Tag Archives: Drag

First Semester, First Drag Show

Walking into the club proved to be an experience in and of itself, and opening the door to an array of lights and music resonating through the room only added to the ambiance of Ego. The first thing I saw was the dancer on stage, performing in the early drag...

On the Changing Place of LGBT Rights in Cuba

“This is the most inclusive place in Cuba,” says Alex, who has been working at El Mejunje (the mixture) for over twenty years. El Mejunje, which is located in the provincial city of Santa Clara, was the first bar in Cuba to fly the gay pride flag and continues to...

Performing Gender: Providence’s Drag Scene

Most areas that interest me I tend to approach from an aggressively intellectual perspective that borders (or is firmly on the wrong side of) pretension. Drag shows are no exception, which is why it was particularly interesting to compare my thoughts about drag in general to those I had when...