FOF #2589 – Divine, America’s First Drag Superstar

Mar 8, 2018 · 2743 views

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By breaking all the rules, Divine ushered in the era of the modern drag queen built on rebellion. Drag used to focus on female impersonation but Divine took it in a whole new direction that’s still being celebrated.

Today Peaches Christ, joins us to take a look at the life and legacy of America’s first drag superstar- Divine. Why are drag queens who came of age at the time of RuPaul and Lady Bunny were more interested in being rebels than passing as beautiful women?

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