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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

Photo credit: Jamie James

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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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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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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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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How we pay it forward in Kings of Joy drag drag king kings of joy lgbtqia+ queer the king coach Nov 03, 2022

It all started when I got a call from Jim Junkie, our loveable, local Drag King Fitness Influencer.

Jim (Becks Blake) said to me,

“I loved being part of that first group of Kings of Joy with all first-time Drag Kings. I wasn't sure if I would ever get to find a creative community...

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Kings of Joy podcast interview with Trans Mission: sharing joy with LGBTQ refugees anti-racism block 13 drag king kings of joy lgbtqia+ making a difference music podcast queer queers of joy the king coach trans Oct 03, 2022

Danica Lani 0:00
Hello, and welcome my friends. Welcome to my podcast. My name is Danica Lani. I am the King Coach, also known as Daddy Joy and Mother of Drag Kings. And today I am thrilled, absolutely over the moon to introduce you to Trans Mission.

Trans Mission 0:19
Hi. Thank you so much for...

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Who's your (Drag) Daddy? choreography drag king kings of joy lgbtqia+ performance queer the king coach Sep 26, 2022

Midsumma Carnival 15 Jan, 2012 (L-R Danica Lani, Rocco D'Amore, Lucy Berry & Alison Shirley.) Photo by Alison Bennett

My Drag King apprenticeship really began in the salon chair. Rocco D'Amore was my hairstylist for many years - and my Drag Daddy. We discussed everything from representation...

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Live from Drag Kingdom #1 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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What?! Kings of Joy T-shirts! block 13 drag king kings of joy kings of joy all-stars lgbtqia+ making a difference queer the king coach Aug 16, 2022

This Thurs 18th August is our inaugural, never been done before night of Drag Kingdom, bringing together the groups of Kings of Joy in an epic night of boi bands.

And as another first, we are releasing our very first, brand new Kings of Joy t-shirts designed by King of Joy, Toby aka Martin Van...

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Kings of Joy podcast interview with Kaizer: bringing your whole self drag king kings of joy lgbtqia+ podcast queer queers of joy the king coach Jul 20, 2022

Danica Lani 0:01
Hello and welcome everyone. My name is Danica Lani. I am the King Coach aka Mother of Drag Kings aka Daddy Joy, aka Dario DiBello. And I am here today on the podcast and welcoming my very special guest Kaizer!

Kiki aka Kaizer 0:25
Hello, guten tag Danica, how are you doing?

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Podcast interview No Milk In My T with Max & Marie drag king gift to the world kings of joy lgbtqia+ making a difference podcast queer queers of joy the king coach trans Jun 27, 2022

Danica Lani 0:01
Hello and welcome everyone. My name is Danica Lani. I'm the King Coach, Daddy Joy, the Mother of Drag Kings, and this is my podcast. Today I'm really, really excited to welcome Max and Marie from No Milk In My Tea and Kings of Joy. Yay. And the pooch in the background.

 

Max...

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