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I started drag in Portland, Oregon, but I don't feel th

I started drag in Portland, Oregon, but I don’t feel that I came to life as a drag queen until I started working in Seattle. That’s what really lit the rocket fuel in my career.
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I prefer to be gender fluid or non-gendered and I dress in drag almost every day of my life even if I’m not in my full Jinkx Monsoon persona – I’m the kind of person who does not dress like my assigned gender and I wear makeup every day and sometimes wear wigs as a boy.
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I was always ready to submit my life to my career – but I don’t think anything could have truly prepared me for the reality of that.
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Jinkx is a single mother and I’ve seen so many strong Jewish women.
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We should not be assuming anything for anyone else’s gender, because gender is defined by the individual.
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The idea behind Jinkx is that she’s a single mother and failed actress. One time she went out to a gay bar with her son, who’s a gay adult, and started singing torch songs on the bar and became a hit. Now she’s every gay boy’s favorite cabaret act.
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I am a transgender identified person.
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No matter who you are in your day-to-day life, and no matter what you look like, and whatever insecurities you’re dealing with, you can fully transform yourself. It’s as easy as deciding to transform yourself.
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I think my favourite thing about doing conventions is the parents taking their kids to see their favourite drag idols, because open-minded, progressive parents are making such a change in the world right now. The more open-minded these kids are being raised, the more hope I have for the future.
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I am a transgender identified person.
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Coming out as nonbinary was a response to a lot of criticism I got when it leaked that I’d be playing a nonbinary character on ‘Steven Universe.’ I never really had the words like nonbinary or gender fluid or gender nonconforming until after ‘Drag Race’ and that’s when I first started identifying publicly as nonbinary.
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Drag has come a long way and people are respecting it, and giving drag queens and other people who defy gender norms more chances than they’ve ever been given before, but it’s thanks to people like RuPaul, especially, who set that momentum going.
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I used to hate that my lips are gigantic, and now I have huge red clown lips, and I love it.
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I’m extremely into Greek Mythology and know almost everything about the classic Greek myths.
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I want to be a role model and an advocate for social change.
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I call myself a gorgeous anachronism.
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I think my favourite thing about doing conventions is the parents taking their kids to see their favourite drag idols, because open-minded, progressive parents are making such a change in the world right now. The more open-minded these kids are being raised, the more hope I have for the future.
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I started drag at 15 years old.
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I think this is a trait that runs throughout the queer community, the obsession with the hyper-feminine female villains. And we see it in Disney movies and in movies like ‘Death Becomes Her,’ and in characters like Poison Ivy and Catwoman.
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I want to be a role model and an advocate for social change.
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What I love that has happened for years now with ‘Drag Race’ is the queens can go on to have any kind of career.
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Jinkx is a single mother and I’ve seen so many strong Jewish women.
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First, it was a big deal for girls to dress more like guys. Then it was a big deal for straight men to be metereosexuals and care about their appearance in the way that a gay man would. Now we have to take it a step further – men should be able to not wear men’s clothes if they don’t want to.
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Growing up as a gay boy during the holidays, there’s the things you want to ask for, and then the things you ask for because you’re afraid of asking for what you really want.
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I want a computer that’s bigger than my TV at home!
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I did ‘Hedwig and the Angry Inch’ two years in a row in the winter in Seattle, and that was an amazing experience both times.
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You don’t know that you’re not a solo artist or standup comedian or drag cabaret artist until you try it.
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What I love that has happened for years now with ‘Drag Race’ is the queens can go on to have any kind of career.
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Drag queens, our whole art form is about taking inspiration from artists we adore.
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If you have to mask the things you’re insecure about, go ahead. Wear four pairs of pantyhose, pad your hips, boost your boobs – whatever it takes to walk out of the house feeling like you own the world. Because there’s no reason to waste your life hating something you can change.
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While I’m out of drag, I’m still extremely effeminate.
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Almost all the Disney villain witches are gay icons.

