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Drag Queens, Labor Rights, and the Cruel Power Dynamics of Gay Nightlife

Drag Queens, Labor Rights, and the Cruel Power Dynamics of Gay Nightlife

In less than a decade, drag has gone from late-night sideshow act to mainstream art, covered in the world’s most esteemed publications. A queer renaissance — heralded by shifting social norms, changing fashion trends, and one particularly notable TV show — is creating an entertainment boom that bars, nightclubs, and programming managers are eager to […]

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How Did Vodka Become the Spirit of Pride?

How Did Vodka Become the Spirit of Pride?

June is here and, for many in the LGBTQ community and those who support them, that means Pride Month. Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Pride Month, known simply as Pride Month, is celebrated each June to commemorate the 1969 Stonewall riots in Manhattan. Now in its 31st year, Pride Month is known by many for […]

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