DRAG

Culture

james whiteside defies the heteronormative world of ballet

i-D talks to the ballet superstar about his psychosexual dance play, and his Dairy Queens drag persona Ühu Betch.
Emma Russell
11.7.18
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
Beauty

charity kase’s extreme horror drag will haunt your nightmares

21-year-old drag queen Charity Kase’s looks are everything you wish your Halloween costume could be, but 365 days a year.
Roisin Lanigan
10.30.18
Culture

the unbridled joy of the alternative miss world

Alternative Miss World began five decades ago, and has grown to become a fanatical haven of exhibitionism and voyeurism. Returning to London last weekend, we met its founder Andrew Logan.
Alex Gerry
10.25.18
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