Jinkx Monsoon

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    Jinkx Monsoon
    Jinkx Monsoon 006 - DC Capital Pride street festival - 2013-06-09 (9001924615).jpg
    Jinkx at DC Capital Pride in 2013
    Date of birth 1987
    Place of birth Portland, Oregon, USA
    Nationality American
    Pronouns she/her
    Gender identity Trans-femme
    Occupation actor, drag performer, comedian, singer
    Known for Winner of Drag Race season 5, Winner of "Drag Race: All Stars" season 7

    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.[1] Jinkx would then go on to win season 7 of RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars All Winners, becoming the first queen to win 2 seasons of Drag Race.[2]

    In a 2015 facebook post Jinkx stated "I, myself do not identify as cis-gendered. I am genderless."[3] Then in April 2017, they clarified their identity "as more gender fluid or gender ambiguous".[4] In July 2017, they tweeted "I prefer to identify as non-gendered/non-binary. I prefer They/Them."[5] In September 2020, in an interview with Bob the Drag Queen, Jinkx said they are a transfem person.[6]

    Jinkx is married to Michael Abbott; they were wedded in January 2021.[7]

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    1. https://www.instagram.com/thejinkx/ Archived on 17 July 2023
    2. https://www.upi.com/Entertainment_News/TV/2022/07/30/rupauls-drag-race-all-stars/2431659178950/ Archived on 17 July 2023
    3. Post, 21 March 2015 Archived on 17 July 2023
    4. Valdez, Matt (25 April 2017). "Hey Qween! Jinkx Monsoon talks new album, gender fluidity and "Drag Race"". Queerty. Archived from the original on 17 July 2023. Retrieved 23 April 2020.
    5. 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. Archived from the original on 17 July 2023. Retrieved 23 April 2020.
    6. Only Child: Jinkx Monsoon, Sept 4 2020 Archived on 17 July 2023
    7. Henderson, Taylor (15 January 2021). "'Drag Race' Icon Jinkx Monsoon Just Got Married!". Pride.com. Archived from the original on 17 July 2023. Retrieved 18 April 2021.