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2018 Drag Queens Calendar Makes a Perfect Holiday Gift!

Tuesday Nov 28, 2017
Miss December Torah Hymen
Miss December Torah Hymen  

12 of San Francisco's fiercest drag queens have come together to create "QUEENS," a 2018 calendar benefiting Shanti Project, a non-profit organization dedicated to enhancing the health, quality of life and well-being of people with terminal, life-threatening or disabling illnesses or conditions. Pre-sale orders of the limited-edition calendar ($25) are available now at www.calendarqueens.com.

"We are grateful for the time and talent our drag queens and everyone behind-the-scenes put into making this calendar," said co-creator Patty McGroin. "As we approach the holiday season, we look forward to giving back to our community and making a difference in the lives of San Francisco's most vulnerable."

A kick-off event will take place on Saturday, November 4 from 4-7 p.m. at San Francisco's Midnight Sun (4067 18th Street). A second event will be held at Midnight Sun on Saturday, December 2 from 4-7 p.m. To ensure holiday delivery, calendars must be ordered my Monday, December 18. Calendars will be available for purchase at both events.


  (Source:www.calendarqueens.com)

The 12 participating drag queens are:

  • Kylie Minono - January
  • Patty McGroin - July
  • Ginger Snap - February
  • Jezebel Patel - August
  • Daft-nee Gesuntheit!- March
  • Roxy-Cotten Candy - September
  • Pearl Teese - April
  • Heklina - October
  • Khmera Rouge - May
  • Mercedes Munro - November
  • Miz Eva Sensitiva - June
  • Tora Hymen - December


    Miss May Khmera Rouge  (Source:www.calendarqueens.com)

    Photographed by Wael Hegazin, and produced by Michael Thomas and Patty McGroin, the 11" x 8.5" wall calendar is printed on 100 lb. high gloss paper and features a unique image each month.

    Special thanks to Jessie Amoroso and American Conservatory Theater's Costume Shop, Suliman Nawid for his expertise in body painting, Piper McGroin, Justin Caraway, Brian Fry, Chad Munro Upham, Ehra Amaya, Mimi Osa, Jimmy Ancheta Jr., Jesse Martin, Kirsten Swanson, Cassies Blythe, Jeff Daniels, Karen Jaffie "Kit Tapata," and Kevin Kopjak.

    Shanti Project exists to enhance the health, quality of life and well-being of people with terminal, life-threatening or disabling illnesses or conditions. Through a continuum of services, including in-home and on-site patient and care navigation, emotional and practical support, and preserving the human-animal bond, Shanti strives to achieve the highest medical and quality of life outcomes for San Francisco's most vulnerable.


    For more information on the 2018 "QUEENS" calendar, visit www.calendarqueens.com

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