Fans and supporters of Sydney’s drag performers are cheering with delight at the news that Sydney’s 29th annual Drag Industry Variety Awards, the DIVAs, is …
“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.”
“[Back then] to be trans was to be seen as a freak, and came with all the dangers and fears of an unaccepting public”