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Sasha Velour On Why Drag Is A 'Political And Historical Art Form'

Sasha Velour won season nine of “RuPaul’s Drag Race” on VH1 and Logo, and she’s unique: Velour, the stage name of Sasha Steinberg, was a Fulbright scholar and has a master’s degree, and takes an intellectual approach to drag.

“The truth is I do take drag really seriously, and I think that there’s kind of a place for that, to see it as this political and historical art form,” Velour (@sasha_velour) tells Here & Now‘s Jeremy Hobson.

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