The St. Louis community lost a treasure this week with the passing of Chuck Atteberry, 69. He was the longtime owner of Heads Ultd. in Clayton, lone survivor of the famed comedy drag trio, "Sex, Inc." - and celebrated former co-owner of Miss Gay Missouri America. In 2010, I had the honor to interview Chuck and his protégé and friend Daniel Flier to talk "sex", drag and more. This is republished with permission from Vital VOICE:
It's getting to where every drag performer is selling their wares today. But for one of St. Louis’ best queens, when it came time for merchandise, it wasn't the same old t-shirts everyone else has done. It was time for something different, something unique.
Kansas City's Regina La-Rae captured the title of Miss Gay Missouri America 2016 in April at the Arts Asylum in #KCMO. The competition was tough - with 18 contestants from across the state vying for the coveted female impersonation crown - one of the oldest in existence.
ST. LOUIS, Mo. - Pearl Vodka Presents The Big Gay* Soirée - A Queernormous Celebration of Epic Proportions - will take place Friday, June 24, 2016 at The Casa Loma Ballroom in the Historic Cherokee District.
So unless you were living under a rock - you saw that this weekend was the second annual RuPaul’s DragCon in Los Angeles, CA.