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Listen to Tracey “Africa” Norman talk about her legendary modeling career on the LGBTQ&A podcast

Photo Credit Getty Images for GLAAD By Jeffrey Masters, Guest Contributor | GLAAD.org February 2, 2021 After being discovered by famed photographer Irving Penn at a casting for Italian Vogue, Tracey “Africa” Norman’s modeling career began to skyrocket. In […]

Pageant Personalties & Performance Artists

Up Close & Personal with Kalil Valentino

Photo Credit Tony Lowe Kalil Valentino is one of the most talented performance artist in the pageantry system.  Valentino has been performing since an early age when his mother enrolled him and twin brother in […]

Authors of Note

‘Butch Queens Up in Pumps: Gender Performance and Ballroom Culture in Detroit’ by Marlon M. Bailey

By Lambda Literary Foundation Author: Chase Dimock February 22, 2014 For most of the lgbt community, knowledge of Ballroom culture in America begins and ends with Jennie Livingston’s 1990 documentary Paris is Burning. While the film’s […]

Legends & Icons

Being Clay Cane

Writer, composer and performance artist Clay Cane has been showing the stuff he’s made of ever since he was 10 years-old.  From an early age the NY/NJ area resident developed a precocious spirit as he […]

Pageant Personalties & Performance Artists

Over The Rainbow

Re-Published from Spring 2006 When they are not performing, the Men of Rainbow (“MOR”) spends countless hours planning and perfecting their act. Although they find time to relax somehow elements of their outside projects are […]