Thursday Lates: The Drag Explosion: New York City’s drag scene of the 1980’s and ’90’s



Spend more time with the photos from The Drag Explosion on display at the Art Gallery of Regina – 2420 Elphinstone St. – from 11 August -2  October, free!

About Linda Simpson

Linda Simpson

Since the late 1980s, Linda has been one of New York’s most multi-faceted drag queens. Known for her witty demeanor, fine-tuned camp sensibility and unique blend of sass and class, she enthusiastically embraces the role she was born to play—a reigning queen! Her website is

“A worldly wit… A kind of mother superior of the New York drag scene.”

— The New York Times

“The thinking woman’s drag queen.”

— Paper Magazine

“Linda Simpson quotes and quips for the quality-seeking queer in all of us.”
— Genre


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