Lipstick and Leather

Special | 18m 21s

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In a buttoned-up city like DC, what happens when drag queens go rogue? LIPSTICK AND LEATHER explores the “alt-drag” community in the nation’s capital, and across the east coast. The popularity of drag has exploded in recent years, allowing performers to find new niches. LIPSTICK AND LEATHER explores how many alt-queens are thriving, and fostering greater understanding of their communities.

Aired: 12/30/20 | Expires: 12/30/23 | Rating: TV-14

Support for Reel South is made possible by the National Endowment for the Arts, the Center for Asian American Media and by SouthArts.

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