House of Labeija
The Iconic Drag Queen Behind Frank Ocean's 'Endless'
Frank Ocean's sampling of ballroom queen Crystal LaBeija pays direct homage to a figure integral to the nightlife culture of the LGBTQ community of colour.
Power in the Crisis: Kia LaBeija's Radical Art as a 25 Year Old, HIV Positive Woman of Color
Kia Labeija was born HIV positive to an untested mother. Twenty-six years later, she's thriving as a dancer, visual artist, and advocate for the unseen victims of the ongoing HIV crisis.