Is drag culture having an identity crisis?

How inclusive can a movement be when it insists on ever more exclusive and hostile definitions of who gets to speak or be seen, asks Monique Verduyn

20 October 2019 - 00:00 By monique verduyn

When RuPaul was interviewed by the Guardian last year, he said that "drag is a
big f-you to male-dominated culture".

More infamously, however, he made it known that he didn't think transgender women belonged on his reality competition show, RuPaul's Drag Race. To no-one's surprise, the backlash was instantaneous...

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