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Your guide to Atlanta’s countless sub-genres of drag

Not since male actors dressed up to play Juliet, Cordelia and Lady Macbeth at the Globe Theatre has the art of female impersonation been as forefront as it is today. From RuPaul reigning as one of the most powe...

Atlanta drag icon Diamond Lil dies at 80

Atlanta drag legend Diamond Lil has passed away at age 80. The announcement was made on the entertainer's official Facebook page Tuesday afternoon. https://www.facebook.com/169267357660/photos/a.446334492660...

Dragnificent Queens: Monica Van Pelt is the real deal

Monica Van Pelt describes her first time doing drag as “a horrible mess,” but that didn't stop patrons at the bar in Columbus from cheering her on to win the talent show that week—and the following 15 weeks aft...

Profiles in Atlanta Drag: Shawnna Brooks

If you're making a Mount Rushmore of Atlanta drag queens, you better make room for Shawnna Brooks. And if you think Ms. Brooks has slowed down, think again. You can catch her at Burkhart's on Saturda...

Profiles in Atlanta Drag: Diamond Lil

Diamond Lil has been a drag performer in Atlanta since before Stonewall and if you run into her at Pride or the SAGE Center or any number of places around town, she'll be sure to try and sell you her CD ...