Glee Introduces a Teen Drag Queen

| Apr 23, 2012
Spread the love

We’ve not paid much attention to the show Glee. Last time we thought about it was when they sparked some kind of controversy over doing a tribute to The Rocky Horror Show but they didn’t have anyone in the cast do drag. Our attention was captured when we learned that last week the show introduced a transgender character. Unique is her name and she makes her debut performing the song Boogie Shoes. Unique and her male persona Wade, are portrayed by Alex Newell. Alex won the role by auditioning on YouTube for The Glee Project, the Glee farm team so to speak, and being a runner up in that competition. He was introduced on Glee recently and performed for the first time as Unique last week. Check out the performance. And yes, that’s his voice.


  • Yum

Spread the love

Tags: , , , ,

Category: Music, Transgender Fun & Entertainment


About the Author ()

Angela Gardner is a founding member of The Renaissance Transgender Assoc., Inc., former editor of its newsletter and magazine, Transgender Community News. She was the Diva of Dish for TGF in the late 1990s and Editor of LadyLike magazine until its untimely demise. She has appeared in film and television shows portraying TG characters, as well as representing Renaissance on numerous talk shows.

Comments (4)

Trackback URL | Comments RSS Feed

  1. says:

    Absolutely wonderful, I love it. Perfectly fabulous.

  2. says:

    Fabulous! Apparently somebody was complaining about this?

  3. ighwoman ighwoman says:

    Amazing… I mean really amazing!