Extra Unladylike: How to Be a Hot Mess
Just how messy is being a hot mess these days? It's easy to feel like one, or slap the title on your brunch friends after that third mimosa, but is there more to it than champagne and disorganization? C&C decided to ask an expert: drag queen extraordinaire Lil Miss Hot Mess! She explains why drag is the perfect medium for being a hot mess and how she stood up to Facebook defending her right to identify as one.
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Ingall, Marjorie. Lil Miss Hot Mess Makes a Great Children’s Storyteller. Tablet. Sept. 9, 2016.
Lee, Dave. Drag Queens in Facebook Name Row. BBC News. Sept. 12, 2014.
Lil Miss Hot Mess. A Drag Queen’s Guide to Protecting Your Privacy on Facebook by Breaking the Rules. Wired. April 3, 2018.
Lil Miss Hot Mess. Facebook’s ‘Real Name’ Policy Hurts Real People and Creates a New Digital Divide. The Guardian. June 3, 2015.
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Lil Miss Hot Mess. Let Me Be Lil Miss Hot Mess: Facebook Took Away My Stage Name. Salon. Sept. 24, 2016.
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