Almost all the Disney villain witches are gay icons.
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I am only really attracted to people who are very open-minded and embrace and celebrate people who live outside the gender norm.
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When I’m doing an exaggerated character, I hope it’s clear I don’t think this is how women do, or should, act. There’s aspects of Looney Tunes in drag. But there’s something poignant about a man dressed as a woman, talking about gender. It can make you realize how similar the genders really are.
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I love puns and plays on words, which is why I love RuPaul so much.
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I’ve always been into the music of the 1920s and 1930s.
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I feel that drag queens impersonate very strong, independent women who inspired us throughout our lives.
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My first drag role was the character Widow Simone in the ballet ‘La Fille Mal Gardee.’ She’s a crazy social climbing woman trying to marry off her daughter to the wealthy town idiot. And in the middle of the show, she gets to perform a clog dance. I loved it.
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Gwyneth Paltrow – she always looks like she’s about to cry.
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If you hide, you won’t find the eccentric people who will be your best friends.
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I very much treat my stage persona of Jinkx as a character I’ve created. Some drag artists do a look-based glamour act, and when they talk they’re mostly just being themselves. In my case it’s not Jinkx the drag queen, it’s Jerrick Hoffer as Jinkx Monsoon.
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A lot of people just feel really impacted and inspired by drag in ways that I don’t think we, as self-absorbed drag queens, think about that often.
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The more you embrace the weird crazy things about you, the more you find your tribe.
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I basically can’t go to any gay bar in America without getting mobbed, which is fun and tiring.
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I find a lot of joy from legitimate theater. But Jinkx is my passion project.
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I feel that drag queens impersonate very strong, independent women who inspired us throughout our lives.
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We should not be assuming anything for anyone else’s gender, because gender is defined by the individual.
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Christmas used to be my favorite time of year. But as an adult, it’s a time of year where it’s like, do I have to go through this again?
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I really don’t consider myself a man or a woman. I just kind of float in between and that’s how I’ve always felt.
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There’s an old guard of drag, like the queens who got as big as they could possibly get before there was a TV show dedicated to drag queens.
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I want people to see that you don’t have to be catty and mean to be a superstar.
Jinkx Monsoon
I very much treat my stage persona of Jinkx as a character I’ve created. Some drag artists do a look-based glamour act, and when they talk they’re mostly just being themselves. In my case it’s not Jinkx the drag queen, it’s Jerrick Hoffer as Jinkx Monsoon.
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Drag is very regional.
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You can’t believe that you’re the best at everything.
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I want people to see that you don’t have to be catty and mean to be a superstar.
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We like to take pop songs that have really cool, complex melodies or lyrics and strip away all that fluff and electronic noise, and put them back as if they were written for a singer and a piano.
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The more you embrace the weird crazy things about you, the more you find your tribe.
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I’m extremely into Greek Mythology and know almost everything about the classic Greek myths.
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I call myself a gorgeous anachronism.
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I hope people realize that drag queens and queer people, we’re not just archetypes and stereotypes. We’re human beings with a lot to share. And a drag queen doesn’t have to just be a clown, she can also be like a cooking TV personality or like a DJ, or a talk-show host. We should be able to infiltrate TV everywhere.
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When you are living your truth, you will meet people who love you for that truth.
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I love puns and plays on words, which is why I love RuPaul so much.
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It's hard to have a fruitful romantic life when I'm nev

It’s hard to have a fruitful romantic life when I’m never in one place for long.
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I play a lot of video games, cook meals for my best friends and chosen family in Seattle, and find time to visit my family in Portland, Oregon.
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When your career and your passion one in the same there is very little downtime.
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I used to watch ‘Death Becomes Her,’ and I knew I wanted to become Meryl Streep.
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We have such an amazing drag community, and I don’t think people fully realize it about Seattle.
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No matter who you are in your day-to-day life, and no matter what you look like, and whatever insecurities you’re dealing with, you can fully transform yourself. It’s as easy as deciding to transform yourself.
Jinkx Monsoon
Christmas used to be my favorite time of year. But as an adult, it’s a time of year where it’s like, do I have to go through this again?
Jinkx Monsoon
I find a lot of joy from legitimate theater. But Jinkx is my passion project.
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You can’t believe that you’re the best at everything.
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Australian audiences seem ready for anything you throw at them.
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To be completely honest, I find New York to be too much city for me.
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Australian audiences seem ready for anything you throw at them.
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Who knows where I would be if I hadn’t gone on Drag Race and gotten that kick in the rear to step it up to the next level?
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I did ‘Hedwig and the Angry Inch’ two years in a row in the winter in Seattle, and that was an amazing experience both times.
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I’m going to release whatever feels right and what I think is going to spread a good message about my artistry and what I believe.
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Growing up as a gay boy during the holidays, there’s the things you want to ask for, and then the things you ask for because you’re afraid of asking for what you really want.
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With Jinkx Monsoon, I strive to make her pretty and likable and have this bubbly, lovely personality. But then she can also be the most crass, out of the blue, kooky character.
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When I found the ‘Human Nature’ music video as a teenager – I’ve been a drag queen since 15 – I just loved that music video so much because it’s such a celebration of her femininity and her sexuality. I thought it was so powerful.
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Drag is very much an art form, and all art goes through ebbs and flows and trends.
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Sarah Silverman has always been a huge influence on my comedy.
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There’s a mixture of pride and self-loathing in Jewish female comedians that I’ve always admired and wanted to bring into Jinkx.
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I’ve always preferred drag roles, because typically I get better costumes and I’ve always felt more connected with the female characters in my favorite shows than most of the male characters.
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It’s not just putting on a little bit of makeup and putting on a dress. Some drag queens duct tape their heads, some drag queens are bound and strapped and pulled in every which direction. To be in drag is no small endeavor.
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It’s silly, but ‘You Really Got a Hold on Me’ has been a favorite song of mine for a long time.
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Coming out as nonbinary was a response to a lot of criticism I got when it leaked that I’d be playing a nonbinary character on ‘Steven Universe.’ I never really had the words like nonbinary or gender fluid or gender nonconforming until after ‘Drag Race’ and that’s when I first started identifying publicly as nonbinary.
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I was so nervous competing against Lyneshia Sparx. She’s so gorgeous, and she’s hilarious. When you get to know her, she’s the most lovely person.
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