By Kyle James   |  01-04-2018   News
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With the rise of a disturbing trend of children as young as 3 being urged to "transition", a new club has emerged that targets children and idolizes "drag queens."

What makes this new club so disturbing is not just the fact that it targets children with identity confusing ideology, but the creator of the club is a child himself. The person behind the new club called "Haus of Amazing" is 10-year-old Desmond who goes by Desmond Is Amazing on social media.

<blockquote class="instagram-media" data-instgrm-captioned data-instgrm-permalink="https://www.instagram.com/p/BdekbTunTzD/" data-instgrm-version="8" style=" background:#FFF; border:0; border-radius:3px; box-shadow:0 0 1px 0 rgba(0,0,0,0.5),0 1px 10px 0 rgba(0,0,0,0.15); margin: 1px; max-width:658px; padding:0; width:99.375%; width:-webkit-calc(100% - 2px); width:calc(100% - 2px);"><div style="padding:8px;"> <div style=" background:#F8F8F8; line-height:0; margin-top:40px; padding:62.5462962962963% 0; text-align:center; width:100%;"> <div style=" background:url(data:image/png;base64,iVBORw0KGgoAAAANSUhEUgAAACwAAAAsCAMAAAApWqozAAAABGdBTUEAALGPC/xhBQAAAAFzUkdCAK7OHOkAAAAMUExURczMzPf399fX1+bm5mzY9AMAAADiSURBVDjLvZXbEsMgCES5/P8/t9FuRVCRmU73JWlzosgSIIZURCjo/ad+EQJJB4Hv8BFt+IDpQoCx1wjOSBFhh2XssxEIYn3ulI/6MNReE07UIWJEv8UEOWDS88LY97kqyTliJKKtuYBbruAyVh5wOHiXmpi5we58Ek028czwyuQdLKPG1Bkb4NnM+VeAnfHqn1k4+GPT6uGQcvu2h2OVuIf/gWUFyy8OWEpdyZSa3aVCqpVoVvzZZ2VTnn2wU8qzVjDDetO90GSy9mVLqtgYSy231MxrY6I2gGqjrTY0L8fxCxfCBbhWrsYYAAAAAElFTkSuQmCC); display:block; height:44px; margin:0 auto -44px; position:relative; top:-22px; width:44px;"></div></div> <p style=" margin:8px 0 0 0; padding:0 4px;"> <a href="https://www.instagram.com/p/BdekbTunTzD/" style=" color:#000; font-family:Arial,sans-serif; font-size:14px; font-style:normal; font-weight:normal; line-height:17px; text-decoration:none; word-wrap:break-word;" target="_blank">Photo for Refinery29 &#34;If This Young Drag Queen Is The Future, We&#39;re Feeling Great About 2018&#34; . Credits: Directed/Photographed by @heyparkerday Modeled by @desmondisamazing Cinematography by @josephhuba Makeup by @saraglickmakeup Set Design by @onepiecemaurice Executive Photography Director @tobykauf Associate Photo Editor @papi.prada Outfits designed by @desmondisamazing . . . Hi! 👋 I’m 🌟 Desmond 🌟 from NYC. 🗽 . I&#39;m a Drag Kid, Dragutante, Dragketeer, and Draganista doing what I like to call Kinderdrag 🍭. I&#39;m a total Drag Slayer 🐉. . I have the MOST amaziest 😘 fans…my AMAZIES! I am sincerely grateful for your love ♥ and support. Without you, none of this would be possible. You take me to the moon 🌜 and back. . I call my style &#34;androgynously&#34; and my looks 🎨 &#34;avant drag&#34; and &#34;outré drag&#34;. I&#39;m inspired by Alig 👑, Richie Rich 💄 and all of the Club Kids, RuPaul 👸, Nelson Sullivan, Marsha P. Johnson, the Blitz Kids, Andy Warhol, Keith Haring, John Galliano, Alexander McQueen, Commes Des Garçons, AltDrag, and do-it-yourself drag ✂. I design my own outfits. . I&#39;m also an 🦄  LGBTQ advocate and gay youth. My motto is &#34;Be Yourself, Always&#34; 🌈. . . . 👉 #altdrag #androgynously #avantdrag #brooklyndrag #clubkid #clubkids #desmondnapoles #draganista #dragart #dragartist #dragbeauty #dragisforeveryone #dragketeer #dragkid #dragkids #dragmakeup #dragqueer #dragslayer #dragsuperstar #dragutante #diydrag #futureofdrag #kidsindrag #kinderdrag #mygenderisamazing #outrédrag #preteenqueen . . #desmondisamazing #beyourselfalways #amazies</a></p> <p style=" color:#c9c8cd; font-family:Arial,sans-serif; font-size:14px; line-height:17px; margin-bottom:0; margin-top:8px; overflow:hidden; padding:8px 0 7px; text-align:center; text-overflow:ellipsis; white-space:nowrap;">A post shared by <a href="https://www.instagram.com/desmondisamazing/" style=" color:#c9c8cd; font-family:Arial,sans-serif; font-size:14px; font-style:normal; font-weight:normal; line-height:17px;" target="_blank"> Desmond is Amazing</a> (@desmondisamazing) on <time style=" font-family:Arial,sans-serif; font-size:14px; line-height:17px;" datetime="2018-01-03T06:42:12+00:00">Jan 2, 2018 at 10:42pm PST</time></p></div></blockquote> <script async defer src="//platform.instagram.com/en_US/embeds.js"></script>

