Drag Queens Rake In Dough For A Cause

by Lucy Gellman | Jul 17, 2017 8:02 am | Comments (2)

Lucy Gellman Photo Climbing the 168 York Street stage, Kiki Lucia pulled at a noose hanging low around her neck, looking out at the audience with long-lashed, saucer-sized doe eyes. She jerked backward.  The noose loosened, and she broke free.

I’m aliiiiiiiiiivvvveeee, Sia belted from the second-floor balcony.

Kiki Lucia ripped open her blouse, exposing a heaving chest and two bright, sweat-slicked nipples, along with a message written in black: Trans rights now.

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Bard Vogues In Egypt At Yale Summer Cab

by Lucy Gellman | Jun 6, 2017 4:36 pm

Elizabeth Green Photos At the Yale Cabaret’s tiny basement theater on Park Street, something mystical was unfolding. A scarved, glitter-clad and turbaned soothsayer worked their hands around a glowing glass globe, looking into the future. In wide fishnets, shiny booty shorts and a pink tank top, Charmian begged for her fortune.

“Good now, some excellent fortune! Let me be married / to three kings in a forenoon, and widow them all: / let me have a child at fifty, to whom Herod of Jewry / may do homage: find me to marry me with Octavius / Caesar, and companion me with my mistress,” she cackled.

“You shall outlive the lady whom you serve,” said the soothsayer in a singsong, wispy voice.

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Today On WNHH Radio

by Lucy Gellman | Dec 22, 2016 8:59 am

The most recent programs on WNHH radio dive into civic-minded documentaries, explore the complexities of the Emoluments Clause, catch up on the latest in Halal cooking, and laud the latest anti-discrimination measures for the those in the LGBTQ community. 

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