News from Iceland's LGBT community

Mommie Queerest is coming to Iceland

  • Published: 15 May 2019
Mommie Queerest

Drag superstars  Heklina og Peaches Christ are bringing their hit show "MOMMIE QUEEREST" to Reykjavik Pride! Also starring Páll Óskar, Gógó Starr and Faye Knús, this show is an outrageous and hilarious drag parody of the American cult film "Mommie Dearest" starring Faye Dunaway as Joan Crawford. While the movie itself chronicles the darkly abusive mother / daughter relationship between Joan and Christina Crawford, it also became an unintentional camp comedy touchstone when Queer Men in the U.S. embraced it due to Faye Dunaway's deliciously over-the-top performance as Joan. The hilariously bad dialogue and “what were they thinking” screenplay added to the mix, and to this day Faye Dunaway’s career has never recovered. Poor Joan Crawford herself is more closely associated with this film than any of the actual films she starred in when she was Queen of Hollywood. Every Halloween, Gay Men still recreate the monster-like costume of a demented Joan, in a bathrobe, face covered in cold-cream, screaming “No Wire Hangers!”

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Celebrating 20 years of Pride in Reykjavik

  • Published: 15 May 2019
Reykjavik Pride 2019

Join us to celebrate the 20th Reykjavik Pride Parade and outdoor festival on Saturday, 17 August. This is a week later than previously but the celebrations starts on Thursday, 8 August and continue for ten days. The schedule will include informative and entertaining events, culminating in the Parade and outdoor festival on Saturday, 17 August.

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The Reykjavík Queer Choir spring concert

  • Published: 15 May 2019
Hinsegin kórinn - Reykjavík Queer Choir

The Reykjavík Queer Choir will be performin their annual spring concert next Saturday May 15th in Guðríðarkirkja church at 5pm. They will be performing songs in all the colors of the rainbow including one song from Nirvana.

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Catch up with the only gay comedians in Iceland

  • Published: 28 April 2019
Jono Duffy

Since he arrived in 2015 Jono Duffy has steadily become a favorite for stand-up comedy crowds in Iceland but it’s been a while since he did a solo solo show and a lot has happened. In the time since he last graced the stage of Tjarnabíó with his sold out 2018 show ‘I wouldn’t date me either,’ Jono has hosted a late night chat show, taken his French boyfriend to Australia to meet the family, started training for a half marathon, and has been touring Europe with Hugleikur Dagsson. In this comedy catch up, he will dish on all the goings on of the past year.

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Alaska Thunderfuck returns with a star studded cast

  • Published: 20 March 2019
Alaska Thunderfuck

Alaska Thunderfuck returns to Iceland

This Friday the legendary Alaska Thunderfuck! Winner of RuPaul‘s Drag Race All Stars 2 will return to Iceland this coming Friday along with Jackie Beat & Sherry Vine plus a star studded cast of Icelandic stars: Miss Gloria Hole, Gógó Starr, Deff Starr and Miss Mokki. Bryndís Ásmunds will start the show. You don't want to miss this show even though they call it Just Another Drag Show or Whatever.

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The Pink Party: Masquerade Ball - March 9th

  • Published: 06 March 2019

The annual Pink Party: Masquerade Ball will be held at the Iðnó Theatre on March 9th. 

The Pink Party is without a doubt the most glamorous LGBTQI+ event of the season. Guests are encouraged to be as outrageous as they’re comfortable with when it comes to dressing up and, keeping with the theme wear some kind of mask, anything goes! The party aims to nurture a variety of queer expression where people should feel free to be themselves.

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Time to bring butch back

  • Published: 20 February 2019
This Friday The Vintage Box will be hosting a men-only MSC Club Night.

This Friday The Vintage Box will be hosting a men-only MSC Club Night. The legendary club was the center of the gay scene for years, a nice little bar with a fetish dress code run by volunteers. It was small and intimate and a great place to meet other like-minded guys, network and maybe hook up, but mostly just a place where you could be yourself.

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