drag queens

17 Nov 2021

SF Chinatown Showgirl Cynthia ‘Empress’ Yee Is A Living Legend

“I think people come to Chinatown because they expect a Disneyland atmosphere,” Cynthia Yee says. “When they see it’s just a neighborhood, a community with restaurants and daily life, they wonder.” Yee is a tour guide with the award-winning Chinatown Magic Tours, but she was once herself at the center of

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22 Jan 2021

San Francisco May Have a New Office of ‘Drag Laureate’

Well this is absolutely delightful! San Francisco is considering creating the office of Drag Laureate. Yesterday on SF Gate, Peter-Astrid Kane (also a contributor to this website) wrote that the “Bay Area Reporter noted the idea was one of many in S.F.’s ‘LGBTQ+ Cultural Heritage Strategy,’ a 2018 report that was revised

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08 Nov 2021

How to Get $300+ Worth of Free Stuff at Rad Bay Area Restaurants

I am extremely excited to announce the release of The Delicious Card! Delicious cardholders get awesome deals at over 37 delectable Bay Area eateries! Membership is a great way to explore new places, support local businesses, AND support local journalism. And all you gotta do is join the Broke-Ass Stuart Patreon for $10

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22 Nov 2019

Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence Hosting Benefit for Victims of Castro Fires

Join the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence, Grand Duchess Migitte Nielsen, and Oasis on Thanksgiving Eve to help provide assistance to all friends & families who got affected by the recent fires in the Castro. A large fire broke out across from the historic Castro Theatre early Saturday morning, injuring two people

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21 Mar 2019

Over 100 Drag Kings & Queens To Perform in Oakland

Via – Mama Celeste (aka Grey Tartaglione) The Bay Area Drag Festival is Coming Back to Oakland From Friday April 26th to Sunday April 28th, over one hundred drag kings, queens, and queer performers from the Bay Area and beyond will come together for the second annual Oaklash Drag Festival. Organized by

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18 Mar 2019

This Drag Queen Purim Cabaret at the CJM Sounds Fabulous

There are few things San Franciscans love more than putting on costumes and partying. Luckily, there’s a Jewish holiday for that. It’s called Purim – basically the Jewish Halloween – and it’s about time everyone (Jews and non-Jews alike) found out how awesome it is.

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04 Mar 2019

Help BAS Get a Brooklyn Nightlife Award!

I’ve spent the last year interviewing the most fascinating and fabulous drag queens in NYC, particularly Brooklyn. Brooklyn queens are fierce, adventurous and are re-defining drag. I’ve been able to share the stories of drag queens, drag kings and everything in between (and there’s a LOT in between). They are

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19 Feb 2019

Meet The 46 Year Old School Teacher Who Became A Drag Queen

There is no shortage of drag queens in NYC. You can’t throw a rock without hitting some twink in a dress who thinks he’s got what it takes to shantay down the runway just because he’s seen every season of Ru Paul’s Drag Race while practicing YouTube makeup tutorials. There’s a difference,

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15 Oct 2018

The Broke Ass Drag Show Is Coming To NYC

Broke-Ass Stuart loves drag queens and drag queens love Broke-Ass Stuart, so it was only a matter of time before we joined forces on a glitter covered stage. For the better part of 2018 we’ve been profiling the best drag queens in New York City. From the edgiest queens in

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