Desmond describes "Haus of Amazing" as the "first and only drag club for kids" adding that no adults are allowed. Desmond's efforts to create the new club have been praised by members of the drag community for his avant-garde style and determination to reach out to other kids like him.

In case your wondering, the term drag refers to "drag queens", or men who like to dress up as women. The growing movement seems to be an extension of the transgender community and more about playing dress up and flaunting your style than anything else.

<blockquote class="instagram-media" data-instgrm-captioned data-instgrm-permalink="https://www.instagram.com/p/BdX4c3cBDrT/" data-instgrm-version="8" style=" background:#FFF; border:0; border-radius:3px; box-shadow:0 0 1px 0 rgba(0,0,0,0.5),0 1px 10px 0 rgba(0,0,0,0.15); margin: 1px; max-width:658px; padding:0; width:99.375%; width:-webkit-calc(100% - 2px); width:calc(100% - 2px);"><div style="padding:8px;"> <div style=" background:#F8F8F8; line-height:0; margin-top:40px; padding:62.4% 0; text-align:center; width:100%;"> <div style=" background:url(data:image/png;base64,iVBORw0KGgoAAAANSUhEUgAAACwAAAAsCAMAAAApWqozAAAABGdBTUEAALGPC/xhBQAAAAFzUkdCAK7OHOkAAAAMUExURczMzPf399fX1+bm5mzY9AMAAADiSURBVDjLvZXbEsMgCES5/P8/t9FuRVCRmU73JWlzosgSIIZURCjo/ad+EQJJB4Hv8BFt+IDpQoCx1wjOSBFhh2XssxEIYn3ulI/6MNReE07UIWJEv8UEOWDS88LY97kqyTliJKKtuYBbruAyVh5wOHiXmpi5we58Ek028czwyuQdLKPG1Bkb4NnM+VeAnfHqn1k4+GPT6uGQcvu2h2OVuIf/gWUFyy8OWEpdyZSa3aVCqpVoVvzZZ2VTnn2wU8qzVjDDetO90GSy9mVLqtgYSy231MxrY6I2gGqjrTY0L8fxCxfCBbhWrsYYAAAAAElFTkSuQmCC); display:block; height:44px; margin:0 auto -44px; position:relative; top:-22px; width:44px;"></div></div> <p style=" margin:8px 0 0 0; padding:0 4px;"> <a href="https://www.instagram.com/p/BdX4c3cBDrT/" style=" color:#000; font-family:Arial,sans-serif; font-size:14px; font-style:normal; font-weight:normal; line-height:17px; text-decoration:none; word-wrap:break-word;" target="_blank">Beautiful fan art from @olivia.ginger. Thank you so much! Love the flowers! ❤ . . . . Hi! 👋 I’m 🌟 Desmond 🌟 from NYC. 🗽 . I&#39;m a Drag Kid, Dragutante, and Dragketeer doing what I like to call Kinderdrag 🍭. I&#39;m a total Drag Slayer 🐉. . I have the MOST amaziest 😘 fans…my AMAZIES! I am so grateful for your love and support. . I call my style &#34;androgynously&#34; and my looks 🎨 &#34;avantdrag&#34;. I&#39;m inspired by Alig 👑, Richie Rich 💄 and all of the Club Kids, RuPaul 👸, Nelson Sullivan, Marsha P. Johnson, the Blitz Kids, Andy Warhol, Keith Haring, John Galliano, Alexander McQueen, Commes Des Garçons, AltDrag, and do-it-yourself drag ✂. I design my own outfits. . I&#39;m also an 🦄  LGBTQ advocate and gay youth. My motto is &#34;Be Yourself, Always&#34; 🌈. . . . . 👉 #altdrag #androgynously #avantdrag #brooklyndrag #clubkid #clubkids #desmondnapoles #draganista #dragart #dragartist #dragbeauty #dragisforeveryone #dragketeer #dragkid #dragkids #dragmakeup #dragqueer #dragslayer #dragsuperstar #dragutante #diydrag #futureofdrag #kidsindrag #kinderdrag #mydragismytruth #nycdrag #preteenqueen . . #desmondisamazing #beyourselfalways #amazies</a></p> <p style=" color:#c9c8cd; font-family:Arial,sans-serif; font-size:14px; line-height:17px; margin-bottom:0; margin-top:8px; overflow:hidden; padding:8px 0 7px; text-align:center; text-overflow:ellipsis; white-space:nowrap;">A post shared by <a href="https://www.instagram.com/desmondisamazing/" style=" color:#c9c8cd; font-family:Arial,sans-serif; font-size:14px; font-style:normal; font-weight:normal; line-height:17px;" target="_blank"> Desmond is Amazing</a> (@desmondisamazing) on <time style=" font-family:Arial,sans-serif; font-size:14px; line-height:17px;" datetime="2017-12-31T16:22:29+00:00">Dec 31, 2017 at 8:22am PST</time></p></div></blockquote> <script async defer src="//platform.instagram.com/en_US/embeds.js"></script>

