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The 6 Best Queens You Won’t See on Drag Race


As much as we love our Drag Race, we can’t help but get a little tired of the same flawless beauties, gussying it up to make the mainstream judges believe that they are, indeed, the most crown-worthy cows of them all.

But what of the Queens whom we know and love for their imperfections? The messy queens with stubble who, night after night, provide us with the inspiration to laugh at them, ourselves, and our culture. They won’t show up on Drag Race anytime soon, and we wouldn’t have it any other way.

Here at Queerty, we take men in ill-fitting attire and bad makeup as seriously those blessed with the beauty of Aphrodite! Here’s our list of the top drag performers who don’t need RuPaul’s approval.