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11 Power Rangers Villains Who Would Make Fierce Drag Queens

20 Mar

This Friday is going to be an intensely exciting day for me as it marks not only the highly-anticipated release of the Power Rangers movie, but also the premiere of Rupaul’s Drag Race Season 9. This collision of pop culture premiere dates will make for one hell of a day as I have to somehow find enough time in the day to geek out about two separate fandoms at once.

But this delicious bit of synchronicity got me thinking about how Elizabeth Banks as Rita Repulsa looks like a glamazon warrior who wouldn’t be out of place in the Werk Room of Rupaul’s Drag Race.

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“Gentlemen, start your engines and may the best woman win!”

And then it dawned on me—a lot of the female villains the Power Rangers face are basically drag queens already. They may not have a penis tucked between their legs, but they have the charisma, uniqueness, nerve and talent it takes to be America’s next drag superstar.  Here’s my list of the top Power Ranger villains who would make fierce drag queens if, you know, they were gay men or trans women.

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