You Should Be Following These 8 Drag Kings on Instagram
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There’s no doubt drag culture is becoming mainstream. RuPaul’s Drag Race has been on the air for a decade now, and has secured a spot on a mainstream cable media network, VH1. Trixie and Katya have their own cable show. Magazines like Vogue, Allure and Cosmopolitan are now covering drag queens. Dragula has even given a platform to alternative drag! Still, there’s one thing we haven’t seen in drag’s explosion into the mainstream: drag kings! With that in mind, here are eight of our favorites on Instagram.
Here are 8 drag kings that you should be following on Instagram:
1. Mystery Meat
Mystery Meat is an Atlanta-based drag king with an untouchably unique, monstrous mug. While he can serve a look in glitter and pastel pink, he’s most known for performing in all black with devil horns to metal music. Mystery Meat occasionally enjoys letting audience members tip him by using a staple gun to pin cash to his body, but then again who doesn’t love a good stapling?