Although best known as a rising star on the New York drag scene, Sasha Velour is also a graduate of the Center for Cartoon Studies, an illustrator, art director of Velour: The Drag Magazine, and now, a contestant on season 9 of RuPaul’s Drag Race:
Sasha also hosted the Ignatz Awards a few years back, and did a bang up job as we recall.
The competition on Season 9 looks fierce in all senses of the word, but we’ll be rooting for Sasha all the way.
Heidi MacDonald is the founder and editor in chief of The Beat. In the past, she worked for Disney, DC Comics, Fox and Publishers Weekly. She can be heard regularly on the More To Come Podcast. She likes coffee, cats and noble struggle.