Story: Gender diversity

Drag queens and prime minister

Drag queens and prime minister

The annual Big Gay Out festival in Auckland's Coyle Park is an occasion for gender-diverse people to celebrate their identities. Here drag performers Buffy (left) and Bimbo, together with Prime Minister John Key (centre), lip-synch on stage during the 2009 festival.

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Johanna Schmidt, 'Gender diversity - Defining gender diversity', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/28848/drag-queens-and-prime-minister (accessed 27 June 2017)

Story by Johanna Schmidt, published 5 May 2011, updated 20 Jul 2015