“I used to mime to the song “Sugar Sugar” by The Archies when I was little. So when I grew up I became Candy.”
“I love that we can still, even in a more fractured world, bring all our tribes together through mutual respect.”
“I was actually genuinely very surprised that I won Entertainer of the Year because I have won it before, I just thought I’ve had my time in the sun. I’m very humbled the showgirls thought I was deserving.”
Candy’s first drag award was for ‘Bitch of the Year’ in 2004.
This year the winners will be decided by a secret ballot of drag queens and showgirls, along with past award winners.
“When you become an ally, your actions help make society a better, safer place for transgender people.”
“The Sydney Pride Festival is dedicated to those that led the way and the incredible strength of our friends who marched in the first Mardi Gras in 1978”
The long weekend is coming up and if you’re looking to hit the scene we’ve got you covered.