Although the Babadook is the latest creature to be ushered into the pantheon of gay monsters for its refusal to be kept in the shadows, no other monster has inspired LGBT folks more than Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein.
From the original 1931 classic film starring Boris Karloff to Tim Curry’s brilliant creation of Dr. Frank N Furter, Frankenstein appeals to gender and sexual non-conformists because the creature is tragically misunderstood and is only a monster because society sees him as such.
Today Peaches Christ joins us from her secret laboratory in San Francisco to talk about Frankenstein and movie monsters that thrill LGBT folks.
➤ Peaches gives us a behind the scenes look at her Hocus Pocus tour in the UK
➤ The softcore horror films of director David DeCoteau.
➤ A sneak peek at Trixie and Katya’s High School Reunion.
➤ A man in Montreal is given a $150 ticket for singing C&C Music Factory’s’ “Everybody Dance Now” in his car.