Take Your Drag Mother To Werk Day

Three editors were transformed into drag queens for a day when RuPaul’s Drag Race contestants Alaska, Detox, and Ivy stopped by the office.

It started off as a normal day for Dorsey, Gavon, and Ryan…

From left: Dorsey, Gavon, and Ryan.

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…until the guys’ drag mothers arrived and immediately got to work.

From left: Detox, Dorsey, Ivy, and Gavon.

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Alaska applying makeup to Ryan.

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Gavon and Ivy.

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But there were some distractions…

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…when a corgi pup found his way into the office.

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Then it was back to work.

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Final touches were made before the big reveal.

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Detox transformed Dorsey into…Shawri-La!

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Ivy turned Gavon into…Yolo Ono!

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Alaska made Ryan into…Bettie Poop!

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After they were made over, it was time to werk the runway.

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Shawri-La gave us Melanie Griffith working-girl realness.

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Yolo Ono buttered up the crowd.

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And Bettie Poop set her phaser to stunning.

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Of course, their mothers were proud.

Shawri-La and Detox.

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Yolo Ono and Ivy Winters.

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Alaska and Bettie Poop.

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But it was back to work for the guys.

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And even though the makeup eventually came off, Dorsey, Gavon, and Ryan were queens for a day.

Special thanks to Alaska, Detox ,and Ivy, contestants on the fifth season of RuPaul’s Drag Race. All photographs by Macey J Foronda and all video by Andrew Gauthier.

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