Drag queens have been around for decades, from the Stonewall riots to RuPaul’s Drag Race, being the front and centre of the march for LGBTQ+ equality in the world.  Ever since the art has exploded onto the television screen and social videos due to the birth of reality TV competition RuPaul’s Drag Race, a legion of drag queens have since spawned and taken over the world.

In Singapore, a country still grappling with LGBTQ+ rights, a band of fearless, talented Singapore drag queens have debuted — showing what it means to live life with pride, confidence and colour. Here are 33 drag queens that are taking our country by storm.

1: Vanda Miss Joaquim (@yourstrulyvandamissjoaquim)

2: Vyla Virus (@vylavirus)

3: Miss Chili (@misschilisg)

4: Mona Kee Kee (@monakeekeeonline)

5: Arya Dunn (@arya.dunn)

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6: Kemora Kucinta (@kemorakucinta)

7: Salome Blaque (@salomeblaque)

8: Farrah Shamrock (@farrahshamrock)

9: Mika Vogue (@mika_vogue)

10: Becca D’Bus (@beccadbus)

11: Eva Le Queen (@eva_lequeen)

12: Yeastmonster (@yeastmonster)

13: Ms Fanservia (@msfanservia)

14: Miss Dahlia Rose (@missdahliarose)

15: Lily Elle (@fuzzley)

16: Anna Stacia (@officialannastacia)

17: Gina Gemini (@ginageminisg)

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18: Noris (@noristar_narcisso)

19: Layla On Fire (@laylaonfireofficial)

20: Xanado Phlox (@xanadophlox)

21: Russell Fierce (@russellfierce)

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22: Rhea Borne Eve (@rheaborneeve)

23: Ms Carla Dee (@mscarladee)

24: Tiara Sorrel (@tiarasorrel)

25: Eriana Conda (@eriana_conda)

26: Eliza Imanelly (@elizaimanelly)

27: Eyvabella Donna (@evyabelladonna)

28: Tanuki Starz (@tanuki_starz)

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29: Ms Shazam (@msshazam)

30: DeEnormouS (@iamdeenormous)

31: Rima Supple S (@rima_s)

32: Sammi Zhen (@iamsammizhen)

33: Jaye Toh (@jaye_toh)


We originally intended this piece to feature some of the newer queens, but thought it would be good to place some of the veterans who have been a key part of the community. Some of these other key figures which we are happy to include in this list are:

Amy Tashiana
Fariz Spears
Lisa Dolmat
Jeffrey Jayjay
Jada Jade Rodriguez

We thank those who have noted the omissions and would like to reiterate that the list is not exhaustive.

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