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The Queens Of 'RuPaul's Drag Race: Season 6' Are Being Revealed!

Updated Sunday, December 8 at 4 p.m. est

If it wasn't for RuPaul's Drag Race, I'd hibernate indoors throughout all of February. I literally LIVE for the show (not figuratively).

So, if you're like me and the rest of the Instinct team, then you've been squealing like a squirrel friend all weekend thanks to the unveiling of the queens who'll be shantay-ing their way to take Jinkx Monsoon's crown in season 6! (Bear with me—RPDR and Logo are NOT confirming the names of these queens, just revealing photos. Many folks are guessing with conflicting reports across the Internet. I'm doing my best to correctly identify the future drag royalty pictured below, so kindly let me know if I've misidentified a contestant.)

One thing's for sure: season 6 is going to be quite the battle. Let us know in the comments who your early faves for the crown are! 

Without further adieu, on Sunday, the final few queens were revealed. We now have the full cast of RuPaul's Drag Race: Season 6! They are:

Laganja Estranja:

Gia Gunn:

Magnolia Crawford:

Trinity Kardashian Bonet:

On Saturday, these queens were announced for season 6:

Bianca del Rio!

Kelly Mantle!

Courtney Act!

Ben de la Creme!

Darienne Lake!

On Friday, it was announced that:

April Carrion will walk the catwalk in early 2014:

Milk Queen!

Vi Vacious!

RuPaul's Drag Race's Instagram just unveiled another queen, which fans seem to believe is Joslyn Fox:

Adore Delano (I think) has just been announced!

We'll try our best to update this post, so keep checking back for more season 6 queens!

Any early faves, Instincters?


It's a shame you didn't stay in school and pay attention in English class.  Your grammar and sentence structure are that of a third grader.  Take your illiterate ass somewhere else before someone drops a house on you.

     BEGONE, you have no power here!

Just a casual observation from a Drag Queen who (I think as does my husband) is a pretty good looking man, have traveled the world (as a boy) and has a very well paying job for a Freight company (butch huh) and whilst in drag, have helped raised thousands of dollars for numerous charities and entertained hundreds of people... I think the comments above are narrow minded and the exact reason Drag Queens exist. To spread joy and smiles to people. If you don't like it then you don't have to watch it. Simple as that!! Such a shame to have so much homo hate in the gay community!! Never mind, shine on haters, you only make us stronger and more fierce!!

Youre welcome x

We'll said Andy ! Shame on that grump !!

I am a drag queen and college educated so excuse me!!!?!! I have a bachelor's degree!!!! Get yourself off that high pedestal you step on!

Jonathan Higbee: You're proving to have as much journalistic clout as my morning bowel-movement. There's a difference between jumping the gun, jumping to conclusion, and just plain not knowing what you're talking about. You're in for a surprise on many counts, hun. And I mean that as a wake-up call (not as a read).

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I'm sorry you feel that way. sad What about this story upset you?

Oh, on the contrary! Nothing about this article has upset me. It's freaking hilarious! But, since you've proven to be such a well-researched writer, who clearly is using his most-reliable techniques to gather and disseminate information, then the following quote should make perfect sense to you: "That moment when Monét X Change and Terra Grenade won the internet." Otherwise, the joke's completely on you, my darling.

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Considering this is the New York Times and not a fun pop-culture blog where I've openly admitted to needing help confirming the names of people in the photos, you're intense hatred for me seems appropriate, "Eugene." Keep being a sweetheart!


It seems we have a troll. Just ignore her and maybe she'll return to her life beneath the bridge.

Exactly. Someone's waaaaaaaaay too invested in this fluffy reality TV conversation piece. Makes me scared for the lack of a life whoever the person hiding behind the Eugene screenname may have outside the living room sofa.

 I disagree with Kevin Dobbs critcisms....not  nice at all Kev.

I love the show and love queens. cant wait for february.

Drag queens are the true bottom feeders of the gay community. All of them are from poor, trailer park, ghetto families, who remain penniless their entire lives, while working retail jobs.

Also, all drag queens look sooo old and tired beyond their years, and just AWFUL without the make up on.


Poor KevDobbins must be a self loathing homo, or a self loathing queen! Poor dear she's just lashing out because his life must suck! Debbie Downer!

OMG I just read what this ignorant person wrote ,thought of a few things to say , instead i have one word PROJECTION a word i have learned in my class ,the ignorant person who wrote that im sure is not bright enough to know what it is so ill define it for him. Clearly he / she has issues and needs help .PROJECTION is [ when One disowns the personal attributes that may be inconsistent with his/her self image and puts them on to other people in order to avoid taking responsibility for his/her feelings. 

Do you seriously think that it was some white guy in a suit that threw a garbage can through a window at The Stonewall Inn and fought back the Policemen that had been extorting and abusing the gay community in NYC? Seriously? It was drag queens that stood up and rioted in the streets so that you could walk down those streets today and not be persecuted. For somebody that enjoys picking apart somebody else's smarts you sure don't know a damned thing about history.

P. S. I AM a white guy in a suit. And one that is eternally grateful for those that have stood on the front lines and fought for my freedoms.

Says the individual whose grammar is ridiculously wrong.

So much hate for queens why even look at the article.

Look at April Carrion out of drag, he's a cutie.

It's not that they look tired and old, but compared to how extravagant they are in drag, it just looks that much more different and less then, in comparison to one's appearance in drag.

Get the eff out, you are the true bottom feeder.

I'm glad you feel that way. I, being a drag queen myself, am only sorry you feel that way. Yes, TV has shown some people to be that way, but you piling everyone together like that makes you stereotypical of another culture, which is what we're trying to stop as a community.

Also, I grew up in the suburbs, in a nice house with a loving family, I am a piano teacher and am definitely not penniless. So before you start "throwing shade", to use a drag idiom, I would prefer you get your facts straight and stop acting like the hateful and stereotyping people that we fight against every day in the LGBT community.

Thank you Hater, and have a lovely day.

The latter definitely doesn't appear to be the Milk Queen if you compare the male version to the male shots here .

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Thanks, Mack. You're right -- it's Terra Grenade!

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Haha, nope! I was right the first time. :)

Also, that is NOT Monet, its legendary Vi Vacious. Get it together. how do you double epic fail in one article!

For fuck's sake, "anonymous." You need to brush up on your reading comprehension skills, honey. In the blog they say that the names might be wrong as nothing's officially been confirmed. Either quit hiding behind "anonymous" and man up or STFU and be a decent human being and participate in the fun guessing pop culture conversation


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