Reviews

28 July 2019

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5 Reasons why Cape Town is the Drag Capital of SA

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So here’s a question that needs answering: Which city in South Africa has the best drag culture? Having just recently relocated from Pretoria to Cape Town, I was surprised at how much drag there is in this city. Now I’ve come to believe that Cape Town must surely be the drag capital of the country. […]

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11 July 2019

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REVIEW: Triumph of a Mormon Boy

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In South Africa, we know all about growing up religious and gay. We know how much homophobia comes from the church and many of us have stories of religion deceiving us to believe we were “curable”. How many gay men like me married a woman hoping against hope we would become “normal”? How many children […]

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1 March 2019

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Cape Town Drags all night long (Part 2)

Written by on 1 March 2019

In Part 1 of this review, I was at the Raptor room to see new drag performer Eevee Kiddo. It did not go well. I then minced around the block to the Zero21 Social Club to attend the performance of Morgan McMichaels, winner of RuPaul’s Drag Race Season 2 and  All Stars 3. She was supported […]

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28 February 2019

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Cape Town Drags all night long (Part 1)

Written by on 28 February 2019

I am not a particularly big fan of drag shows, specifically in this era of RuPaul’s Drag Race, as I grew up in the eighties with irreverent, funny drag that was part of a very deep and hidden subculture. Watching RuPaul’s Drag Race has been sort of fun for me, but I must admit to […]

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