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CSUEB’s Sixth Annual Drag Show dismantles social norms

CSUEB's Sixth Annual Drag Show dismantles social norms

Erika Martinez,
Staff Writer

January 31, 2018

Once the doors opened, the theatre was immediately packed. Lights went off, the spotlight directed to the stage and the audience welcomed the performers with cheers. Last Thursday evening, the Diversity and Inclusion Center, known as DISC, hosted their sixth annual drag show in the University Theatre...

CSUEB embraces drag in 5th annual show

CSUEB embraces drag in 5th annual show

Veronica Hall,
Layout Designer

February 1, 2017

Laughter and make-up powder filled the dressing room at Cal State East Bay’s University Theater as drag queens prepared their finishing looks and began to get into character in preparation for an evening of big wigs, singing, lip syncing, dancing, jokes, props and audience participation. Co-hosts Scarl...

Bay Area Queens: a different kind of drag

Photo by Tam Duong Jr./The Pioneer

Carlos Gomez,

February 4, 2016

  Scarlett Letters stood in her lingerie and adjusted her fake breast as music from the opening act, GAYmous played from the main stage in the background. Next to her, Laundra Tyme made her final fixings and put on her large blonde wig, while Johnny Rockitt tried on a Stormtrooper helmet for her sultry strip tease number. In the whirlwind of makeup, hairspray and chatter, the pe...

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