14th December 2014
US: Woman arrested for dressing her son in girl’s clothing ‘as a punishment’ 25
2:20 PM — A woman has been arrested for dressing her 10-year-old son in girl's clothing, allegedly as a "punishment" for bad behaviour.
7th December 2014
Councillors launch bid to re-open drag venue Madame JoJo’s 2
3:19 PM — Labour councillors have launched a bid to save iconic Soho drag and cabaret club Madame JoJo's from being demolished.
Stephen Fry presents ‘Person of the Year’ award to drag queen Panti Bliss 5
12:05 PM — Irish drag queen activist Panti Bliss has picked up a Person of the Year award.
3rd December 2014
Irish PM goes for a drink in Dublin gay bar 9
1:38 PM — Ireland's Taoiseach has visited a popular Dublin gay bar.
29th November 2014
Ireland: Drag queen activist tipped to win ‘Person of the Year’ award 8
3:02 PM — An Irish drag queen who made a defiant speech about equality is tipped to pick up a 'Person of the Year' award.
24th November 2014
Iconic London drag venue Madame JoJo’s closes after losing license 16
5:33 PM — London drag and cabaret club Madame JoJo's has possibly closed for good - after its license was revoked following a "serious incident of disorder".
9th November 2014
Listen: Eurovision diva Conchita Wurst releases first new single 6
3:55 PM — Eurovision drag artist Conchita Wurst has released her first new track since winning the contest earlier this year.
31st October 2014
Drag artist ‘punched to floor’ in brutal Soho attack 33
5:57 PM — A gay drag artist has alleged he was attacked outside a nightclub in London because of his sexuality.
Watch: Starbucks launches ad featuring drag queens 30
12:01 PM — Coffee chain Starbucks has launched a new ad campaign featuring two prominent drag artists.
26th October 2014
RuPaul: We can’t use the T-word anymore, so I’m saying ‘granny’ instead 39
2:58 PM — Drag artist RuPaul has joked about being banned from using "the T-word" - and says she will use the word "granny" instead.
Drag queen: Irish broadcaster RTE threw me under the bus over Catholic homophobe row 5
2:30 PM — Drag artist Panti Bliss has lashed out as Irish state broadcaster RTE, after it paid a settlement to a Catholic lobbying group she accused of being "homophobes".
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 9
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 24
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.