Rahim Thawer
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Social worker and community activist based in Toronto, ON. He works in the HIV-sector doing HIV/STI testing, counselling, and anti-oppression/cultural competency training for service providers. He's also a counsellor at the 519 Church Street Community Centre and an active organizer with Salaam: Queer Muslim Community and Ismaili Queers: Advocates for Pluralism.

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Did This Drag Queen Go Too Far?

(48) Comments | Posted December 18, 2012 | 11:20 AM

I've always thought drag was beautiful; inherently radical, expressive, fun, campy...recently I went to Woody's and saw Toronto's famous drag queen Donnarama performing "When I Grow Up" (Pussycat Dolls) and "Firework" (Katy Perry) in what she thinks passes as a burka, a bindi (which doesn't make sense but OK), and...

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