Add some sass and pizzazz to your feed! Celebrate LGBTQ+ pride and the art form of drag with these badass Hong Kong drag queens.
While support for the LGBTQ+ community in Hong Kong has grown – for example, a LGBTQ-friendly sexual health clinic and a mental health clinic have been established – there’s still a long way to go towards the legal protection of same-sex relationships. In the meantime, there are many ways we can help raise awareness. Looking for inspiration to get fired up? Start by supporting these badass Hong Kong drag queens, whom you can cheer on at buzzing gay bars!
Hong Kong drag queens you need to know
1. Madame Mincemeat
After her debut at Clockenflap back in 2015, Madame Mincemeat has since let loose and slayed the drag queen scene in Hong Kong. We love her glitzy style and fashion sense – all of which you can marvel at on Instagram. Catch Madame Mincemeat at events all over town from drag brunches tobingo nights, to fundraisers. This queen is where to turn to when life gets a bit too serious!
2. Queen Kong
Queen Kong only settled into who she is today after many reincarnations. Now harnessing inventive and sexy looks, you can catch this queen in all of her glory on Insta, where she’s even done videos on her process of glamming up. Head over to Petticoat Lane and see her fantastic performances that never disappoint!
3. Coco Pop
A drag queen in Hong Kong that wears many hats, Coco Pop is also the vocalist of her band, Coco and the Beasts, a radio host at We Are Family, and a costume designer. You can watch her perform at venues and events across town, sometimes even with her drag queen sisters.
4. Mocha Diva
Proud Pinay drag queen Mocha Diva has performed in drag since 2006 and considers herself to be a muscle queen. You may have spotted her in the second season of Thailand’s spin-off of RuPual’s Drag Race: Drag Race Thailand. Stop by Vivere to witness her live, where you can experience one of her legendary drag brunches alongside many other queens!
5. Violette Blanche
The dance diva of Hong Kong, Violette Blanche can often be found with her fellow ladies of The Dollhouse – providing endless entertainment and dance moves. You can find her commanding the spotlight at a Vivere drag event or taking over a club with her Dollhouse sisters.
6. Alexa Fadayz
This bearded drag queen commands the room wherever they go. Alexa Fadayz is everything from a host to a performer to a fashionista – all showcased right on her Insta. Join her quiz nights and drag brunches at Vivere to see her in the spotlight with her gender-bending persona.
7. Gigi Reyes
Another queen from The Dollhouse, Gigi Reyes can be found giving a performance of a lifetime everywhere she goes. Catch her with her fellow Dollhouse queens, putting on incredible shows everywhere from Vivere to Petticoat Lane. You can see highlights of her fabulous life and artistry on her Instagram.