BY MICHAEL MUSTO | I never get tired of coming up with drag queen names because it’s a chance to be punny and funny and a little bit incorrect. Here goes—and I’ll not only include a few actual drag queens’ names, I’ll follow that with some names for the drag kings, too.
DRAG QUEEN NAMES
Aimee Semple McFaghag
Anya Back (an actual drag queen)
Carmen Dioxide (an actual drag queen)
Carrie Dragshaw (ditto)
Clare Boothe Luce Stools
Delta Flight Status
Hanukkah Lewinsky (another real queen)
Ivy League (a real queen in Provincetown)
Puff the Magic Drag Queen
Robin U. Blind
Slow School Barbie
Stella Dallas-Fort Worth
Zsa Zsa Gaboring
DRAG KING NAMES
Frank Lloyd Wrong
Glenn-Gary Glenn Ross
Hugh G. Rection (someone’s actual handle on Twitter)
Juan Singular Sensation
Justin Credible (A real person’s moniker)
Michael Musto is a columnist, pop cultural and political pundit, NYC nightlife chronicler, author, and the go-to gossip responsible for the long-running (1984-2013) Village Voice column, “La Dolce Musto.” His work appears on this website as well as Queerty.com and thedailybeast.com, and he is writing for the new Village Voice, which made its debut in April of 2021. Follow Musto on Instagram, via @michaelmusto.
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