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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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Lessons from a water balloon fight diary empowerment habits human family Oct 10, 2022

It's a beautiful spring day in Sydney, full of sunshine and the heady aroma of newly blossoming jasmine. My daughter and I decide to take our puppy, Luna to the park. There's a mix of communities in our local park and today was no exception. Spotting some kids who go to the same primary school,...

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Showing up powerfully in a photoshoot #dancebreak drag king empowerment kings of joy kings of joy all-stars show ponies Sep 19, 2022

[From top L to R: Bobs Bulges, Max Mews the Ultimate Cat Daddy, Martin Van Tasmal, Randy Rootrat, Danica Lani, Chase Cocks, Hank E Panky, Dumblewhore, Cyber Prince.]

Have you ever done a photoshoot? Maybe you loved it, maybe you resisted it, maybe the very idea of it just freaks you...

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Drag Kingdom block 13 choreography drag king empowerment gift to the world kings of joy kings of joy all-stars lgbtqia+ making a difference performance queer the king coach Aug 31, 2022

Live from Drag Kingdom!

Chris aka Chase Cocks 0:00
You know, I could talk about this whole thing all night but I think we would probably be best to hear it from the choreographer, the creator of Kings of Joy, my wife, Danica Lani…

Danica Lani 0:11
Now I’m gonna cry…

Danica...

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Am I speaking your language? empowerment habits human family queer tantra Jul 26, 2022

When it comes to language, I assume that everyone speaks the same language as I do. I'm not talking about English as a language. I'm talking about the words I use where I assume anyone else I'm talking to has the same understanding and application of that word.

And if they don't, they have to...

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Are you an Introvert, Extrovert or Ambivert? diary empowerment energy habits human family May 31, 2022

Where do you get your energy from? Simply put, introverts get their energy from spending time alone. Imagine curling up with a good book under a minky blanket and a cup of tea. On the other hand, extroverts get their energy from being social and interacting with other people. Picture a weekend...

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Bye, bye, bye... (boobies) choreography drag king empowerment kings of joy lgbtqia+ making a difference performance queer the king coach trans May 13, 2022

Photo credit: Sarah Malone

Gender affirming surgery has been raised in political commentary leading up to Australia's federal election with current Prime Minister Scott Morrison helping spread alarmist views and misinformation about this topic, alongside one of his colleagues. 

Less than a...

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Do one thing a day that scares you drag king empowerment lgbtqia+ performance queer the king coach May 06, 2022

Photo credit: Sarah Malone @sierramalevich

I have something deep to share with you this week. On Saturday night at Temple, I took fate into my own hands and... walked my first (mini) ball.

I've seen balls here in Syndey - Sissy Ball has been fabulous, but my very first ball was when I was living...

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Am I nervous or excited? drag king empowerment kings of joy lgbtqia+ performance queer show ponies the king coach Apr 11, 2022

To perform in front of a crowd can bring on a mix of emotions from terror and nerves to elation and exhilaration. Recently, our 6-year-old made her debut marching in Rainbow Families at Sydney's Gay & Lesbian Mardi Gras. One morning, she remembered the squishy earplugs that have lived under...

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Being present in a big way empowerment gift to the world human magnetism performance the four pillars the king coach yoga Apr 04, 2022

Being 100% at home in your own skin is one of the four pillars of being empowered through the body. Without this experience, we are often not present, not quite here, distracted, and ultimately disconnected. Social anxiety rises, self-doubt or imposter syndrome creeps in and life passes by in a...

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Time for a reset empowerment habits yoga Mar 28, 2022

Each morning when we wake up, we have been granted a brand new day. This day is not the same day as yesterday. It's not like any other day we've lived before. Why? Because we've never lived today. But that's not how we typically wake up. Here we go, same old, same old. It can feel like groundhog...

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