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."
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.
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.
Inside Winnipeg’s ‘Drag Renaissance’
A new generation of ‘Slunt Factory’ performers are subverting the tropes that made drag mainstream.
Drag Queens Trixie & Katya Ponder Unanswerable Questions
The queens contemplate some of the world's great enigmas.
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.
Inside a Pageant for Indigenous Drag Queens
Instead of the cutthroat competition of ‘Drag Race,’ queens in ‘Black Divaz’ lift each other up.
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.
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.
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.
We Met the People Who Fantasize About Monsters
Karley Sciortino checks out werewolf porn and dragon dildos on the season finale of 'SLUTEVER.'