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Live from Drag Kingdom: How I Discovered my Purpose as The King Coach block 13 drag drag king empowerment feminist kings of joy lgbtqia+ making a difference performance queer the king coach Jun 09, 2023

**Special announcement** 

Tickets are now on sale for Kings of Joy’s Pride edition of Drag Kingdom! With 30+ Drag Kings performing and 10% of all proceeds going to our LGBT refugee friends living in Block 13, Kakuma, Kenya this will be a night to remember. 

Thurs 29 June -...

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Self-Cultivation for Queer Bodies empowerment lgbtqia+ queer queer tantra relationships trans Jun 02, 2023

Every moment you invest in yourself is filling your cup. When you pour goodness and kindness into yourself you are juicing up your soul. It’s like priming the soil to receive all of the universe’s abundance that is ready and waiting for you.

To cultivate the self is to grow, to...

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How to buy a binder that fits drag king kings of joy lgbtqia+ queer the king coach trans Jun 01, 2023

If you are planning to get into the world of Drag Kings, chances are you have heard about chest binding. Binding is the process of flattening your chest to achieve a more masculine or non-binary appearance. It may be something you want to do as a Drag King while performing to capture a more...

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Divine Androgyny & the Power of Integration empowerment energy gender queer queer tantra yoga May 26, 2023

Androgyny is the combination of masculine and feminine characteristics into an ambiguous form. And yet some people define androgyny as the state of being neither specifically feminine or masculine. So which is it? 

One of the things I love about androgyny is that it leaves people with...

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Why Ru Paul is my guru, not my saviour drag drag king empowerment kings of joy lgbtqia+ queer the king coach May 26, 2023

Ru Paul. A household name. His empire stretches across the galaxy and can be watched through Ru Paul’s Drag Race in many cultures. Drag Queen Entertainment has become a spectacular global sport. And it’s fabulous.

Many in the Drag King community have criticised Ru Paul for not...

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Queer Culture at its Finest: The Kings of Joy Meets Qtopia Museum drag king kings of joy lgbtqia+ performance queer queers of joy the king coach May 19, 2023

Qtopia Sydney is Australia’s first dedicated Queer Museum. Imagine walking into a Queer Museum designed for education, memory and celebration. In 5 years' time, school groups and groups of colleagues will bustle through learning about our unique and diverse LGBTQIA+ histories. There will...

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Nothing But Love: Embracing Your Queer Feminine Energy #dancebreak empowerment energy feminist gender lgbtqia+ queer queer tantra May 12, 2023

There has been so much written about feminine energy by straight women. You could spend a whole lifetime wading through the thinking, books and art that have been produced. I want to talk about divine feminine energy within a queer context.

As with all gender energies, the gender you were...

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How to cultivate masculine energy energy gender gift to the world habits human magnetism queer tantra May 06, 2023

Gender only exists in language. And it’s made up by humans.

Gender refers to the social and cultural roles, attitudes, behaviors, and expectations associated with being a ‘man’ or a ‘woman’.  It is a social construct and can vary across different cultures and...

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Make your Drag King Come Alive on Stage drag drag king energy gender human magnetism kings of joy kings of joy all-stars lgbtqia+ performance queer queer tantra yoga May 01, 2023

Why are some people able to shoot off straight after Kings of Joy Gold Stars and go solo while others are not sure what to do next or even where to start?

I’m Danica Lani, the King Coach and I’ve proudly mentored 78 first-time Drag Kings through Kings of Joy since December 2020.

I...

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Blinded? How narrative can help you see choreography drag king gender kings of joy lgbtqia+ performance queers of joy the king coach Apr 27, 2023

Do you remember a moment when you froze in front of a group of people? You might have been standing in front of your classroom as a kid or even on stage in a school play. In the split second of this experience, we make a decision. I’m never doing that again. And we don’t. We stop...

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Feeling Stressed and Out of Balance? It Might Be Your Gender Identity energy gender queer queer tantra relationships yoga Apr 21, 2023

I’m standing in the kitchen, a dropped plate on the floor, staring at my hand. There’s quite a cut on my palm and it’s starting to bleed. This is my wake-up call.

Whenever I injure myself, I take it as a reminder that I’m not present. And that I need to get present...

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But why Drag? 10 ways drag can make you a more rounded human. drag drag king kings of joy lgbtqia+ queer queer tantra Apr 20, 2023

Imagine a place, a safe place, among people who get you on some level, who perhaps have a similar lived experience... imagine gathering together, week after week to lean into and explore gender. It's what I recommend in all my queer tantra workshops. Lean into a variety of gender expressions....

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