‘Trauma’ Spurs The City’s Drag Queen Job Economy

blogs.SFWeekly.com – By Lauren Smiley

​Even in San Francisco, jobs for drag queens outside of the regular bar show circuit are scarce. (In fact, the unshaven and tattooed guy bagging my hummus at Trader Joe’s yesterday told me he moonlights as a performer in a dress and make-up.)

Well, here comes NBC to give the draggy job market a temporary boost. Word is that “Trauma,” the new TV series jump-starting the city’s flaccid film industry, had a Treasure Island casting call this week for multiple drag queen parts.