the vicky vox

Life Lessons from Drag Queens:

“Live your life authentically.” - Raja Gemini

“You’re gonna mess it up, and you’re gonna mess up a whole bunch. You’ll figure it out. You’ll be yourself eventually.” - Vicky Vox

“You don’t need to waste time trying to impress people who aren’t gonna accept you for who you are.” - Jinkx Monsoon

“When you become the image of your own imagination, it’s the most powerful thing you can do.” - RuPaul

“If anyone ever boos you offstage, that is simply applause from ghosts.” - Sharon Needles

“Dream and dream big. It doesn’t matter where you come from, what color you are, what shape you are. Be the best you can be.” - Latrice Royale

“I need a nap and some dick” - Willam

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Someone messaged me asking why I’m so obsessed:

I love drag because (contrary to popular belief) it’s not about looking pretty. It’s about making a statement and taking bad things and making them good. You can take anything you want, and twist and warp it to make it your own. You can do whatever the fuck you want to your body and you’ll always have people that love you for it. With drag it doesn’t matter if you’re fat or skinny, big or small, fishy or butch, etc. It just matters that you convey a message that means something to you, and maybe it’ll connect other people along the way.

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The Art of DragDrag is an art form that trades on the capacity to perform gender, invent character, and often to impersonate celebrities and enact their talents. By exploring current or historical situation, we have constructed an argument about the ways that fame functions in drag.

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anonymous asked:

what happened with vicky vox?

i’m on my phone, so i can’t provide links, but basically vicky vox decided to randomly tweet that she thinks katya is annoying, and the only reason other people don’t think katya is annoying is because of racism…. and she tagged katya in the tweet.

understandably, fans were upset and started responding to the tweet. vicky, probably basking in all of the attention, decided to make it even worse by bringing up katya’s addiction. her exact words were, “ I think the reason she’s celebrated is also her undoing. I don’t see a comedy super hero. I see an addict in recovery.”

SHE TAGGED KATYA IN THIS TWEET AS WELL.

katya reacted to the drama in a deleted tweet, so it has clearly affected her? we all know katya still struggles with her past addiction, but she’s worked so hard to overcome it, and her drag is so much more than that?

anyway, detox defended vicky. it’s not surprising, but it’s still disappointing.

Picking your all-time favorite Drag Queen (and what that says about you)
  • Alaska: You have a pulse.
  • Alyssa Edwards: You laugh at people. Not with them.
  • Bianca Del Rio: You don’t go out often.
  • Courtney Act: You want to fuck Courtney Act
  • Detox: You’re a very bitter person.
  • Willam: You have a pulse and a YouTube account
  • Adore Delano: You’re under thirty years old.
  • Chad Michaels: You’re over thirty years old.
  • Pandora Boxx: You don’t exist.
  • Pearl: You have a tumblr account.
  • Katya: You have an instagram account.
  • Any other season 7 queen: You’re an optimist, and you were just introduced to drag as a concept.
  • Raven: You’re a dick.
  • Roxxy Andrews: You’re a HUGE dick.
  • Phi Phi O’Hara: You’re an absolute cunt.
  • Tyra Sanchez: You’re Tyra Sanchez.
  • Raja: You’re RuPaul.
  • Jinkx Monsoon: You’re a huge theatre queen, with more trauma than the average gay.
  • Delta Work: You live in Long Beach.
  • Latrice Royale: You’re human.
  • Sharon Needles: You don’t read the news.
  • Manilla Luzon: You are possibly deaf.
  • Shangela: You’re a liar.
  • Mimi Imfurst: One YouTube video doesn't make you a fan. Draw Again.
  • Laganja: You say things like “fierce” and “werk” unironically; you’re also an attention whore.
  • Rhea Litre: You actually attend drag nights at your local bar.
  • Vicky Vox: You actually identified the above queen. You also piss people off for fun.
  • Lady Bunny: You’re over 50.
  • RuPaul: God, you’re so boring.
  • Carmen Carrera: You're really irritating.
  • Ben Dela Creme: You're really bad at accepting reality.
  • Serena Cha Cha: You don't like drag. Or yourself.