Asia O’Hara on How Dallas Does Drag

Illustration of Asia O'HaraTexas is back in the house,” Asia O’Hara proclaimed on the season premiere of RuPaul’s Drag Race. Clad in a white skintight dress with fringe dripping from the arms, the season ten contestant came on strong. But it wasn’t just Texas that O’Hara—real name Antwan Lee—was so boldly representing. It was Dallas. Over the course of the past decade, six Texas drag queens have competed on the hit VH1 reality show, and four of them have hailed from the Dallas–Fort Worth area. Before the latest race to become America’s Next Drag Superstar concludes on June 28, we asked O’Hara to tell us why so many Dallas queens have gotten so close to the throne. The Rose Room This venue, which bills itself as “the Southwest’s…View Original Post

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