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" All things to do with drag are inherently therapeutic because the realization of your own insanity is the beginning of sanity. "
" Anna Wintour is a very smart woman. She's a Scorpio, like me. "
" A regular old drag queen is usually your science teacher who's actually wearing women's panties underneath his slacks. A drag-queen superstar is someone who actually works in clubs and makes a living doing it more than one night a year, or even one night in six months. "
" Doing drag in a male-dominant culture is an act of treason. It's the most punk-rock thing you can do. "
" Don't believe the hype; don't believe what it tells you on your driver's license. You are an extension of the power that created this whole universe. "
" Drag breaks the fourth wall, which is why it's never been quite accepted, because nobody wants to be told that they are really a caricature of themself and to not take yourself too seriously. "
" Drag has always been the thing you turn to to remember to not take yourself too seriously. "
" Drag is involved with changing identities and not taking identities too seriously at all. That's why drag is such a hard sell to a network - or anyone, really - because it's up against the ego. "
" Drag is really about reminding people that you are more than you think you are - you are more than what it says on your passport. "
" Drag is there to remind culture not to take itself too seriously. All of this is illusion. "
" Drag queens have always taken on that role of spilling the tea - and the tea is the emperor has no clothes! "
" Everybody is in drag. "
" Everyone has a really short attention span, and you have to bombard them with content, content, content. "
" For both men and women, an eyelash curler is a must. It gives your eye the appearance of being well-rested and wide open. "
" For my tribe, the people I found years ago, we've found sanctuary in the irreverent, in the off-center, in the quirky... And that's how we stay entertained, and that's how we stay engaged in what would otherwise seem to be a really cruel world. A really harsh world. "
" From childhood, we're trained to be a certain way, to behave a certain way - so that the power base can control us, really. And punk and drag are completely outside of that. "
" Having an automobile in Los Angeles enables me to change clothes at least three times a day: I will go from western wear to nautical to Savile Row in the course of 12 hours. "
" Hollywood is an idea. It's not a real place. "
" Honestly, it's important to not take this whole process of life on this planet too seriously. And you need games to remind you that every aspect of your experience on this planet is a game. And you have to be a good sport. You have to strategize, and you have to have fun. "
" I always bring an orange scarf, not just so I can wear it or tuck it into my pocket, but also so I can throw it over a lamp in the hotel room. Orange is my favourite colour, and it gives a lovely, warm ambience. "
" I always did what I thought was interesting. I always just did what caught my fantasy. Looking like a woman, that was never the criteria for me. It was always to do drag. And drag is not gender-specific. Drag is just drag. It's exaggeration. "
" I dance to the beat of a different drummer. "
" I don't think drag will ever be mainstream because it's counter to what the mainstream directive is, which is picking an identity and sticking with it for the rest of your life. "
" I don't think there is a life in the mundane 9-to-5 hypocrisy. That's not living. "
" I enjoy being creative. "
" I feel like I've won every year the show has been picked up by Logo because, really, nothing beats a paycheck. "
" If you grow up in show business, you look beyond the looking glass. So, all of the surface facades get broken. "
" If you look at their voting habits and their eating habits, you realize people are stupid. "
" If you're upset by something I said, you have bigger problems than you think. "
" If you've worked in a factory, and you haven't learned how to do something else, you're obsolete. That's just nature. "
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