‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’ welcoming first trans man contestant

‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’ welcoming first trans man contestant

Taylor Martinez

(CNN) — New year, new “RuPaul’s Drag Race.”

VH1 has announced that Season 13 of the hit reality series will premiere on January 1.

This season has a twist with its first trans man contestant in the drag competition.

According to the show bios, contestant Gottmik is a “celebrity makeup artist … ready to win the competition one face at a time” and “a trans man who is changing the shape of drag.”

The other contestants include a professional figure skater and a seamstress.

The show has snagged multiple Emmys, including the award for Outstanding Host For A Reality Or Competition Program for RuPaul this year.

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