RuPaul's Drag Race

Culture

Sequins, selfies and Shea Couleé: colourful images from Drag Con UK

Photographer Heather Glazzard gets up close and personal with the crowds, while Drag Race Season 9 star Shea takes some time out from the madness to catch up with i-D.
i-D Staff
19 hours ago
Culture

And I OOP is the well-deserved GIF of the year

Watch Jasmine Masters’ extremely pure reaction to the news of the award right here.
Roisin Lanigan
12.18.19
Culture

all the diverse performers you won't see on rupaul's drag race uk

While we're excited for the show, that doesn't erase the fact that the UK scene is *way* more interesting and inclusive than RuPaul could imagine.
Tom Rasmussen
10.3.19
Opinion

is the uk ready for drag race?

Prepare yourself for niche 'Eastenders' references, because they are a-comin'.
Roisin Lanigan
10.1.19
Fashion

yvie oddly is a beautiful weirdo

Since winning RuPaul's Drag Race season 11, Yvie Oddly's life has been transformed. For The Post Truth Truth Issue, she tells i-D about the wild ride and how she's ushering in a new, decidedly odd era of drag.
Roisin Lanigan
9.23.19
Culture

how violet chachki made the leap from drag to high fashion

Basically, she really is that bitch.
Douglas Greenwood
8.15.19
Fashion

how miss fame became the darling of couture week

The Drag Race star dazzled at Iris Van Herpen, Gaultier, Margiela, Mugler and Miu Miu. This is how she made the jump from drag to high fashion -- in her own words.
Francine Heath
7.8.19
Culture

what happens when reality tv stars are frozen in time

From ‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’ to ‘Love Island’, the rediscovery of old seasons of reality TV on streaming services can be both a blessing and a curse.
Isobel Lewis
6.14.19
Culture

behind the scenes with some of the most iconic queens from rupaul’s drag race

Photographer Jonathan Daniel Pryce was given full access to shoot Violet Chachki, Detox and Kim Chi on their annual Werq The World tour.
Liam Hess
5.23.19
Culture

capturing the contemporary drag scene

Read an excerpt from 'Alright Darling?', a new book by Greg Bailey featuring the biggest names in drag today.
Greg Bailey
10.31.18
News

what to expect from rupaul's drag race season 10

We're excited to see queens lip sync for their lives, not their legacies.
Jack Sunnucks
3.20.18
Think Pieces

what rupaul’s problematic comments mean for the future of drag

RuPaul’s transphobic comments about Drag Race might have been painful to hear, but drag queen and activist Amrou Al-Kadhi argues the ensuing backlash has helped push understandings of drag and gender to a more nuanced place.
Amrou Al-Kadhi
3.9.18
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