It’s the most wonderful time of the year!
Not Christmas, dummy, although I do love me some festive Yuletide cheer. No, I’m talking about the reveal of RuPaul’s Drag Race‘s Season 6 contestants! Although the new season doesn’t premiere until February 2014, Logo has revealed this year’s queens over the past few days via various social media platforms and today released each contestant’s short “Meet the Queens” video. I’ve gotta say, this is a really versatile bunch, a mixed bag of seasoned professionals and drag newcomers whose styles, for the most part, transcend the easy pageant/camp divisions of previous cycles. More than anything else, that’s what I’m looking forward to most this season: seeing Drag Race showcase the broad spectrum of drag performance as it hasn’t done before. (Also, this season’s queens are really cute boys, too!)
You can check out all the Season 6 queens on the official RuPaul’s Drag Race website, but here’s a quick rundown of some of my expectations and predictions for the season: