The Ballroom scene as we know it today is a network of
minority GLBTQQI people starting in the late 1960s
which dawned the name Harlem Drag Balls.
(Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender,
Queer, Questioning, & Intersex)
Participants "walk" the runway to compete in a
specific category like Face, Realness, Runway, Fashion,
Vogue, Performance, Body, and Bizarre.
Mostly non-heterosexual individuals
battle eachother in nonviolent combat to win
pride, trophies, and sometimes cash.
The Last Empire Ball 07-04-09
A mainstream ball thrown by Rico LaPerla &
Kamaro Blahnik during Pride.
The Last Empire was thrown in Chicago, Il.
This disc features 2 balls on 1 DVD
and only the categories listed are shown.