18th May 2015
Swedish Eurovision favourite: I would ‘absolutely’ date a man 12
8:03 PM — The current favourite to win this year’s Eurovison Song Contest has said he would “absolutely” date a man – despite previous comments some interpreted as homophobic. Swedish entrant Måns Zelmerlöw is hot favourite with pollsters to take the trophy this weekend with song ‘Heroes’, potentially succeeding Austrian drag diva Conchita Wurst. Mr Zelmerlöw caused controversy in Sweden […]
23rd April 2015
University to offer the UK’s first ‘Drag Studies’ course 21
12:55 PM — Edge Hill University is to become the first higher education institution in the UK to offer a course dedicated to the art of drag.
Review: You can actually see a drag version of Princess Diana 2
11:52 AM — Have you ever wanted to see a man who can play both Princess Diana and Wallis Simpson?
21st April 2015
US: Catholic College refuses permission for drag show 12
12:59 PM — A private university in New York has turned down a student group's application to organise a drag show.
16th April 2015
Pride writer among stars organising to save the Royal Vauxhall Tavern 3
4:03 PM — Stephen Beresford has joined calls to help protect the historic gay venue which features in his film.
12th April 2015
Game of Thrones star: I used to be a drag queen 1
11:52 AM — A star of the new series of Game of Thrones has revealed he previously worked as a drag queen and male stripper.
1st April 2015
Conchita Wurst: I’m not comfortable being called a gay icon 4
11:49 AM — Eurovision diva Conchita Wurst has said she doesn't feel deserving of the title 'gay icon'.
31st March 2015
Dana International and Conchita Wurst make Eurovision history 3
11:52 PM — Ground-breaking Eurovision artists Dana International and Conchita Wurst have performed together for the first time.
28th March 2015
Comment: Why the NUS policy condemning cross-dressing is offensive 61
5:33 PM — Trans activist Sarah Savage reacts to motions passed at NUS Women's Conference condemning cross-dressing, and telling gay men to stop acting like black women.
NUS conference condemns drag and tells gay men to ‘stop acting like black women’ 247
11:51 AM — An NUS conference has passed a motion condemning drag and cross dressing, while another motion attacks gay men who speak like black women.
22nd March 2015
Rupert Grint tried his hand at drag, and this is what happened 12
11:34 AM — Rupert Grint has recounted an experience of going out in public dressed in drag to please a group of Harry Potter fans.
18th March 2015
‘Benefits Britain’ drag queen quits to become a Tory candidate 24
3:17 PM — A drag queen from Blackpool is set to quit her job, after being selected to stand as a Tory candidate.
14th March 2015
This Conchita Wurst performance might not be what you expected 8
4:46 PM — This Conchita Wurst performance contains an extra twist.
2nd March 2015
RuPaul’s Drag Race axes ‘You’ve Got She-Mail’ catchphrase 8
2:29 PM — The latest season of RuPaul's Drag Race does not feature the phrase 'You've Got She-Mail' - after a row over transgender slurs.
20th February 2015
Maggie Queen of Soho is coming back to the West End 4
5:57 PM — Margaret Thatcher Queen of Soho, a satire based on Section 28, comes to the West End next month.
1st February 2015
RuPaul hits back after Mary Cheney compares drag to blackface 38
1:27 PM — Reality star RuPaul has issued a defence of drag - after Mary Cheney compared it to blackface.
28th January 2015
Ariana Grande, Olivia Newton-John, Demi Lovato for RuPaul’s Drag Race 1
5:13 PM — A huge number of celebrities are set to guest judge on the latest series of RuPaul's Drag Race.
16th January 2015
Japan’s ex-PM debuts as a drag queen… could Gordon Brown be next? 8
3:42 PM — The former Prime Minister of Japan has debuted as a drag queen.
14th January 2015
Jonathan Ross: It would be ‘wrong’ for me to host ‘Drag Race UK’ 9
1:05 PM — Jonathan Ross has confirmed that he is still working on a British version of RuPaul's Drag Race - but does not want to present the show himself.
9th January 2015
She’s back! Drag queen gets standing ovation for speech about homophobia 34
7:51 PM — Irish drag artist Panti Bliss has delivered a jaw-dropping follow-up to her viral speech about homophobia.