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Kings of Joy podcast interview with Slaychuan Peppa: being true to who you are drag king kings of joy lgbtqia+ podcast queer queers of joy the king coach Jun 23, 2022

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Hello, welcome everyone. I'm Danica Lani. And this is my podcast and blog and the Kings of Joy episodes. So I'm here today with Slaychuan Peppa.

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Hello.

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Aka Kit! And I've known Kit for a little while now having been their King Coach....

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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

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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. 

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

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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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Kings of Joy podcast interview with Jim Junkie: Reaching your max potential drag king kings of joy performance podcast queer the king coach Apr 28, 2022

Danica: Hello and welcome, my name is Danica Lani and this is my blog. Yeah! I am the King Coach among other things and today, I’m hoping to interview Jim Junkie… Are you there Jim?

Jim: What? Oh – oh… Hey, hey legend – hey, how are ya?

Danica: Hi! Thanks for...

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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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#FeministFridays podcast interview with Sarah Liberty block 13 human family kings of joy lgbtqia+ making a difference media queer queers of joy show ponies somatic coach the king coach yoga Feb 23, 2022

In this 30 minute episode of Feminist Fridays, Sarah Liberty interviews me about where I grew up and my early influences (hey Janet!). I talk about being an artist first and learning entrepreneurial skills later in life. We cover what started my dance career, what inspires me to get out of bed in...

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Learning someone's choreography? Don't do this! choreography drag king kings of joy kings of joy all-stars show ponies the king coach Nov 24, 2021

I've been a dancer since I was 5 years old. There I was, standing outside the hall, peering in at all the other 5-year-old girls. I don't think I'd seen so many other girls my age in the one place at the one time. I was not going in there. So what happened? The teacher's aide promised me...

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5 reasons having a persona works on stage empowerment kings of joy kings of joy all-stars queer show ponies the king coach Nov 17, 2021

Many professional performers use the tool of a created persona to enhance their performance skills and elevate their presence on stage. Beyonce shares freely about the creation of her performance persona, Sascha Fierce. "Usually when I hear the crowd, when I put on my stilettos, the moment right...

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Get this drag off me! What can happen after a Drag King show drag king kings of joy lgbtqia+ queer the king coach Nov 02, 2021

Many people have heard of Drag Queens, but when I mention Drag Kings, there’s a moment. A pause. Often there’s not even a flicker of recognition. And so I always start with, “You’ve heard of a Drag Queen, right? Well, a Drag King is a woman dressing up as a man.” I...

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