Drag Queens

I Took My Mom to a Drag Show...and She Loved it!

Hallae Khosravi | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Living
Hallae Khosravi

My mother is going to a drag show next week. And I'm not the one dragging her there. This past summer I was lucky enough to catch Jinkx Monsoon, the most recent winner of RuPaul's Drag Race, in her cabaret show The Vaudevillians. So lucky, in fact, that I saw the show twice in the week I was there. I even dragged my mother along to the second viewing in order to score VIP seats. Mom's an OBGYN in her fifties and would much prefer a British mystery series to live theatre, but when The Vaudevillians ended that night I realized something: she had been quiet throughout the performance.

Stars Say 'Good Riddance Bigots' To Critics Of Gay-Celebratory New Video

HuffPost Canada Music | Jason MacNeil | Posted 07.08.2013 | Canada Music

Stars' singer Torquil Campbell took aim at naysayers today after receiving some negative remarks on the band's Facebook page about the new video for ...

PREMIERE: Stars Celebrate Love and Drag Queens In New Video

The Huffington Post | Joshua Ostroff | Posted 06.26.2013 | Canada Music

Stars latest album "The North" came out last fall, and this video for their electro-pop epic 'Hold On When You Get Love And Let Go When You Give It' w...

Anything Girls Can Do, I Can Do Better

Donald D'Haene | Posted 03.11.2013 | Canada Living
Donald D'Haene

At 17 I just enjoyed reversing the gender stereotypes of my peers. I was raised in a hierarchal, conservative area (read: small-town Ontario) in the 1960s. I recall a girl sitting behind me in my Gr. 12 business class piping up, "Boys cannot be secretaries!" Personally, I thought, was she for real?