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5 ways to amplify BIPOC voices in Drag anti-racism drag drag king kings of joy making a difference queer the king coach Jan 28, 2023

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This article is written by a white person predominately for other non-BIPOC people to talk about racially problematic assumptions and approaches, particularly within the well-meaning educated community of leftist, alternative and so-called politically aware ideologies. I...

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By god, I'm bi-gender! drag drag king empowerment energy human magnetism lgbtqia+ queer queer tantra Jan 20, 2023

If you're anything like me, growing up in Australia, we were handed one of two genders. And it wasn't a choice. When we were born, it was declared, it's a boy! or it's a girl! (Imagine if there was a less prescriptive declaration made: It's a human!) Being assigned female or male meant that you...

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How to make this new year YOUR year! empowerment habits Jan 12, 2023

Have you ever had the feeling at the end of another year that even though you may have had a great New Year's Eve things just feel the same? Nothing has really changed? Even if you had a lousy NYE, things just feel normal the next day. Every day, the same as before. (Be proud, put your hand up if...

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How to Powerfully Manifest your New Year empowerment habits Jan 04, 2023

My mission is to empower LGBTQIA+ people to feel good in the body using dance, yoga and tantra so that we can be 100% at home in our own skin. But left to my own devices, you'll find me pottering around the house finding new ways to organise and store things. I am my own Marie Kondo.

Thankfully,...

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Podcast interview on LGBTI Conversations
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Podcast interview on LGBTI Conversations block 13 drag king kings of joy lgbtqia+ making a difference media podcast queers of joy the king coach yoga Dec 27, 2022

Hosted by Anthony Doick, LGBTI Conversations Podcast draws you deeper into the life story of someone you may, or may not, have heard about – someone who has seen and done amazing things within the LGBTI community for around the Globe.

In talking with Anthony, I share about growing up in a...

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Making waves at the Rainbow Wave Festival drag drag king lgbtqia+ queer the king coach trans Dec 23, 2022

When Caitlin from the Rainbow Wave Festival and Jade from Deep in Drag, the afterparty contacted me with a bold request to travel down to Bega, NSW during my busiest two weeks of the year, there was a reason I said yes.

I grew up in a small country town, Everton in North East Victoria, pop.374...

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The ripples of Drag Kingdom block 13 drag king kings of joy kings of joy all-stars lgbtqia+ making a difference the king coach Dec 15, 2022

Whenever we gather together, it's powerful. Things happen that were not going to happen anyway. From new connections to standing ovations, at Drag Kingdom we celebrated the end of the year together as the Kings of Joy community.

From this one night, here's the impact we made:

  • 30 Kings of Joy...
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Drag Kingdom. 30 Drag Kings. 1 stage. anti-racism block 13 choreography drag king kings of joy kings of joy all-stars lgbtqia+ making a difference performance queer the king coach Dec 06, 2022

Drag Kingdom on 8 December brings together the Kings of Joy community in an end-of-year performance night that is the biggest Drag King event of the year. Topped only by our first Drag Kingdom in August. With 30 Drag Kings performing, it's a celebration of the uplifting community we are part of...

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When Kindness Works: a new partnership kings of joy lgbtqia+ the king coach Nov 28, 2022

I'm standing in the events space at the back of The Working Kind Collective and the founder of Bambuddha Group, Anna Sheppard is waving her hand enthusiastically towards the wall which will soon have mirrors installed for our new rehearsal and workshop space for Kings of Joy. She turns to me...

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My most epic on-stage fail - and what I learned choreography empowerment performance Nov 21, 2022

I’m in Monterey, California, US on stage in front of 800 people from around the world attending a conference on global transformation. 80 people are dotted around the audience with flashlights. I move around on stage, imagining myself as a conductor, directing those 80 people to stand up...

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How to be a Trans Ally empowerment lgbtqia+ queer trans Nov 14, 2022

I identify as a lesbian and my gender expression is bi-gender, which means 'both', or the 'all of it.' I have a physical body that's female and an energetic body that is male. I married a lesbian who is now non-binary trans-masc. I'm here to talk about my top five tips for how to be an ally this...

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Block 13 & Chris Lani-McAllister on The Guilty Feminist podcast anti-racism block 13 feminist lgbtqia+ making a difference queers of joy Nov 08, 2022

I'm a feminist, but... when Chris woke me from a deep sleep at 4 am whispering, "Deborah Frances-White said you too!", all I could muster was, "Jesus." All my body wanted to do was rest and fight off my flu symptoms. As I lay there, semi-conscious, hearing Chris start the shower, I had one...

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