It’s been a huge year for drag queens and their fans, not just with RuPaul’s Drag Race’s move to a major cable channel, but also with the many web series and reality TV shows featuring drag artists- Dragula, Celebrity Big Brother, Trixie and Katya Show and of course Cooking with Drag Queens are all serving up piping hot drag goodness.
So why are people saying drag is not the shiny happy party it promised to be? As Morgan McMichael says “why you mad girl?”
Today, one of New York’s hottest drag queens, Miz Cracker, joins us to talk about the way drag queens have taken over media and what that means for the goils who grew up pounding the pavement in heels to perform at the local queer watering holes.
➤ RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars 3– who does she think will snatch the crown?
➤ The gayest openly gay Olympic figure skater Adam Rippon sends a love letter to his haters.
The REAL one for I did for TV says “my mom” but, like, I needed this one for myself because it was the first thing that actually popped in my head and I thought I was so funny. pic.twitter.com/aC5X7wQ7bY
— Adam Rippon (@Adaripp) February 5, 2018
➤ The controversy over Kehinde Wiley’s verdant portrait of President Obama.