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The Power of Boundaries: Why Saying "No" Can Feel So Good empowerment lgbtqia+ queer queer tantra relationships Apr 06, 2023

 Hey there, breathtaking human! Today, we're going to talk about something that's close to my heart – integrity and sex. As part of the LGBTQIA+ community, we know that sex can be complicated, but it's essential to approach it with honesty, respect, and love. So, let's dive in!

Have...

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The magic of being a first-time Drag King drag drag king gender kings of joy lgbtqia+ performance queer the king coach Mar 30, 2023

Being a first-time Drag King can be a transformative and empowering experience. My first time performing as a Drag King in 2011 in Melbourne certainly was. And later in Sydney when a mutual friend and Drag King, That Guy Steve, introduced me and Chris, it was while performing in a Drag King...

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Staying sane in the face of public hate empowerment feminist gender lgbtqia+ queer trans yoga Mar 23, 2023

First comes the shock - especially when it's unexpected. You're scrolling along on socials and boom - there's a post that shows you firsthand the nazi salute made by a tiny group of self-proclaimed neo-nazis holding a hateful sign aimed at people who are trans. No, not in America. Here in...

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Queer self-care after Sydney WorldPride empowerment habits lgbtqia+ queer queer tantra the king coach Mar 18, 2023

Was anyone else completely exhausted by Fair Day with WorldPride? In Sydney we were hosting the Sydney WorldPride event. Normally you have Mardi Gras and that's a great festival. This year we had WorldPride, which was like Mardi Gras on steroids. It was epic. There were events,...

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The secret sauce to queer tantra queer tantra Mar 11, 2023

What is it that takes everyday intimacy from everyday to tantric? There is one fundamental and integral secret ingredient...

So what is reverence?

Reverence is a feeling or attitude of deep respect, awe, and admiration towards something or someone believed to be sacred, holy, or deserving of...

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Why Drag Kings don’t need toxic masculinity drag king gender kings of joy the king coach Mar 10, 2023

Are you sick of experiences of toxic masculinity, where masculine expression comes out sideways in impactful and harmful ways? 

Yeah, me too. That's why, at Kings of Joy, we don't do representations of toxic masculinity onstage. It could be really easy to invent a Drag King character who is...

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Physical body vs Energetic body queer tantra Mar 02, 2023

We are most familiar with our physical body. Why? It's what we can see, hear, taste, touch and smell. 

The ancient yogis recognised that we have a physical body, and we also have an energetic body - It sits about 10 cm above our physical body.

It may have a different shape than your physical...

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Whatchya packin'? drag king kings of joy performance queers of joy the king coach Mar 02, 2023

What do you get when you put 6 first-time Drag Kings together on stage with some synchronised moves and secret packing? A consciousness-raising men's group of course!

Our newest Kings of Joy XII Gold Stars made their debut at Queers of Joy last Thursday 23 Feb at the Red Rattler to an...

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You are not alone queer tantra Feb 27, 2023

There is a phenomenon that happens in many kinds of relationships, but in same-sex attraction, it can happen in a particular way. And it requires a different approach to transform it.

Although it's not talked about much, it is known as queer or lesbian bed death and if you've ever experienced it,...

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Drag King Royalty is coming to town: Hugo Grrrl drag king kings of joy lgbtqia+ performance the king coach Feb 20, 2023

One of the joys of living in the host city of Sydney WorldPride is welcoming our international siblings, including Drag King Royalty, Hugo Grrrl from Aotearoa, New Zealand. Kings of Joy is proud to announce a Drag Worksop with Hugo Grrrl on Sat 4th March, 11-2 pm at our Palace at The Working Kind...

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You were born this way queer tantra Feb 10, 2023

Some things are an inside job that no one else can do for you. They are a gift that you give yourself. No one else can give it to you.

No, I’m not talking about self-love (although, if you can't love yourself, how in the hell you gonna love somebody else? Thank you RuPaul)

No, I’m not...

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What to wear to a Drag King pyjama party block 13 drag king kings of joy performance Feb 09, 2023

I have a confession. I secretly want to see what Drag Kings wear as sleepwear.

So when granted the opportunity for Kings of Joy to host a live stream viewing of the Sydney WorldPride Live & Proud Opening Ceremony my mind went straight to the bedroom. I thought, 'Why stay home and watch the...

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