It’s been a couple of months since the HBO premier of Wig, the highly anticipated documentary follow up to Wigstock: The Movie which captured performances by some now long gone drag legends.
The new documentary is meant to capture the current drag queen scene but was it met by many with mixed feelings, as it focused more on the generational divide in LGBTQ culture and drag, with Lady Bunny commenting, “Edginess is what drew me to drag, yet the wider acceptance has brought bigger audiences and paychecks? Can’t edgier drag queens have both? I’m old and I’m greedy!”
Today, Wigstock founder and drag legend, Lady Bunny, weighs in on the changing face of drag and LGBTQ community and why the most powerful weapon against regressives is ourselves.
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