drag queens

LGBTQ

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
9.11.19
Photography

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."
Harron Walker
7.9.19
LGBTQ

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.
Sofia Barrett-Ibarria
5.31.19
video

Horror and Hookups with Trixie and Katya

In this bonus scene from The Trixie & Katya Show, the queens decide which horror monsters they match with.
VICE Staff
2.13.19
LGBTQ

Inside Winnipeg’s ‘Drag Renaissance’

A new generation of ‘Slunt Factory’ performers are subverting the tropes that made drag mainstream.
Isaac Wurmann
1.17.19
video

Drag Queens Trixie & Katya Ponder Unanswerable Questions

The queens contemplate some of the world's great enigmas.
VICE Staff
1.11.19
Halloween

Crossdressing on Halloween Was the Queer Liberation I Didn’t Know I Needed

I'm a confidently queer cis black woman, but the beauty of a masculine "costume" taught me the power of playing with identity on Halloween.
Taylor Hosking
10.31.18
LGBTQ

Inside a Pageant for Indigenous Drag Queens

Instead of the cutthroat competition of ‘Drag Race,’ queens in ‘Black Divaz’ lift each other up.
Luke Ottenhof
10.25.18
Free

What It Takes to Make a Living as a Drag Queen

Most drag queens have modest incomes, but their expenses for hair, makeup and travel can easily top $10,000 a year. Here’s what they spend on and the tricks they use to make ends meet.
7.30.18
latin-x

The Latinx Drag Queens Spearheading HIV Activism on the Border

We went to a Texas border town battling a major HIV epidemic to meet the activists working to educate people about the virus.
VICE Staff
6.22.18
DRAG

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.
VICE Staff
6.6.18
VICELAND

We Met the People Who Fantasize About Monsters

Karley Sciortino checks out werewolf porn and dragon dildos on the season finale of 'SLUTEVER.'
VICE Staff
3.29.18
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