Adults throw dollars at 11-year-old drag kid who performed at gay nightclub

Posted on December 19, 2018


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The boy, known as ‘Desmond is Amazing,’ danced at the 3 Dollar Bill in Brooklyn, New York

Image source: ABC’s “Good Morning America” video screenshot

An 11-year-old boy dressed in drag performed on stage at a gay nightclub in Brooklyn, New York, earlier this month. Desmond Napoles donned a blonde wig, high heels, a girl’s crop top, and full make-up while he danced provocatively to No Doubt’s “Just a Girl” anthem at the 3 Dollar Bill club, the Daily Wire reported.

Adults in the audience threw dollar bills at the child drag queen known as “Desmond is Amazing.”

TheBlaze has confirmed the performance, which was shared on various social media platforms.

The club promoted the event through Eventbrite.

“Only in New York… a nightclub that makes you go WHOA!!!,” the promotion read, according to the Daily Wire. “FEATURING: Upcoming Legend from Television and the Runway: DESMOND IS AMAZING!!! PERFORMING LIVE! … This stage, this dance floor, this house … is ours as long as we protect it.”

Where are Desmond’s parents?

Desmond’s parents have not only supported their son’s interest in dressing in drag, but they have also promoted his choices by allowing him to be featured in magazines and on websites, social media, and national television.

The boy started dressing in girls clothing at a young age, but when he wanted to wear dresses outside the home the parents consulted a therapist who advised them to “allow Desmond to develop naturally,” according to information on the Desmond is Amazing website.

Therefore, rather than ostracize, punish, or shame him, force him to play with certain toys, or restrict him to boys only costumes and clothing while playing dress up, Desmond’s parents allowed him to inherently progress, explore, and choose his tastes in clothing, toys, and activities on his own. He had developed his gender identity as non-conforming, or gender fluid, as a young child. He is not, nor has the desire to become, transgender. From early on, he has said that he is a boy who enjoys dressing up as a girl.

The young boy, who says he’s openly gay, was recently a guest on ABC’s “Good Morning America.”

“Desmond is already a notable LGBTQ activist and advocate,” according to his website.

Four years ago, he danced in Jinkx Monsoon’s music video called “The Bacon Shake.” Monsoon was the winner of the fifth season of “RuPaul’s Drag Race.”

RuPaul has reportedly called Desmond the “the future of America,” according to CNBC.

Desmond gave a speech the NYC Pride Rally last year.

What else?

Desmond is the founder of the Haus of Amazing, a drag house for kids.

He’s also developing a magazine for LGBT youth that he plans to call The Amaziest, and he hopes to launch a cosmetic line for drag kids, according to his website.

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