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Drag show represents LGBTQ on campus

By Madison Roper

Whatcom Community College’s Pride Club held a drag show in Syre Auditorium on May 24. Two drag queens, Betty Desire and Shanita Blough, both Whatcom alumni, hosted the event filled with multiple drag performers.
The show raised over $600, which was divided to be donated to Queer Youth Project, PFLAG, Lifelong, and Planned Parenthood.
The drag show was preceded by a Drag Trans Panel with panelists Betty Desire, Autumn Wilfong, Desmond Pounder, Will Cousineau, and facilitator Hannah Thomas.
“That was something important to us as a club and to everyone who was performing because there is a disconnect between the drag and trans community,” said Wilfong of the panel.
“Not necessarily just in the public space, but internally as well and we wanted to bring everyone together beforehand, so it was an important part to the show.” Continue reading Drag show represents LGBTQ on campus


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Drag show fundraises for Bellingham’s Pride Festival

By: Lynette Martinez

*Note: The Horizon editorial staff formally apologizes for the wrong inclusion and referal to ‘Betty Desire’ in the Article.*

Whatcom’s annual “Drag and Variety Show” was hosted by local drag queens Sydney Downunder (left) and Shanita Blough (right), who kept the audience laughing with raunchy jokes in between performances.   Photo Courtesy of Robin Robar.
Whatcom’s annual “Drag and Variety Show” was hosted by local drag queens Sydney Downunder (left) and Shanita Blough (right), who kept the audience laughing with raunchy jokes in between performances. Photo Courtesy of Robin Robar.

Men in high heels with long lashes and elegant dresses were placed center stage when Whatcom Community College’s Queer-Straight Alliance (QSA) presented its annual “Drag and Variety Show” May 30 in Heiner Theater. Continue reading Drag show fundraises for Bellingham’s Pride Festival


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