Palm Springs celebrates the life of HEKLINA on her birthday

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  On what would have been HEKLINA’s Birthday on Saturday, June 17 The Palm Springs Cultural Center will be celebrating her life love, laughs, and filthy jokes.  The party will be hosted  by Mario Diaz, Vanity Halston and Anita Treadmill with performances  by her friends: Deven Green & Handsome Ned, Mutha Chucka,  Monistat  and Matthew Martin & Andy Clements It will … Continue reading

Paying Tribute and saying Goodbye to the legendary Drag Queen/activist HEKLINA

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  The legendary and much-beloved drag queen Heklina  (aka  Stefan Grygelk) who was such a significant presence on the SF queer scene was actually part Icelandic.  In fact, his drag name is named  after the Icelandic volcano Hekla Heklina really came into her own she founded the drag club Trannyshack in 1996 and was a weekly … Continue reading

Peaches Christ on the joy of being MOMMIE QUEEREST again

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Peaches Christ is an American underground drag performer, emcee, filmmaker, and actor who is worshipped as a queer icon in their hometown of San Francisco where they got their first break performing in Heklina’s legendary Tranny Shack back in 1996. One of their many life events since then was the San Francisco de Young Museum actually honored them with a “Decade of Peaches Christ Retrospective”

Peaches is particularly known for their love of horror …the camper the better…having once even directed a star-studded indie slasher movie All About Evil.

We caught up with Peaches on the eve of them taking one of their most famous roles of Mommie Queerest on a mini UK Tour with Heklina. Underneath this wickedly funny parody the show also shows Peaches’s real respect for the cult status of the original movie Charismatic with a real passion for their craft, Peaches is, as always, a sheer joy to talk with



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