Austria’s drag queen winning first prize in the Eurovision Song Contest

Source: Albin Olsson@Wikicommons/ CC-BY-SA-3.0


Austria’s drag queen Conchita Wurst came in first place in the 59th Eurovision Song Contest. A drag queen is actually a man who dresses in woman’s clothings. Conchita’s success had encouraged many minorities in society, but at the same time caused a lot of criticism, in saying that Conchita is playing to the gallery, in confusing and blurring the traditional roles of men and women.

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Source of the cover photo: Albin Olsson@Wikicommons/ CC-BY-SA-3.0