Los Angeles LGBT Center’s Young Professionals Council Hosts Panel Discussion August 15 About the Business of Drag

(Photo: Mayhem Miller)

LOS ANGELES, July 31, 2017—The Los Angeles LGBT Center’s Young Professionals Council (YPC) will host a panel discussion featuring some of your favorite drag superstars for a fascinating discussion on the business of drag on Tuesday, August 15. Moderated by YPC member and celebrity fitness trainer Jason Wimberly, the free forum YPC: Queens will include Sasha Colby, Gia Gunn, Katya, Rhea Litre, Mayhem Miller, and Shokra who will discuss what it takes to step into the heels of a drag superstar.


“When they #RESIST, this diverse group of queens takes a different creative approach to conquering stage and screen, giving us beauty, brains, and so much talent,” said YPC member Mynxii White. “Moderated by the incomparable YPC member and celebrity fitness trainer Jason Wimberly, these queens will be ready to spill the tea on how to make a life and a living off the business of drag.”

For more information about the Center’s YPC, visit lalgbtcenter.org/ypc.

WHAT:                      YPC: Queens

                                    A fascinating panel discussion featuring some of L.A.’s drag performers who are making a living—and a difference—in the LGBT community locally and beyond.


WHO:                         Sasha Colby, Miss Continental 2012-2013
Gia Gunn
, contestant on Season 6 of RuPaul’s Drag Race
, contestant on Season 7 of RuPaul’s Drag Race
Rhea Litre, singer, model, and a fixture in the West Hollywood scene
Mayhem Miller
, contestant on Season 8 of RuPaul’s Drag Race


Host and moderator: Jason Wimberly, YPC member and celebrity fitness trainer

WHEN:                      Tuesday, August 15
7:30 p.m.

WHERE:                   Los Angeles LGBT Center’s Renberg Theatre
                                    The Village at Ed Gould Plaza
1125 N. McCadden Place
Los Angeles, CA 90038

NOTE: During construction of the Center’s new facility directly across the street from The Village, free parking is limited. Limited parking is available at our Highland Annex located at 1220 Highland Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90038 (one block north of The Village). Please allow extra time to find parking or choose public transportation or a ride service.

TICKETS:                 FREE admission

                                    For more information, visit lalgbtcenter.org/ypcqueens.