Drag Race's Pearl Has Floated From Heaven to Grace the Cover of Dazed 

PEARL WAS ROBBED, OKURRRRR? The Brooklyn drag queen has been living out the injustices of having not won last season’s RuPaul’s Drag Race DESPITE being the most lovely queen and sexiest boy and spiritually closest to everyone’s favorite ‘luded-out housewives in Valley of the Dolls. But now, the best Brits over at Dazed »9/17/15 10:28am9/17/15 10:28am


Grab Your Best Hair and Come to Brooklyn, Because Bushwig Is This Weekend

This weekend, the 4th annual Bushwig will celebrate the “queer drag and music thriving in Brooklyn” during a 3-day festival in Bushwick - the Brooklyn neighborhood where it gets its name. There will be queens, there will be music, and—most importantly—there will be so much good fucking hair. »9/11/15 12:20pm9/11/15 12:20pm

Behold: Two of the Best RuPaul's Drag Race Skits Ever, Via John Waters

On Monday night, beloved director and gross-out camp icon John freaking Waters was one of the guest judges on Drag Race. In honor of his blessed presence, RuPaul brought out the big guns: the queens were tasked to reenact scenes from iconic Waters movies starring none other than Divine—in musical form. It resulted in… »4/28/15 3:50pm4/28/15 3:50pm

Watch RuPaul's Queens Impersonate Big Ang, Little Richard and Adele

For RuPaul's Drag Race fans, the "Snatch Game" episode is basically our birthdays. Based on the old game show The Match Game—a choice which hearkens back to Ru's obsession with television of the '70s and '80s—each queen is tasked with impersonating a personality of their choice and competing in a fashion… »4/14/15 6:15pm4/14/15 6:15pm

RuPaul's Drag Race: Last Night's Best 'Glamazonian Airways' Looks

Now that it's the second episode and we're beginning to meander into the gooey pink insides of the meat of RuPaul's Drag Race, the queens are starting to show their true colors—and almost always, that color is the snippy, grabby hue of cattiness. Yes, I know I just mixed a metaphor. My brain is just so rattled by all… »3/10/15 6:10pm3/10/15 6:10pm

Knock(ed) Down, Drag Out - Facebook to Drag Queens: Use Legal Names

Facebook, the home to over 50 gender identity options, has taken a bit of a bigoted turn this week by suspending the profiles of drag queens whose accounts are under their stage names. Artists are being forcefully logged out and left messages providing instructions on how to change their stage names to their legal… »9/14/14 1:55pm9/14/14 1:55pm

Drag Queens Are 100 Times Better at Makeup Than Most of Us and Here's Proof

One of my favorite things about RuPaul's Drag Race is the closer look it offers us on the more technical aspects of drag like the costuming, the tucking, the wigs and the makeup. The amount of time that goes into contouring the performers' faces is astounding and the process is so intricate. If you need proof, check… »4/02/13 10:15pm4/02/13 10:15pm

Lipsyncing for Your Life: A Highly Detailed Survival Analysis of RuPaul’s Drag Race

If you follow me on Twitter, you know that I'm a big fan of RuPaul's Drag Race. The transformation, the glamour, the sheer eleganza extravanga is something my life needs to interrupt the monotony of grad school. I was able to catch up on nearly four seasons in a little less than a month, and I've been watching the… »3/11/13 6:00pm3/11/13 6:00pm