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Oaklash Comes Back with 50 Hours of Nonstop Drag Content

You can’t keep a good queer down, especially during a time like no other in a pandemic. Though this year over one hundred drag kings, queens, and queer performers from the Bay Area and beyond will perform online for the fourth annual Oaklash Drag & Queer Performance Festival. Organized by the powerhouse duo, Beatrix LaHaine […]

Class Of 2020: MILITIA—Drag Queen & Singer

When it came to curating this list, in the midst of a cultural upset, a global pandemic, and a civil war amongst the people—we were at a crossroads. How do we create a Class Of guide when the world seems to be falling apart every single day, how do we honor people and their achievements […]

Oaklash Goes Digital and Now More People Can Enjoy Drag From the Comfort of Their Home

Though we’ve been all secluded into our homes as the global pandemic rages on—Bay Area Queer creatives have found ways to thrive, express, and survive in these meaningful times. On September 4th through the 6th, Queer entertainment makes a splash. Oaklash, the only Bay Area drag festival, has done just that. With no time to […]

Juanita MORE!: The Maternal, Indefatigable Muse of San Francisco’s Queer Community

As I walked down the incandescent hallway leading to Juanita MORE!’s apartment, I expected that she’d be the first warm-blooded creature to greet me, prior to entering her Nob Hill studio home. You could imagine my surprise—albeit, an elated and joyous and welcomed one—when a French bulldog nuzzled my left leg, instead. “Oh, Jackson’s not […]

Trish The Drag-A-Zine Launches A Calendar That Definitely Spreads Local Drag Talent Across All Mediums

Are you a fan of drag, that is not drag race? Love yourself something more local? Trish the Drag-A-Zine has launched their 2018 calendar that doubles as cool prints of cool queens. The unclockable drag-a-zine, Trish: was founded in January of 2017 by Cash Monet and Mama Celeste, two Bay Area drag performers. The two not […]

8 Local Drag Queens Who Are Leading The Bay Area Drag Scene

Support your local girls and tip them, a tried and true statement at any drag show. As we come into the end of 2017, we’ve worked, noticed, and Instagram stalked the working girls who never cease to amaze us. If you haven’t been to one of their shows, we suggest you follow them on Instagram […]

How I Became An Accidental J-POP Star For The Day

And let me tell you, I was feeling the fantasy. I never thought I could be a performer, nor can (could) I really give speeches in front of crowds of people but you sometimes just have to take a leap and try the unknown. But it was interesting to say the least—from rehearsals, to costumes, […]

Drag Icon Juanita More! Rings In Pride 2017 In The Most Beautiful Way Possible

“2017 marks my 25th year in drag in San Francisco, so these murals are very special to me,” says local drag icon Juanita More!. Everything from painting supervisor Jane Kim to leading a series of resist marches, Juanita has a lot to celebrate. With a new year of Pride to celebrate, the iconic drag star […]

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