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Student performers shine at Drag Ball

Student performers shine at Drag Ball

Sierra Cotton, Staff Reporter

February 19, 2016

Held on Friday, Feb. 12, the Case Western Reserve University Drag Ball promised to break transgender stereotypes and donate all its funds to the LGBT Center of Greater Cleveland. Without a doubt, the event delivered on this promise and provided extra sweet surprises. Having never seen a drag event...

Drag Ball challenges misconceptions

Drag Ball challenges misconceptions

Sierra Cotton, Staff Reporter

February 5, 2016

When people think of a drag ball, they might imagine members of the transgender community getting dolled up and putting on a show. But the event is much more than that, and Spectrum’s CWRU Drag Ball plans to challenge this misconception. Taking place on Feb. 12 from 5 p.m.-11 p.m. in the The Kelvin...

Strut your stuff

Temi Omilabu, Staff Reporter

February 13, 2015

Spectrum, the LGBTQA+ Allies student group, will be embracing the culture of drag on Feb. 20 at the Drag Ball. A little known fact about drag is that it actually stems from fourth century B.C. Athens, where it was a common punishment for those who refused to conform to their societal gender roles....

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