In the fall of 2017, Yadiel created their drag king persona, Ricky Rosé.
arriving to washington dC, they found acceptance with pretty boi drag, a group that made them feel comfortable . watching their performances and getting to know the individuals in this group helped yadiel realize they identify as a non-binary individual. bringing ricky rosé to life is what allowed yadiel to discover what was missing in their life.
“A lot of the venues and clubs are primarily dominated by white cisgendered gay men, and there is an incredible lack of diversity.”