Drag Pride: Linda Simpson’s Classic NYC Drag Photos, feat. RuPaul, Lady Bunny & More! WATCH!

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Just in time for Gay Pride weekend, NYC Drag Legend Linda Simpson is guiding us all through the annals of drag herstory with her classic "Drag Explosion" photos of the hey-day (gay-day?) of Gotham's drag boom in the late 1980s-early 1990s. Get into her prance down memory lane ... See the Rest

#DragHerstory: Catholic College Refuses Permission For Student Drag Show

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The Gender and Sexuality Alliance Club at St Thomas Aquinas College in New York wanted to put on a drag show featuring students, with a "professional" queen hosting. The initial application and funding was approved, but later refused by school officials. University president ... See the Rest

To Do in LA: Check Out Linda Simpon’s “Drag Explosion” TONIGHT

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“I’m not a photographer," drag legend Linda Simpson recently told Frontiers magazine, "but by sheer luck I managed to get some really great photos. I was one of the few people taking photos for fun [20 years ago], so I was able to document things that weren’t very well ... See the Rest

First time outside of NYC! Linda Simpson’s “The Drag Explosion” on April 3rd in West Hollywood!

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On Friday, April 3rd, at 7:30pm, at the West Hollywood Council Chambers, famous NYC drag legend Linda Simpson is going to be presenting her slideshow extravaganza, “The Drag Explosion,” featuring photos she took of NYC’s momentous drag scene of the late 1980s and early ‘90s. It’s ... See the Rest

Instagram-a-thon: 114 Amazing Snaps From Halloween ’14

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Yes, it's my Instagram feed from Halloween. I decided to stay in at my place in the country, avoiding Manhattan altogether. I watched the 41st Annual Village Halloween Parade on NY1 (frightening to admit, but I've lived in NYC for 34 of those!) The Omen (good remake from '06, ... See the Rest

Monday Dilema: Brenda Bergman & David Ilku’s Salon Saloon OR Linda Simpson’s Drag Explosion?

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Tonight is another edition of Salon Saloon. I'll miss this one, as I'm upstate. But how could I decide whether to go to this or Linda Simpson's Fabulous Drag Explosion which is in the East Village exactly at the same time? If you're in town you've got a tough decision. Below is ... See the Rest

Linda Simpson on Drag in the ’90s

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Linda Simpson, the Boswell of Drag, spoke to The Cut about the evolution of the New York drag scene in the late '80s and '90s and about her exhibition of photographs, spanning from 1987 to 1996, titled “The Drag Explosion.” ... See the Rest

Only In New York: We Are Fam-il-y, Part II

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So, Thursday night was the second installment of Nora Burn's New York Stories at the Stonewall Inn. I was lucky enough to be in attendance, as well as tell of my own little slice of Big Apple pie. The lineup (other than yours truly) was pretty legendary, as was the audience, who ... See the Rest