(Independent) – A young boy from New York has created the first ever drag club specifically for children. Desmond Napoles is a 10-year-old self-professed ‘drag kid’ from Brooklyn. Ever since Napoles was a baby, he would wrap his mother’s towels around his body, don her heels and unleash his inner sass by strutting around the house. Napoles says he realized he was gay at a young age when he started developing crushes on boys.
At first, Napoles’ mother Wendylou thought her son may be transgender due to his affinity for feminine clothing. “When we was younger, we thought that maybe he was trans because of his strong preference for girls’ toys and wearing girls’ clothes,” she told Out. Napoles, known on social media as Desmond is Amazing, was first spotted by the masses wearing an extravagant rainbow-colored outfit while dancing flamboyantly at the New York Pride Parade in 2015 in a video that circulated the web. READ MORE