St. Louis Drag Queens Raise Funds for Marijuana Legalization
At the Attitudes nightclub in the Grove, a contingent of drag queens and burlesque dancers hosted a benefit for Show-Me Cannabis Sunday night, when all door charges and tips from dancing and drinks went to the marijuana-legalization group.
Siren, the drag-queen emcee and promoter who organized the event, says she was approached by John Payne, executive director of Show-Me Cannabis, about the possibility of doing a drag and burlesque show.
"And it was just an automatic 'yes,'" she told Daily RFT. "It's fun, people have a good time, and it's for a good cause."
Below, check out some of our favorite performers from the night.
Nearly every performer had a weed theme. The above performer danced to "Little Boxes," the theme song for Weeds.
Siren changed into some rasta-colored garb for her performance.
All the tips collected throughout the night were then placed into an aquarium at the foot of the stage (don't worry, it got much fuller as the night went on).
Drink specials included $3 liquid marijuana shots.
The burlesque dancers were a big hit.
And this dancer got a huge round of applause.