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Desmond Napoles

Desmond Napoles
Lucas Jackson

Desmond is Amazing is a twelve-year old drag kid, awarded LGBTQ+ advocate, author, outspoken gay youth, editorial and runway model, public speaker, performer, fashion designer, film and TV actor, muse, and icon from New York City.

He is the founder of the Haus of Amazing, the first drag house for drag kids. Most importantly, he is an inspiration to many and a representation of hope for the future to come. Desmond’s motto is “be yourself, always.” He is the author of Be Amazing: A History of Pride.

Be Amazing

Desmond is Amazing; illustrated by Dylan Glynn
FSG Books for Young Readers
Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)

In Be Amazing, drag kid Desmond is Amazing walks you through the history of the LGBTQ community, all while encouraging you to embrace your own uniqueness...

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