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Loading Dock to Farm Pasture: The Annual Flashback to Tofield Migration

Flashback opened in November of 1974 and over the next few years quickly became the hottest space for the LGBTQ+ community with lineups regularly forming to get in every weekend.  That began a search for a new place where it could expand significantly. At that time John Reid – one of the original owners – had lost almost all his partners and needed a new source of money to build a new club.  He reached out to a friend of his named Brent Earl who had made the decision to buy an acreage just north of Lindbrook, Alberta and…

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THE FLASHBACK FILES: B-52’s Beach Party 1990

The second location of Flashback on 104 street closed in late 1990 before opening a while latter on 105 Street.

This is the final show performed at the iconic Flashback 2 location was on December 1, 1990.

Starring Twiggy, Mandy Kamp, Dorky and Gloria Hole (Darrin Hagen).

Footage from the vaults of Darrin Hagen.

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Girls Aloud announce intimate London show – and tickets are free

Girls Aloud have announced a one-off gig at an intimate London venue – and this is how to get tickets. Following their huge arena tour, the iconic girl group will headline the O2 Shepherd’s Bush Empire on 2 July. Girls Aloud said: “We can’t wait to perform our favourite songs in an intimate setting with […]

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Whoopi Goldberg shares Sister Act 3 update during emotional reunion on The View

Whoopi Goldberg has shared a major update to Sister Act 3 during an emotional film reunion on The View.  The presenter of the series recently reunited with the cast of Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit to mark the 30th anniversary of the film. Goldberg performed a rendition of “Joyful, Joyful” alongside the cast […]

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How Charli XCX became a certified queer icon

“For the longest time, I refused to admit that I love Charli XCX,” drag star and DJ Tete Bang tells PinkNews. She cringes as she recounts her experience of coming out as a Charli stan. “I just didn’t want to be a Charli XCX queer… the more iconic she became, I just couldn’t keep it […]

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Reneé Rapp ‘constantly’ deals with internalised homophobia even after coming out

Reneé Rapp has revealed she “constantly” has to deal with internalised homophobia, even after coming out on SNL. The Mean Girls star unapologetically came out as a lesbian whilst appearing as a musical guest on Saturday Night Live in January, after previously identifying as bisexual.  But the “Tummy Hurts” singer revealed that she still has […]

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Sabrina Carpenter bails Barry Keoghan out of jail in new music video

Sabrina Carpenter’s new music video for the 2024 single “Please, Please, Please” features her bailing Barry Keoghan out of jail, over and over again. Carpenter’s new music video features her real-life boyfriend and Saltburn star Keoghan, and it’s quite possibly the hardest hard launch we’ve ever seen. In the featurette, the pair lock eyes in […]

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Bridgerton fans realise the significance of Colin’s gift to Violet

Dearest gentle reader, season three of Bridgerton is upon us. Yet, fans across the ton have just realised the significance of one key scene, in which Colin presents Violet with a gift.  Warning: Bridgerton season three spoilers ahead. Of course, viewers will recall how the third Bridgerton son made travelling around Europe his entire personality […]

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Dylan Mulvaney speaks out over Republican Cameo ordeal

Dylan Mulvaney has spoken out after a Republican politician paid for a Cameo, in which she was commissioned to mock their opponent unknowingly.  Rick Clark Becker, a failed North Dakota candidate for the state’s governorship and U.S. Senate seat, purchased a Cameo video from the trans social media mogul in a bid to troll his […]

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Jamie Lee Curtis marks second anniversary of her trans daughter’s wedding

Jamie Lee Curtis has celebrated the second anniversary of her trans daughter’s wedding, proclaiming: “Wife is sweet!” On 29 May 2022, Curtis officiated her daughter Ruby Guest’s cosplay-themed wedding to partner Kynthia.  Two years on, the Halloween star reflected on their special day, sharing a new picture of their wedding on the couple’s second wedding […]

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Lesbian comedian Rosie Jones joins Taskmaster season 18 as cast is confirmed

