RuPaul’s Drag Race champ Yvie Oddly returned to her home of Denver to perform at several events during their Denver Pride celebration. She was greeted with thunderous applause from hometown fans, and she thanked the crowd for helping her develop her career in the nightclubs and bars of the city.

Backstage at her show at Tracks (photo above), Yvie spoke to GayCities about the challenges that nightlife performers encounter when they try to find work in smaller cities.

Yvie then gave a bit of advice for how performers can use social media to develop careers in drag. Watch the clip below:


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