Call It By Its Name: Homophobia in Film Casting

There are endless click-bait articles circulating online with titles like, “Should Straight Actors Be Allowed to Play Gay Roles?” but they are asking the wrong question. In fact, the entire question surrounding “Casting Gay Roles” needs to be reframed. We...

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Halal Bae: Queen of Outsiders

Halal Bae doesn’t fit in. They don’t fit the gender binary, they didn’t fit in growing up in Kuwait and they don’t fit into Western culture or the alternative drag scene. Faced with this predicament, the gender performer non-professionally known...

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“Canada’s Drag Race” announces Season 2

It’s official! The ever-so-popular reality competition bonanza known as Canada’s Drag Race has finally announced a second season! And not only have they started casting, but the show is also scheduled to air this year! In 2021! With four Queens...

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The hard-fought legacy of Martha Wash

You know Martha Wash from her hit 1983 single, It’s Raining Men, a powerhouse anthem she sang as ½ of her former group, The Weather Girls, but do you really know her story? Wash has re-released her newest album Love...

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