DRAG

beauty

dirty baby doll is the fat queen proving drag is better bigger

And keeping drag radical.
Tom Rasmussen
7.12.18
News

watch nancy pelosi and rupaul talk politics on 'drag race'

She's checking these queens like a ballot.
André-Naquian Wheeler
3.8.18
News

rupaul backtracks on controversial comments

"You can take performance enhancing drugs and still be an athlete, just not in the Olympics."
Roisin Lanigan
3.6.18
Photography

unseen photographs of fierce drag queens from wigstock's heyday

Desiree Dolron's archives contain some true gems.
Emily McDermott
10.13.17
News

rupaul is working on a tv show based on his life, and it sounds sickening

The Supermodel of the World is sashaying onto a streaming service.
Alim Kheraj
8.10.17
Culture

charisma, uniqueness, nerve, talent; amanda lepore is legendary (and on tinder)

Amanda Lepore is an icon. An icon for fashion, photography, nightclubs, and glamour. She is the impossibly perfect plastic princess and peerless poster girl for trans identity.
Ben Reardon
7.14.17
Culture

mexico city's young drag queens talk class, sass, and sisterhood

Beauty in Mexico is often limited. That’s not because there’s a lack of it, but because society itself decides the rigid parameters with which we can measure it. That being the case, one should be grateful that in 2017, there are those who are...
i-D Staff
6.23.17
LGBT

model and activist carmen carrera wants to spread trans awareness

From gay to drag to trans, the former "RuPaul’s Drag Race" star shares her journey.
Tish Weinstock
6.20.17
Culture

drag mothers and daughters: sharon needles and aquaria

In celebration of Mother’s Day, we’ve profiled three New York City-based drag mother-daughter duos. Next up: mama Sharon Needles shares how her number one fan — New York City clubland star Aquaria — became her daughter.
Emily Manning
5.13.17
Culture

drag mothers and daughters: merrie cherry and hannah lou

In celebration of Mother’s Day, we’ve profiled three New York City-based drag mother-daughter duos. In our second installment: Brooklyn mama Merrie Cherry discusses the importance of chosen families as daughter Hannah Lou salutes her commitment to...
Emily Manning
5.12.17
Culture

drag mothers and daughters: bob the drag queen and miz cracker

In celebration of Mother’s Day, we’ve profiled three New York City-based drag mother-daughter duos. First up: Harlem’s Miz Cracker discusses the future of drag, the importance of trying new ideas, and her drag mother, ‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’ royalty Bob...
Emily Manning
5.11.17
Culture

how king culture is challenging gender expectations

With Benjamin Butch as our guide, we take a tour through landscape of kings performances.
Caryn Franklin
4.19.17