The Pure Insanity of Banning Drag

Julio Vincent Gambuto
3 min readFeb 28
Photo by Rochelle Brown on Unsplash

Drag is art. A beautiful art. I learned this at 42 when Covid rendered me immovable in bed for six weeks. In January 2021, I wasn’t going anywhere anytime soon, so I had a lot of time on my hands. So I started watching RuPaul’s Drag Race from the beginning. Thirteen minutes in, I was fascinated. Thirteen hours in, I couldn’t get enough. Thirteen seasons in, I was in love.

Julio Vincent Gambuto

Author of “Prepare for the Ultimate Gaslighting” // Book debut AUG 8 // Now available for pre-order at