At Manila’s Rainbow Ball, Voguing Holds a Special Meaning

Dips, duckwalks, and drops were on full display at this year’s Rainbow Ball in Manila, Philippines. Now in its second year running, the Pride Month event brought local and international ballroom performers alike to the Ayala Malls Circuit on June 11. Hosted by House of Mizrahi, a well-known voguing house in the Philippines, the ball … Read more

At Nepal’s Pride Parade, A Unique Vision of Queer Resistance

On Saturday, after a two-year, COVID-induced hiatus, members of the Nepali queer community and their allies took to the streets of Kathmandu for the Nepal Pride Parade—celebrating their hard-earned wins over the past decade, and looking to the future of LGBTQ+ rights within the landlocked Himalayan country.  On hand to witness it was the Nepali … Read more

Carmen Monoxide Is the Fashion “Queerdo” Who Shaped Guatemala’s Drag Scene

Five days a week, you’ll find drag queen and self-described “Queerdo” Carmen Monoxide performing in packed venues in Mexico City. She’ll often be wearing sexy pink bodysuits with cutouts, or more futuristic patent leather harnesses. “It’s Pride [Month] right now, so this is our busiest season,” Monoxide tells Vogue, adding that there’s a burgeoning drag … Read more