Kerrie Le Gore, Australian drag queen and LGBT activist, Died at 60

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Kerrie Le Gore, real name Kevin Minogue was born on February 11, 1955, and died on November 1, 2015.

He was a well known Australian drag queen and LGBT activist.

Kerrie is the mother of Melbourne drag, known simply as “God”.

He grew up in Reservoir in the 1950s.

Le Gore as a young man, was Working in a deli by day, by night he was the toast of Melbourne in the 1980s and 90s.

Le Gore attended St Gabriel’s primary school in Reservoir and Marist Brothers SC, North Fitzroy.

Then he worked in the Public Service for a number of years before going into entrepreneurship.

Kerrie had two sisters, Maureen and Judy, from whom his drag life was kept separate.

Around the year 1983, the Dukes Hotel in Abbotsford wanted three males to do a drag show.

He jumped at the chance, starting the Troll Dolls with Coco, Chanel and Timber.

Le Gore enjoyed football, and had a footy family outside of drag life, along with his sisters in the vast Collingwood Magpies network.

Kerrie took part in many events, he liked meeting new people so much, he was involved in other activity such as, voluntary shows for Midsumma, the Victorian Aids Council, to Belles and Fantasy Balls and Rainbow Awards.

Minogue helped numerous younger entertainers find their way.

Minogue cared for everyone despite his own adversity till the very end.

Kerrie Le Gore passed away at 60 yrs old on November 1, 2015.

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