Jinkx at DC Capital Pride in 2013
|Date of birth||1987|
|Place of birth||Portland, Oregon, USA|
|Pronouns||they/them (she/her when in drag)|
|Gender identity||genderless/genderfluid/gender ambiguous|
|Occupation||actor, drag performer, comedian, singer|
|Known for||Winner of Drag Race season 5|
Jinkx Monsoon is an American drag performer, actor, comedian and singer, known for winning the fifth season of RuPaul's Drag Race. Jinkx uses the pronouns "she/her" when in drag, and "they/them" when not in drag.
In a 2015 facebook post Jinkx stated "I, myself do not identify as cis-gendered. I am genderless." Then in April 2017, they clarified their identity "as more gender fluid or gender ambiguous". In July 2017, they tweeted "I prefer to identify as non-gendered/non-binary. I prefer They/Them." In September 2020, in an interview with Bob the Drag Queen, Jinkx said she is a transfem person.
Jinkx is married to Michael Abbott; they were wedded in January 2021.
References[edit | edit source]
- Post, 21 March 2015
- Valdez, Matt (25 April 2017). "Hey Qween! Jinkx Monsoon talks new album, gender fluidity and "Drag Race"". Queerty. Retrieved 23 April 2020.
- Garcia, Adrian (25 July 2017). "Drag Race's Jinkx Monsoon Comes Out As Non-Binary: "I Choose To Educate Rather Than Get Upset"". The Gaily Grind. Retrieved 23 April 2020.
- Only Child: Jinkx Monsoon, Sept 4 2020
- Henderson, Taylor (15 January 2021). "'Drag Race' Icon Jinkx Monsoon Just Got Married!". Pride.com. Retrieved 18 April 2021.