Canal Street Online Manchester

Panti Bliss at Home

Panti Bliss at Home

The 'unofficial' Queen of Ireland, Panti, invites you into her gender-discombobulating, stiletto-shaped world, exposing the stories behind the make-up – from performance giant to accidental activist - to reveal the National F***ing Treasure she is today.

In 2014, Panti landed herself in a legal sh*tstorm, dubbed ‘Pantigate’. Her speech about homophobia went viral, was broadcast around the world, remixed by Pet Shop Boys, caused a parliamentary meltdown, and fed into Ireland’s marriage equality referendum success.

Hilarious and poignant, Panti traces her journey from small-town boy kicking against traditions; to towering plastique woman in false lashes making history.

Learn more about Panti on FB.

Read More

published

Canal-st.co.uk Top Stories

Pride 2017 on video

Pride 2017 on video

We have a unique collection of video footage capturing this years Big Weekend

No1 Canal Street

No1 Canal Street

Latest independent investment for new venue in the Gay Village opens just ahead of pride

New home for Poptastic

New home for Poptastic

Poptastic, Manchesters longest running weekly club night has a new home for Tuesdays on Canal St

We chatted to Gay Pole Dancer Damien Kutryb

We chatted to Gay Pole Dancer Damien Kutryb

Chris Park talks to Mr Gay Poland finalist and pole dancer extraordinaire