RuPaul’s Drag Race season 14 queen Bosco has come out as transgender and said she is the “happiest I’ve ever been.”
The 28-year-old drag performer is currently appearing on season 14 of the show. This week she shared the heartfelt update with her followers on social media.
She wrote, “I’m trans, my pronouns out of drag are she/they. I’m the happiest I’ve ever been.”
Bosco started the post by declaring, “I’m straight too,” a reference to heterosexual Drag Race castmate Maddy Morphosis.
The performer went on, “I’m a very private person but it would feel silly to not talk about this while I have this platform.
“After filming wrapped this summer, I began focusing on figuring out what medical transitioning would look like for me.
“I started HRT [hormone replacement therapy] after getting back from Drag Race.
“I also plan to start exploring some surgical options in the near future.
“This is something that’s been on my mind for over a decade now. I’ve spent my adult life working in the food industry and have never felt financially secure enough to start this process.
“Honestly, I was also just flat out terrified of how I’d be treated. I still am.”
However the drag performer added, “I’m now in a place where I’m surrounded by love and support.
“Love from my heaven sent boyfriend, stunning peers, and incredible friends.
“I’m not quite where I want to be yet, but I’m starting to see her peek through more and more.”
Bosco joins other out trans RuPaul’s Drag Race queens on season 14
Bosco’s RuPaul’s Drag Race castmates reacted with messages of love and support.
Jorgeous wrote, “Happy For You My Angel !!! So Excited For You. ”
Orion Story added that she is “so proud” of Bosco for revealing her “beautiful soul.”
On season 14 of RuPaul’s Drag Race, Bosco joins fellow openly trans contestants Kerri Colby and Kornbread “The Snack” Jeté.
They join other out trans Drag Race alumni including Carmen Carrera, Peppermint, Gia Gunn, Laganja Estranja and others.
New episodes of RuPaul’s Drag Race are streaming in Australia every Saturday on Stan.
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