Layne Evan Interview Transcript
Mary: What is your name and age?
Layne: Layne Evan, 19.
M: What is your stage name?
L: Amethyst like the stone.
M: How did you get into drag?
L: More of the LQBTQ community in Muncie, went to a drag bar and had a great time, met a queen, went on a date and then he decided to do it today- drag mom- teaches your ways.
M: How long have you been in drag?
L: 4 months
M: Have you made friends in this?
L: Mom- queens they taught hause- stoners. Fierce.
M: Where do you perform?
M: Do you enjoy it?
L: Yeah its great.
M: What is the routine that goes into your drag?
L: 12- starts makeup (shave off eyebrow) glue on it and cover it with foundation (hours). Amazon-fashion nova. Group chat to collaborate songs.
M: Are people accepting of this?
L: Don’t talk much about it, friends are supportive, compliments and love.
M: Do you wish that there was more of a drag culture in Richmond? Or closer to home?
L: Yeah, Richmond doesn’t have that support.
M: What is your definition of drag?
L: The same as any performer, normal life, perform you have an alter ego- more confident with yourself and you find yourself. When people say if you do drag you want to be transgender, [it’s] not true, show the feminine. Outlet to show your creative side.