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Ilona Verley Speaks on Being Two-Spirited on Canada’s Drag Race

“I honestly felt like I was in therapy boot camp. I learned so much about myself.”

Ilona Verley emerges as one of Canada’s Drag Race Season 1’s lip sync assassins. But, in a lip sync showdown with Priyanka, the Vancouver queen gets the boot and ends as sixth placer on the marathon of drag.

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Voices Unheard Vol 1 – Dustin Dufault: Indigenous, Two-spirited Drag Artist


Tuesday, July 14, 2020, Voices Unheard, a project sponsored by Kelowna Pride and hosted by Jessica Samuels, aired their first episode on Unicorns.live

The first guest was Dustin Dufault, who shared his experience of being an indigenous, two-spirited drag artist and finding his way in the world.

Voices Unheard is a weekly series designed to elevate voices and bring greater awareness to underrepresented members of society, including people of various racial backgrounds, sexuality, gender identity/expression, age, and ability.

If you missed this first episode, you can sign up for a free 14-day trial for Unicorns.live and watch this insightful young artist tell you about his youth, growing up knowing he was different, and how he eventually embraced it.

To sign up, follow this link: https://watch.unicorns.live/catalog