We raise children knowing that they face hard knocks in life. We support them, we nurture them and we cry for them when life is tough. And then one day, they grow up and head out on their own and start teaching us a thing or two about life. Our sons and daughters who grow up to be drag queens are no different. They’re tough, they’ve mastered what it is to be fierce, creative and confident. They’ve chosen a unique lifestyle that we have to admire. They have all the great beauty secrets. They are simply fabulous and they have an air of confidence that few can match. Drag queens have accepted themselves for who they are and made the world stand up and cheer about it. RuPaul sums it up best, “If you don’t love yourself, how in the hell you gonna love somebody else?”
So in a nutshell, here are 20 life lessons we can learn from our sons and daughters who are drag queens.