RIP Mother Flawless Sabrina, Star of First Drag Docu “The Queen”
Sat, 18/11/17 – 9:00 | No Comment

The drag community lost a trailblazer with the passing of Mother Flawless Sabrina Friday night. Born Jack Doroshow in Philadelphia in 1939, she helped transform drag from an amusement for straight people into an art form that celebrated queer identity.
Doroshow first tried on women’s clothing as an 8-year-old, and by 19 had perfected the Sabrina […]

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Happy Birthday 2 Ya “Ida B. Wells” Feminist, Suffragist & NAACP Founder
Sunday, 16 Jul, 2017 – 9:00 | No Comment
Happy Birthday 2 Ya “Ida B. Wells” Feminist, Suffragist & NAACP Founder

Ida B. Wells, born July 16, 1862,  was a journalist, newspaper editor, suffragist, sociologist, feminist, and an early leader in the Civil Rights Movement. She was one of the founders of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP).
On May 4, 1884, a train conductor with the Memphis and Charleston Railroad ordered Wells […]

New NYC Agency “Zandwagon” ISO Queers, Queens & Unique Freaks. Do You Give Good Headshot???
Saturday, 15 Jul, 2017 – 9:00 | No Comment
New NYC Agency “Zandwagon” ISO Queers, Queens & Unique Freaks. Do You Give Good Headshot???

This is AWESOMENESS!!! Finally, there’s an agency that is truly setting their sights on being fully inclusive, catering to ALL the beautiful creatures out there, regardless of age, color, size, sexuality or gender identity. Founded by NYC nightlife super promoter Kayvon Zand, Zandwagon is a model management and specialty casting company that represents and casts people […]

Alaska Thunderfuck, Willam Belli & Misty Violet Perform at Drag Photog Magnus Hastings “Why Not!” Opening (July 16)
Monday, 10 Jul, 2017 – 15:00 | No Comment
Alaska Thunderfuck, Willam Belli & Misty Violet Perform at Drag Photog Magnus Hastings “Why Not!” Opening (July 16)

If you are even slightly clued-in on drag culture, you’re probably already familiar with one of the best visual documentarians of the scene, Magnus Hastings. The British photographer’s work has been featured in GQ, People Magazine, Glamour Magazine (UK) and the Sunday Times…and pretty much on every drag fan T-shirt you can find. In 2016, he […]

Happy Birthday 2 Ya “Della Reese” Singer & Actress
Thursday, 6 Jul, 2017 – 9:00 | No Comment
Happy Birthday 2 Ya “Della Reese” Singer & Actress

Nightclub, jazz, gospel and pop singer, film and television actress, and ordained minister Della Reese, born July 6, 1931, is probably best known for playing the female lead (Tess) in television drama Touched by an Angel. She also appeared in hit pop culture television shows 227, Sanford and Son, The Love Boat and That’s So Raven…to […]

Happy Birthday 2 Ya “Lena Horne” Iconic Singer & Actress
Friday, 30 Jun, 2017 – 10:00 | No Comment
Happy Birthday 2 Ya “Lena Horne” Iconic Singer & Actress

AMAZING Grammy Award-winning singer, dancer, actress and activist, Lena Horne, born June 30, 1917, spent over 70 years appearing in film, television, and theater. In 1933, Horne joined the chorus line of the Cotton Club in New York City. She made her debut at Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer in Panama Hattie (1942) and performed the title song of Stormy Weather, based […]

Happy Birthday 2 Ya “Paul Laurence Dunbar” Poet & Playwright
Tuesday, 27 Jun, 2017 – 9:00 | No Comment
Happy Birthday 2 Ya “Paul Laurence Dunbar” Poet & Playwright

American poet, novelist, and playwright Paul Laurence Dunbar, born June 27, 1872, was one of the first African-American writers to establish an international reputation. He wrote the lyrics for the musical comedy In Dahomey (1903), the first all-African-American musical produced on Broadway. His first collection of short stories, Folks From Dixie (1898), was an examination of racial […]