USA: Anti gay republican worked as Drag Queen
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USA: Anti gay republican worked as Drag Queen

LAST UPDATED // Tuesday, 06 May 2014 11:47 Written by // Cec Busby

Steve Wiles, a North Carolina state Senate candidate who has been outspoken in his disapproval of gay marriage has been outed as a former drag queen.

Wiles, 34, is said to have worked as a drag artist named Miss Mona Sinclair, for almost a decade at the now defunct Club Odyssey.

Wiles initially denied he was Mona Sinclair but eventually came clean to the allegations and told reporters he quit because of his Christian beliefs. Wiles worked at Club Odyssey from 2002- 2010, where he emceed a weekly drag show.

The club's former owner Randy Duggins told Winston-Salem Journal he spoke out about Wiles past as a drag queen because he wanted voters to know that Wiles is, a “hypocrite” and “liar”.

Wiles shrugged off his past life as a drag queen as a youthful foible and told Business Insider people change.

“'Of course it was an embarrassment, but you know, you move on. You live life, and you change, and you make yourself what you want yourself to be.”

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Cec Busby

Cec Busby

Cec Busby is the news editor of SX and GayNewsNetwork.com.au.

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