In an interview with the publication Out, Desmond says, "Ever since day one… ever since I was able to walk, I used to take my mom's towels and take her heels and clomp around the house. [I'd] put the towel on my head, wrap a towel around my body and walk the runway down my house."

The images on Desmond's Instagram and the ideas they promote are nothing short of disturbing due to the ages the page seems to be targeting. If someone wants to dress up as a woman and take photos then that is their business, but when you start targeting other children there becomes a real concern for the message it is sending.

The mixed-gender messages of the club could present a highly confusing picture for young children who see the flamboyant costumes as lighthearted entertainment but with brains that aren't fully developed it is likely to have a confusing effect.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Photo for <a href="https://twitter.com/Refinery29?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">@Refinery29</a>:<br><br>Directed/Photographed by Parker Day<br>Modeled by Desmond Napoles<br>Cinematography by Joseph Huba<br>Makeup by Sara Glick<br>Set Design by Marissa Herrmann<br>Executive Photography Director: Toby Kaufmann<br>Associate Photo Editor: Nicolas Bloise<br>Outfits: <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/desmondisamazing?src=hash&amp;ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">#desmondisamazing</a> <a href="https://t.co/jG59858qnA">pic.twitter.com/jG59858qnA</a></p>&mdash; Desmond is Amazing (@desmond_amazing) <a href="https://twitter.com/desmond_amazing/status/948455472369225729?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">January 3, 2018</a></blockquote>

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The page contains mostly images of Desmond dressed up in women's dresses and floral patterns that seem innocent enough but there is a real question of whether exposing children to this in a forum where there are no adults could lead. Besides the effect the ideas presented by the club could have on children, it is possible for an unmoderated forum for drag children to become a hotbed for pedophiles seeking easy prey.

What do you think? Should Instagram take action or is this an example of kids being kids? Leave a comment below with your opinion.

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Source: https://sputniknews.com/society/201801031060497011-drag-kid-establishes-club-for-children/

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this is insane

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