Drag Race legend Jinkx Monsoon has condemned the rise of anti-drag bills in a new interview. Over the last few months, various Republican lawmakers within the US have targeted drag entertainers with hateful legislation.
On 2 March, Tennessee became the first state to ban drag shows from taking place in public spaces and/or places where minors may be present, with similar bills introduced in at least 14 others, including Arizona, Oklahoma and Kentucky.
In response to the archaic bills, various drag performers have used their voices to push back against Republican lawmakers – including Drag Race All-Stars winner Monsoon.
During a recent appearance on ABC News, the Queen of All Queens held nothing back when discussing the aforementioned legislation. “It’s hypocritical, to say the least.