Masters of Drag
In this digital series, New York's sweetest drag diva Peppermint tells the story of pioneering American drag artists. In the process, she demonstrates how drag is a performance art form that has thrived in this country for generations, entertaining LGBTQ+ and general audiences alike, and providing the former with an important outlet of self-expression.
Crystal was a proud Black trans woman, a drag mother and, a pageant girl.
She was an artist, activist, gay mother and mentor to hundreds of queer youth.
She ran for president in lipstick, heels and eyeshadow.
Sarria was a legend of the San Francisco drag scene.
Gladys Bentley was a musician and drag king who was a part of the Harlem Renaissance.
Julian Eltinge was a female impersonator who was once America's highest paid performer.