D.J. "Shangela" Pierce competed as a contestant on popular reality show RuPaul's Drag Race three times. But in April, Shangela opened a new branch on her own. We are here on HBO. It followed her, along with the Drag Race queens, the Queen Eureka O 'Hara and Bob the Drag Queen, as they traveled across the United States to small towns connected to people with queer stories. or next to. In an interview on CNET's new podcast, I was so obsessed, Shangela opened up about both the joy she created here (spoiler: lots of light) and the inspiration she got. from people she met.
"We go to these cities and not only connect with people, we have to build trust in them and get them involved for the first time in their life," Shangela said. "Sometimes in places you don't think there's real support for the LGBTQ community."