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)
This division of the mainstream ballroom scene
has mostly female competitors. Women, intersex individuals,
butches, transmen, and other gender variant participants
engage in friendly contests.
There are the traditional categories from the
boy's functions and new radical competitions.
Unity Ball 09-05-10 in Atlanta
The Unity Ball is a Lesbian & Transmasculine function
hosted by Mother Reign Moulin, Mother Chanel Prada &
Legendary Mother Jaimee Balenciaga during
Atlanta Black Pride 2010.
This DVD shows 23 categories including
women, butches, transmen, and butchqueens.