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Reina Del Taco: A Different Kind of Mother Goose

Aug 3, 2020

Tim trying on earrings for Reina in Edgartown, MA October 2019
Credit Photo by Andrea Betanzos.

Some days, Tim McNerney is just Tim; a Master's degree graduate who delivers UPS packages on Martha’s Vineyard. Other days, Tim transforms into Reina Del Taco, a drag queen as transformative as Barbie. After travels to LA, NYC and Mexico City, Tim has started to settle into a new phase of Reina del Taco’s trajectory: story time at the local library.

Tim turning into Reina. October 2019. Vineyard Haven.
Credit Photo by Andrea Betanzos.

This piece came to us from our production partners at Atlantic Public Media through their media training program, The Transom Story Workshop in Woods Hole. Andrea Betanzos is a graduate of the workshop and you can find out more about that program (currently an online Mentorship) at Transom.org

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