18th October 2014
SNP assistant quits politics to become a drag queen 6
12:32 PM — A Scottish National Party assistant has announced that he's quitting politics to move to London and become a full-time drag queen.
17th October 2014
Facebook still locking drag queen accounts despite axing ‘real name’ policy 7
5:59 PM — Facebook is still locking the accounts of a number of drag queens - despite pledging to axe a policy requiring people to use their 'real name' on the website.
8th October 2014
Drag artist Conchita Wurst performs for European Parliament 11
7:12 PM — Eurovision drag artist Conchita Wurst has performed for the European Parliament.
4th October 2014
Conchita Wurst to perform for European Parliament next week 3
11:53 AM — Eurovision drag artist Conchita Wurst has been invited to perform for the European Parliament in Brussels next week.
1st October 2014
Facebook agrees to drop ‘real name’ policy which banned drag queens 23
8:01 PM — Facebook has agreed to make changes to the way it works, after locking the accounts of a number of drag queens because they weren't using their "legal names".
27th September 2014
Watch: Drag queens release ‘That’s Not My Name’ parody over Facebook controversy 5
12:23 PM — A group of drag queens have responded to Facebook's decision to ban users not using 'real names' by releasing a parody clip.
25th September 2014
RuPaul: Facebook is ‘stripping the rights’ of drag performers 12
4:16 PM — Drag artist RuPaul has condemned Facebook for "stripping the rights" of drag queens after a recent policy which bans users who don't use their real names on their profiles.
18th September 2014
Facebook rebuffs drag performers over ‘real name’ crackdown 4
12:04 PM — Despite refusing to change its policy on "real names", Facebook has agreed to temporarily reinstate some drag performers' profiles.
15th September 2014
US: Facebook agrees to meet with drag performers about “real name” policy 4
10:35 PM — Supervisors at Facebook have come to a brief cease-fire with drag performers, agreeing to meet with a handful to discuss their policy requiring users to use legal names on profiles.
13th September 2014
San Francisco supervisor backs drag queens over Facebook ‘stage name’ bans 1
3:39 PM — A San Francisco supervisor has called on Facebook to meet with drag artists who are protesting the website's ban on stage names.
12th September 2014
Drag queens condemn Facebook for ‘real name’ crackdown 13
6:56 PM — Facebook has been condemned by a number of drag queens for banning users who don't use their real name on their profiles.
6th September 2014
Las Vegas star impersonator: I am devastated by Joan Rivers’ passing 2
12:04 PM — Drag artist Frank Marino, who has performed as Joan Rivers for over 30 years, says he is devastated by her passing.
27th August 2014
Drag Race judge Michelle Visage: My first sexual experience was with a girl
4:21 PM — RuPaul's Drag Race judge Michelle Visage has revealed that her first sexual experience was with a girl.
6th August 2014
Eurovision 2015 confirmed for Vienna after Conchita Wurst win 3
6:13 PM — Next year's Eurovision Song Contest will be held in Vienna, it has been confirmed.
5th August 2014
US: Board rules that gay bar ‘discriminated’ by refusing entry to drag queen 10
12:03 PM — A board has ruled that a Denver gay bar illegally discriminated against a drag queen, when it refused them entry.
23rd July 2014
Review: A documentary about Divine, who “stood for all outsiders” 5
5:30 PM — Jeffery Schwarz’s documentary ‘I am Divine’ was widely distributed in London cinemas last weekend for the first time since it premiered at the 27th BFI London Lesbian and Gay Film Festival in 2013.
21st July 2014
Two new videos explore different forms of gender expression 4
2:34 PM — Two videos released in the last month explore expressions of non-traditional gender identities.
18th July 2014
Scotland: STV attacked for refusing to allow drag queen in Pride coverage 10
12:39 PM — Pride Glasgow has attacked Scottish broadcaster STV, for refusing to allow a drag queen to appear in its Pride coverage.
4th July 2014
RuPaul: I’m ready for a UK version of Drag Race 14
11:00 AM — Drag artist RuPaul has backed a British version of reality show RuPaul's Drag Race.
9th June 2014
Neil Patrick Harris makes out with husband during racy Tony Awards drag performance 8
3:34 PM — Neil Patrick Harris performed at last night’s 68th annual Tony Awards in his Broadway character Hedwig and kissed his husband David Burtka during the performance.