HEALTHY LIVING
09/17/2009 05:12 am ET Updated Nov 17, 2011

Inside A Drag Queen Awards Ceremony

By the time we reach the top of the stairs, the sequins are in full effect.

The money-taker waves me through with my 15-year-old daughter, Sydney -- but not before pointing out that my dress needs a few little baubles to pretty-up my decolletage. Too bad, I think. I had dressed so carefully for the afternoon. Then again, there's never enough sparkle for a room full of drag queens.

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