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New York Magazine Reveals its “Most Power Drag Queens in America” List

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Drag superstars are taking over the world and in the latest edition of New York magazine, our favorite queens grace the cover.

But, when the magazine hit news stands this week, many found its ranking of Drag Race alums quite problematic.

Drag Race alum and winner Bob The Drag Queen tweeted:

Phi Phi O’Hara, Pandora Boxx and Willam, among others, followed in sharing their feelings about the list too on Twitter:

Monet X Change, Nina West and Adore Delano, who were asked onto The View this week, shared their feelings in an interview with Meghan McCain:

The rankings weren’t the only issue, fans were not happy with the unflattering photos of their favorite queens, which were shot by photographer Martin Schoeller, and the omission of legendary queens like RuPaul, Lady Bunny, Coco Peru, Peaches Christ and Heklina, among others.

Take a look at the multi-shot spread below, which features Aquaria, Detox, Trixie Mattel, Latrice Royale, Brooke Lynn Hytes, Tammy Brown, Mrs. Kasha Davis and Yvie Oddly.

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