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Muslim drag queen Amrou Al-Kadhi: ‘Whenever the drag came off, I’d have a nervous breakdown’

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The Eton-educated, non-binary British Iraqi had always struggled with their identity, until they discovered drag. Yet the 29 year old says the performances come at a high price There is nowhere to sit and talk in the Soho members’ club, but just as we are heading elsewhere, Amrou Al-Kadhi peels away to greet a member of staff. From their warmth, they appear to know each other well. But when we step outside, Al-Kadhi beams and whispers: “We just swiped right on each other!” Al-Kadhi – who is a screenwriter 60% of the time, a drag queen the rest
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