Articles By: Lauren Purkey
Staff photographer Lauren Purkey is a photojournalism major at the University of Cincinnati who bops around to much-too-loud music, enjoys several cups of coffee a day and fancies the little things in life, like … hoop dancing. She hopes to move to a warmer climate one day, find work as a staff photographer and adopt a canine companion.

/ February 15, 2012 3:24 pm

Video: Career Transformation

A Cincinnati drag queen makes the best of a bad situation, turning a lay-off into an entrepreneurial opportunity. Verge photographer Lauren Purkey captured his transformation from business owner to club performer in this multimedia story