“Drag has always served a purpose. The purpose is to remind people to not take themselves too seriously. We mock identity. A lot of people get angry… Identity is not to be taken seriously. We show people we’re shape shifters. We are God in drag. That’s our role — is to remind people of that.”— RuPaul to Time Magazine. Ru was named one of Time’s 100 most influential people of 2017.
Check out his video interview below: