Yan Anyu gets ready at a friend’s home for his first stage performance as drag queen Miss Cream, having launched his act on TikTok, where he gained 140,000 followers. Photo: AFPYan Anyu gets ready at a friend’s home for his first stage performance as drag queen Miss Cream, having launched his act on TikTok, where he gained 140,000 followers. Photo: AFP
Yan Anyu gets ready at a friend’s home for his first stage performance as drag queen Miss Cream, having launched his act on TikTok, where he gained 140,000 followers. Photo: AFP

Move over RuPaul – meet the Chinese drag queens standing up and speaking out, from TikTok live-streams to drag contests

  • Provincial teen Yan Anyu says when he is dressed as a man, he isn’t confident – but as drag queen Miss Cream, she is ‘very confident, graceful and charming’
  • The drag queen community in China has stepped discreetly into the spotlight, in some cases inspired by the TV show RuPaul’s Drag Race
Topic |   China Society
Yan Anyu gets ready at a friend’s home for his first stage performance as drag queen Miss Cream, having launched his act on TikTok, where he gained 140,000 followers. Photo: AFPYan Anyu gets ready at a friend’s home for his first stage performance as drag queen Miss Cream, having launched his act on TikTok, where he gained 140,000 followers. Photo: AFP
Yan Anyu gets ready at a friend’s home for his first stage performance as drag queen Miss Cream, having launched his act on TikTok, where he gained 140,000 followers. Photo: AFP
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