On her debut solo tour, the Drag Race winner's conceptual lip syncs are sometimes undermined by obvious visuals Read more


As drag hits the mainstream – and increasingly straight crowds flock to drag events for morning mimosas – the local drag scene is finding new ways to expand Read more



Samuel Engelking

NOW's Readers' Choice 2019 cover star dishes on her meteoric rise in the city's drag scene Read more


Production will begin this fall on Drag Race Canada and the series will air on OUTtv and streaming service Crave Read more

Latest News & Features

Big Freedia

Samuel Engelking

After a tumultuous year that saw Pride teeter on the brink of insolvency, organizers have planned a scaled down, more locally focused festival Read more


Film about the popular Drag Race contestant and folk musician sets up intriguing dramatic tension that doesn't quite pay off Read more


Nashville-based Brooke Lynn Hytes has been cast on season 11 of the popular reality competition Read more

Latest News & Features

Drag musical set in 90s Toronto drops its glittery balls Read more


Catherine Hernandez, Monét X Change, Elvira Kurt, Anders Yates and others on Pride fails, sex ed, reality shows and Roseanne Read more

, Culture

Performers are using drag to show how masculinity can be gentle, compassionate and radical Read more


Rory O’Neill’s drag alter ego, Panti Bliss – a national treasure in Ireland – helps launch Luminato Festival Read more



Adam Ouahmane

The reality series has helped propel drag to a new level of visibility, and season 9 queens Sasha ­Velour and Shea Couleé – as well as Toronto performers – want to see the show's popularity uplift an even greater variety of drag artists Read more

Latest News & Features


Kelly Boutsalis

The continued popularity of drag queens reading books to children aligns nicely with the Ontario curriculum's new emphasis on diverse gender identities Read more


“Don’t think thought that if you open your mouth that you’re not going to get torn apart by a drunk drag queen on stage,” says organizer Bobby 'Valen' Beckett Read more

Film Fests & Special Screenings