Meet Gottmik, the 1st transgender man to compete on ‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’

The 13th season of “RuPaul’s Drag Race” began last week, much to the excitement of eager fans who are hankering for a pop culture distraction amid the pandemic and other doomscrolling. The premiere episode of the hit VH1 reality series was the most watched episode in the history of the franchise. This could partially be due to the fact that this season includes a historical and inclusive casting decision, one that many loyal fans and followers of the show are excited about.

This season is the first time a transgender man has walked through the workroom.

Rupaul's Drag Race Gottmik (VH1)
Rupaul’s Drag Race Gottmik (VH1)

“I walked into this thing with an idea of what drag is and the kids have a different idea. They keep changing it,” RuPaul said during an interview with Stephen Colbert earlier this week. “This season we have a trans man who is on our show who is competing

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