'Christmas is not a tool for your political agenda': Drag queen Santa trolled online

CLIENT: CHAPEL STREET PRECINT
OUTLET: THE AGE

Despite glowing praise from bystanders on Chapel Street, drag queen Art Simone has become the victim of vicious online trolling for being the shopping precinct's new-look Santa. "People who say such things clearly don't have an understanding of drag culture, which is sad because drag is ingrained within Australian culture - think of Priscilla and Dame Edna! The drag queen carollers will take to the Chapel Street precinct every Saturday and Sunday between 1 and 5pm, until December 24.

Despite glowing praise from bystanders on Chapel Street, drag queen Art Simone has become the victim of vicious online trolling for being the shopping precinct's new-look Santa. "People who say such things clearly don't have an understanding of drag culture, which is sad because drag is ingrained within Australian culture - think of Priscilla and Dame Edna!

The drag queen carollers will take to the Chapel Street precinct every Saturday and Sunday between 1 and 5pm, until December 24.