Vancouver’s Monarchs: Emperor and Empress of the 46th Reign

Image courtesy of GayVan.com

By Angus Praught

The Dogwood Monarchist Society, Imperial Sovereign Court of the Dogwood Empire, The Mother Court of Canada, is responsible for the annual election of the Emperor and Empress of Vancouver, and for producing the most glamourous night on Vancouver’s drag calendar, the spectacular Coronation Ball.

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Vancouver’s Monarchs: Emperor and Empress of the 46th Reign

Mr/Ms Cobalt’s Sixth Year of East Van Drag: April-May, 2017

Peach and Isolde | Photo courtesy of Mikul Culvez Photography

By Maiden China

The revivification of Vancouver’s drag scene is owed in overwhelming part to the tireless efforts of the scintillating Queen of East Van, Isolde N. Barron, and her wife/husband the incomparably loving and sweaty community leader, Peach Cobblah. This power couple is responsible for such shows as Apocalypstick, Queerbash, The Gay Agenda, and Hustla, creating safe and queer spaces in East Van for those under the LGBTQ2+ spectrum who don’t feel quite at home in the West End.

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Mr/Ms Cobalt’s Sixth Year of East Van Drag: April-May, 2017