The season 18 cast of Taskmaster has been announced, people! And lesbian comedian Rosie Jones is gearing up for an appearance, as the lineup has been confirmed. Season 17 of Taskmaster has kept fans on the edge of their seat for the past few months, with some weird and wonderful tasks being dished out by […]

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Donald Trump found guilty of all counts in ‘hush money’ trial

The jury has come to a verdict on Donald Trump’s “hush money” trial. The former US president has been found guilty of all 34 counts of falsifying business records, which has been dubbed the “hush money” trial. On 30 May, a jury found Trump – who is currently rallying for a second, non-consecutive term in […]

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All Stars 9’s Snatch Game sees a tactical twist – and a queen cut off

All Stars 9 episode three – the Snatch Game of Love – sees yet another queen’s attempt to build up their charity prize fund blocked, a badge-count twist and some actual drama. Following last week’s double premiere, All Stars 9 continues to shake up the competition with Snatch Game, and one queen cements herself an early […]

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JoJo Siwa names her least favourite Dance Mom’s co-star

JoJo Siwa has revealed her least favourite member of the Dance Moms cast. In an interview with vlogger Joey Graceffa, Siwa answered “uncomfortable questions” in a “spill or spew” episode that has been shared with his nine million YouTube subscribers.  Siwa singled out former castmate Mackenzie ‘Kenzie’ Ziegler for liking TikTok videos that made fun of […]

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Trans health bodies accuse Cass Review of ‘selective use of evidence’

Leading trans healthcare bodies have said that the Cass Review’s “selective and inconsistent use of evidence… deprives” transgender youth of the care they deserve.  NHS England commissioned paediatric expert Dr Hilary Cass to head the review in 2020, in response to the sharp rise in referrals to what was then England’s only youth gender clinic, […]

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Lesbian TikTok stars clap back at body-shaming trolls after baby birth

Lesbian influencers Caitlin and Leah have hit back at trolls who mocked the former’s body after she gave birth to their second child. The TikTok couple welcomed their daughter Lyla Anna in April. Caitlin gave birth using Leah’s eggs. Leah carried the couple’s baby boy, Oakley, who was born last year using Caitlin’s eggs. “These […]

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I Kissed a Girl cast have enlightening discussion about bisexuality

The cast of I Kissed a Girl are continuing to get to know one another, by opening up further about their sexuality.  The series, hosted by Dannii Minogue, launched earlier this month with 11 single women entering an Italian masseria in the hopes of finding the partner of their dreams. In the second episode, they […]

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The Flashback Files: Gloria Hole

Every once in a while, a queen is born. Whether through osmosis or immaculate misconception is still mostly a mystery, but they appear. Suddenly and without warning, a new pretender to the throne stands in front of you. Under the terms of the Sisterhood of Unrecognized Royalty, they all get their grab at the tiara at some point in their career. Darrin HagenThe Edmonton Queen: The Final Voyage – 2007 July 1982 a young man ventured out on his own with a few clothes, a love letter from an older (33) man and his accordion strapped to his back…

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Flashback Files – Masters of Ceremonies

From the stage of the legendary Flashback nightclub we present a montage of various live unscripted moments of hilarity and confusion from some of the outstanding Flashback event hosts ever to grace the stages. From Gloria Hole (Darrin Hagen) to Rhoda B. (Ron Byers) then the icon and face of Flashback John Reid. There is even Millie (Paul Chisholm), Neon (Terrie Grieve), Trash (Terry Robison) plus many more that you will be sure to remember. Thankfully this video is not rated NSFW!! Patrick Monaghan – a consulting producer on the Flashback Documentary Film – decided to start filming drag…

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Flashback Drag Race

Flashback Drag Races Video

One of the most fun events put on by Flashback was held on the May Long Weekend. Annually the Mz Flashback Contest was held and part of the weekend fun was the Drag Races – invented long before RuPaul came along. In fact it was Mz. Flashback 4 Bianca Bang Bang (Lee Denning) and Mr. Flashback 4 Mr. Vera (Daryl Broyles) that came up with the idea after they saw a video from the US. way back in 1979. According to Mr. Vera “it was an actual drag race on like wild world of sports and some old drag…

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