Drag Race star Robin Fierce has made herstory with her recent Drag Queen Story Hour event. If you’ve been keeping up with the 15th season of RuPaul’s Drag Race, then chances are you’ve heard of the Conneticut-based talent.
While her time on the series was cut short, Robin has wasted no time using her elevated platform to spearhead LGBTQ+ inclusivity around the US.
On 28 February, the beloved talent made herstory as the first drag entertainer to be a guest speaker at Yale University. During the event, Robin held a Drag Queen Story Hour – which featured her reading Anti-Racist Baby by Ibram X Kendi, And Tango Makes Three by Peter Parnell, and an excerpt from All Boys Aren’t Blue by George M Johnson.
All three of the aforementioned books have recently faced pushback from conservative lawmakers in the US, with some states even banning the books from school libraries. “Did I do a drag queen story hour at @Yale today… I did, indeed lol,” Robin tweeted alongside a clip from the event.