use the vernacular phrase, the LGBT community – and yet their presence dominates. They rule the kingdom's nightlife. They once monopolized media images of herding rituals known as Pride parades. They are the stereotype, with a good many of those outside the Queer Kingdom mistakenly thinking that all within the LGBT community are drag queens.
DADT repeal party, Armorettes fundraising and more this weekend
Savannah Pride, DJ Roland Belmares and more today