From the moment she hit the workroom on this season of “Ru Paul’s Drag Race”, Violet Chachki was a force to be reckoned with. From strutting down the runway with accessories like an oxygen tank (complete with face mask) to having the smallest waist seen on that runway, it’s no surprise to anyone that she snatched this season’s title of “America’s Next Drag Superstar”.
Trixie Mattel emerged as the darling of this season of "Ru Paul's Drag Race". From her heart wrenching back story to her plastic fantastic performances, Trixie looked to go far this season, sadly, despite being brought back by Ru Paul herself to compete against other eliminated girls and winning, she left in 2015.
This Pride Month, let's look at a few artists, activists, and individuals who paved the way for us. Although the fight for full equality continues, we have come a long way because of them.
Jaidynn Diore Fierce was the true heart of this season of "RuPaul's Drag Race". From her infectious personality to her love of the stage, Jaidynn gave 100% into every challenge. Sadly, the team challenge with the former queens ended up sending her home mid-way through the competition.
From the moment Puerto Rico's own Kandy Ho stomped onto the runway on this season of "RuPaul's Drag Race" it was a pretty safe bet that she would be bringing the heat. From her somewhat tense interactions with the other girls to her stunning runway presentations, Kandy made an indelible impression on the other girls and the viewers.
While BIg Ang is the breakout star of "Mob Wives" it's her larger than life personality and love for the gays that keeps us all loving "everything Ang." She chattted with about this past season of "Mob Wives," her ever growing brood, and what she has coming up next.
Sasha Belle came into the workroom this season on "RuPaul's Drag Race" literally, guns a blazing! Sasha did her homework on the show, even with it's various seasons and challenges, she was aimed to go far. Sadly, the group song challenge proved to be this Iowa City darling's downfall.
Tempest DuJour has joined an elite group of ladies and is the first contestant to be eliminated this season from "RuPaul's Drag Race". Tempest is a seasoned queen with comedy to spare, and would have been a worthy competitor in some of the more complex acting challenges.
Head for the hills, hide in a cave, the traditions are coming! As I write this from my lair, a trickle of large snowflakes and other non- denominational seasonal emblems are being hoisted over intersections in outlying regions, while others don't even have up their Halloween decorations yet.