Rare Candid Portraits of Drag Artists That Capture What’s Underneath
I wanted spontaneous portraits of Bushwig's drag performers—so I scared them with a fake rat.
Justin J Wee
These Glorious Photos Show Off the Subversive World Where Drag Meets Wrestling
"With Choke Hole we want to take wrestling and amplify [its] queer subtext explicitly. We want to show that queer people can be strong."
How 'Drag Race' Made Drag Queen Music Video Cameos Legit
You're not imagining it: the way drag queens are used by pop acts has moved from cheap laughs or deviance to something new.
Dating as a Drag Queen Is Way Harder Than You Think
"I didn’t come out of the closet to date a boy who dresses like a girl" is a constant refrain.
Photos of Spain's Most Unconventional Drag Party
The organisers aim to throw the most inclusive and liberating party imaginable.
Anna Álvarez Ortega
The Radical Art of Lip Sync
Straight people are into drag now, which is cool. But let's not forget that, for queer people, lip syncing goes way beyond entertainment.
Ben Charlie Smoke
The Queens Living It Up in China's Thriving Drag Scene
VICE met up with a pair of drag queens as they prepared for a major ball in Shanghai, following along before they hit the stage for a competition with dozens of other queens.
That Time Chi Chi DeVayne Got Really Stoned Before Her Drag Show
The former 'RuPaul's Drag Race' contestant relives the night she slipped during a performance and accidentally fell offstage.
It Took Decades for Pop Culture to Fall in Love With Drag
There's a huge difference between Rocky Horror and RuPaul. How did we get here?
What We Saw at Europe's Biggest Drag Convention
If 'RuPaul’s Drag World' has taught us anything, it’s that – despite its growing popularity – drag remains the ultimate outsider art.
Scenes from a Japanese Drag Queen Rap Battle
Where Tokyo's finest queens spit dirty jokes to an enthralled crowd.
Fashion Freaks Are Losing Their Place in NYC
Astronomical rent and shifting trends are threatening the life of the legendary Allan and Suzi boutique.