Category Archives: queer

Songs: 4 (all-ballroom edition)

Jennifer Lopez feat. Jack Mizrahi, “Tens” (A.K.A., 2014)JLo vogues with ballroom MC Jack Mizrahi riding shotgun, and it works. She pays tribute to many of the classic ballroom houses and wisely lets Mizrahi do much of the heavy lifting. But … Continue reading

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Moving pictures: THE QUEEN (1968)

God bless Kino Lorber, the arthouse film company responsible for the 4K restoration and re-release of 1968’s The Queen, an incredibly important documentary about the 1967 Miss All-American Camp Beauty Pageant. It’s important specifically for what it documents: a drag … Continue reading

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“Queer as in ‘Fuck You'”: A Pride playlist

126 songs in my iTunes version, 108 in this Spotify version. I expected things to be missing; what surprised me is what’s here, from Kevin Aviance’s “Cunty” (a ballroom classic) to the song that gives this playlist its name, Dog … Continue reading

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