Charles Dillard, a legendary Atlanta drag performer, applies mascara in his dressing room before the start of a show at Lips in Atlanta. Photo: TNS

Drag queen Mr Charlie Brown on a life of performing, making people laugh and mascara

  • Iconic American drag queen Mr Charlie Brown has been thrilling audiences for almost five decades, from Atlanta to Amsterdam
  • At the age of 69, the man behind the glamour, Charles Dillard, is one of the most well-known drag performers in the US city
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Charles Dillard, a legendary Atlanta drag performer, applies mascara in his dressing room before the start of a show at Lips in Atlanta. Photo: TNS
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The Stonewall Riots in 1969, triggered by a police raid on a New York bar, the Stonewall Inn, where homosexuals drank, marked the birth of the gay rights movement. June’s Pride month marks the 50th anniversary of the protests.

50 years after Stonewall: LGBTQ+ events in Hong Kong to mark World Pride month

  • June is the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots, when the gay community rose up after a police raid on a New York bar and the gay rights movement was born
  • Parties, film screenings, forums and other events are being held in Hong Kong to mark the anniversary and celebrate World Pride month
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The Stonewall Riots in 1969, triggered by a police raid on a New York bar, the Stonewall Inn, where homosexuals drank, marked the birth of the gay rights movement. June’s Pride month marks the 50th anniversary of the protests.
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