Gina Tonic

Culture

How a pandemic ban on NYE celebrations will affect young queer performers

“My friends are family to me: It seems obvious why I would want to spend every New Year's Eve partying with them forever.”
Gina Tonic
12.30.20
Culture

Meet the drag artist inspo behind Everybody's Talking About Jamie

As the popular musical prepares for a big screen adaptation, Jamie Campbell reflects on 10 years with his alter-ego Fifi (and why he's retiring her).
Gina Tonic
11.6.20
Opinion

Drag Race needs a plus size winner

Across 11 years, 12 American seasons, five All Stars, one British, two Thai and a Canadian season, the winner of RuPaul’s Drag Race has never been a plus size queen. 
Gina Tonic
8.27.20
Culture

The Atlanta queen taking your local drag scene to the internet

Thanks to social distancing regulations, nightlife across the world has ground to a halt. Biqtch Puddin' is trying to help artists who rely on gigs for their livelihood with a weekly drag show, still as fabulous as the real thing, but completely online.
Gina Tonic
4.17.20
Beauty

A look back at a decade of body positivity

Since 2010, the body acceptance movement has gone from the fringes of discourse to the mainstream. Along the way it's also become a fashionable, even lucrative philosophy. Does that mean it's lost its radicalism?
Gina Tonic
12.20.19
Culture

is fan fiction ethical?

Fan fiction is a way for many teens to express themselves creatively and navigate their sexuality. But when the imagined erotic scenarios involve real people without their consent, things are more complicated.
Gina Tonic
3.21.19