Drag is a celebration. Drag is an attitude. Characterizing drag queens as "bitchy, catty, dumb, slutty" is reductive and insulting. The female persona created by a drag queen is robust, powerful, enduring. She has moxie, smarts, humor and beauty.
The "Queen is dead," was the report rumored to be circulating around my record company. Three months of physical therapy fraught with uncertainty about my career and ability to become financially stable again, ended with me approaching despair.