About Chris Jay

Photographer | Drag King | Emcee | Podcaster

Chris Jay is a 37 year old queer non binary entrepreneur. They have worked on several major projects over the last 10 years to promote and celebrate local artists in the Baltimore/Washington area. Chris also has worked as a photographer for over 15 years and was awarded the Washington Blade’s Best of Gay DC award for Best Artist in 2015. Some of Chris’ past projects includes L.A.C.E. Magazine ( a local arts magazine based out of Baltimore), the L.A.C.E. Radio Podcast, the L.A.C.E. Media Podcast (which was voted best podcast for the Washington Blade’s Best of Gay DC award in 2015), former Co-Producer of Chocolate City Burlesque and Cabaret, and former Co-Producer of Pretty Boi Drag. Chris also performs as a drag king and was the winner of the Washington Blade’s Best of Gay DC award for Best Drag King in 2016 and is currently the reigning 2018 King of Pride in Baltimore. Currently they are working on a photo book which captures the drag king community in DC over the last 5 years called Kingxtaposition as well as several podcasting projects including the weekly Facebook Live Coffee With Chris Show which streams every Monday morning at 9am. 

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