Life for someone like Eric Dorsa can look pretty fabulous. He’s one of Chicago's hottest drag queens, his TED talk has been viewed over 240,000 times, and he has a host of people who love and support him daily.
Yet, getting to this place proved far from easy. Along the way he had to grapple with a life-threatening eating disorder, drug and alcohol abuse, and an underlying self-hatred that continually thwarted the life he longed to live.
My name is Eric Dorsa and I am currently 29 years old and live in Chicago, Illinois. I am a drag queen for a cause, using the art of drag and female impersonation to help spread the message of eating disorder recovery in and out of the LGBTQ community. I have learned in recovery that what we have in common with others is what ultimately heals us and builds a stronger community of recovery. We recover together.
I am obsessed with makeup especially special effects makeup
My favorite show is Rupaul’s Drag Race! DUHHHHH
I can lick my own elbow though science insists that this should not be possible.
I get sucked into Pinterest for hours at a time. (no shame)
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