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Dec 01 2020
Drag Her! Linda Simpson's New Book Of Old Photographs Documents THE DRAG EXPLOSION Comments (0)

Drag-explosion-linda-simpson-gay-boycultureA plastic-surgery addict's dream: No nose altogether! (Image via Domain Books)

Like Vivian Maier except with a lot of friends who tucked, Linda Simpson was a chick with a camera in the right places at the right times — and in possession of the right eyes.

Press-6Underwear's the party? With Little Whitney and sexy Juan Botas, RIP. (Image by Linda Simpson)

Her talents are on display, and I don't mean via wardrobe malfunction, in her new book The Drag Explosion, which gathers her many endearing and enduring images. I've seen her work, and she really was present at the moment when drag was underground one day and mainstream the next, chronicling that transformation one click at a time.

Rupaul-willi-ninja-boyculture-gay-linda-simpsonAn embryonic RuPaul with the late, great Willi Ninja — vogueing while seated. (Image by Linda Simpson)

Sounds like a Christmas-gift option, and it's available to pre-order here.