How Orion Story, Michigan’s first ‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’ contestant, turned loss into a win

The Grand Rapids-based drag queen opens up about her stint on the show and her mother’s suicide ahead of Dirty Show performance

By Randiah Camille Green

Orion Story was broke and broken when she flew to Los Angeles to be on RuPaul’s Drag Race. Beyond having no money, the Grand Rapids drag queen was going through withdrawal and dealing with her mother’s suicide...

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