Bonus — After Stonewall, the enduring power of drag


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When police raided the Stonewall Inn in New York City on the evening of 27 June, 1969, drag queens were targeted for arrest. The defiance of those in drag and other LGBT people that night sparked days of riots that are remembered today as a turning point for queer liberation. On the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall uprising, we meet three First Nations drag performers who continue to use drag as a tool for political expression.

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