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Can You Be a Drag Queen and Rock a Full Beard?

Juleisy Inbed and Karla Klara are not your typical drag queens. Sure, they wear wigs, eight-inch platform heels and extra-long eyelashes, but they also don full beards. Fusion’s Alicia Mendendez sat down with the two bearded drag queens to talk about why they keep the five o’clock shadow, how they created their extroverted characters and how, despite resistance from the drag community, they embrace their brand of drag with fun, humor and an authentic sense of self.

Credit: Victoria Moreno, Cleo Stiller, Bianca Perez and Dino Pascarelli

Can You Be a Drag Queen and Rock a Full Beard?

Juleisy Inbed and Karla Klara are not your typical drag queens. Sure, they wear wigs, eight-inch platform heels and extra-long eyelashes, but they also don full beards. Fusion’s Alicia Mendendez sat down with the two bearded drag queens to talk about why they keep the five o’clock shadow, how they created their extroverted characters and how, despite resistance from the drag community, they embrace their brand of drag with fun, humor and an authentic sense of self.

Credit: Victoria Moreno, Cleo Stiller, Bianca Perez and Dino Pascarelli

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