About the Zine

“Playthings: The Drag-A-Zine” is vibrant and unapologetic look into Boston’s unique drag community, spearheaded by our Artistic Director Nadya Plaything. This zine features essays, poems, illustrations, collages, thought pieces, photography and more in celebration of the drag scene in Boston and beyond. We promulgate the work of our contributors, who represent a diversity of backgrounds, identities, artistic disciplines, and drag styles. This collaborative labor of love offers a peek behind the sequined curtain, showcasing some of Boston’s most dedicated, creative, and colorful artists and writers.