Washington DC: On The Heels of Halloween

By: Christopher Donaldson

Connoisseurs of drag know that the best queens usually like to stay light on their feet.

Nowhere was this more evident than in Tuesday’s 25th annual High Heel Race, which plunged Washington DC into one of the most anticipated drag and Halloween events of the year.

Hundreds of Drag Queens, possessed by thick makeup, elaborate costumes, and stubborn indifference to the conventional, boring world of flats and sneakers, paraded up and down Dupont circle before they converged upon 17th and R streets NW. There, at the stroke of 9 pm, they ran, stumbled and hotly pursued one another while under the influence of high heels. Check out the video below.

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