The drag world is moving a mile a minute these days! If you’re worried you might have missed some of the week’s biggest stories, we understand. That’s where The Week in Drag comes in, your weekly look at the biggest stories unfolding in the drag scene. From shocking moments that unfold in the RuPaul’s Drag Race franchise to what’s going on in your local scene, we’ve got you covered!
Get ready for Canada’s Drag Race Vs. The World
Canada’s Drag Race Vs. The World just dropped a trailer and we can’t wait for the upcoming season! Guest judges include Anjulie, Gary Janetti, Hollywood Jade, Jeanne Beker, Joe Zee, Monét X Change, Priyanka, and Sarain Fox. It’ll also be the first time a world leader visits the show with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau stopping by to see the contestants.
The show debuts on November 18 on WOW Presents Plus!
The Frock Destroyers have a new song just in time for the holiday season
The Fock Destroyers from RuPaul’s Drag Race UK fame, have a new song coming out on November 25th called Naughty List. Blu Hydrangea, Baga Chipz, and Divina de Campo will have you singing their latest hit all holiday season! Be sure to stream it when it comes out.
Maebe A. Girl runs for Congress
The midterm elections featured a drag queen on the ballot for citizens of Los Angeles! Maebe A. Girl made history by winning a crowded primary, and becoming the first trans/non-binary person to land on the ballot for Congress! While the votes are still coming in, Maebe is a trailblazer who has broken barriers for drag queens and non-binary people in politics regardless of the outcome.
There’s a new Miss Big Adam’s Apple in town!
Congrats are in order for Juicy Liu, who won the title of Miss Big Adam’s Apple over the weekend. She had us all laughing with her incredible performance as the infamous Nicole Kidman AMC commercial. You know the one. Watch the video above if you missed it.
Dusty Ray Bottoms is part of a very important documentary
Conversion therapy is still an issue in the United States and Dusty Ray Bottoms is sharing her story in the groundbreaking documentary called Conversion. The film tells survivors’ stories and while it may be difficult to watch, it is important. The documentary has a special East Coast premiere on Thursday, November 17th.
Painted With Raven season 2 cast revealed
Season 2 of Raven‘s hit show premieres Nov 17 worldwide only on WOW Presents Plus. Look for our interview with Raven herself next week here on WERRRK.com!
If you’re in the Sacramento area and haven’t checked out the weekly Makeup and Mimosas drag brunch at Badlands, you’re missing out! The show features a rotating cast each week. This 21+ event requires booking in advance, so make sure you snag those $5 tickets and $15 mimosa pitchers each week!
Wisconsin and Illinois Continental crown their titleholders!
Congratulations to the new Miss Illinois Continental Cira Flexion, Miss Illinois Continental Plus Kara Belle, Miss Wisconsin Continental Kassandra Hylton, Miss Wisconsin Continental Plus Lindsey Paige, Miss Wisconsin Continental Elite Sky Couture and Mister Wisconsin Continental Darrington Chilton!
Now you’re caught up on The Week in Drag! Did you see an amazing pageant and want to share the results? Did you see a show that had you shook as the kids say? Is there a big story in your local drag scene you want to share? Send us an email (firstname.lastname@example.org) and it might be featured in a future edition of The Week in Drag!