Heard on the Hill

Drag whistleblowers, Nats and more run the annual High Heel race

Tuesday night was the 33rd annual 17th Street high Heel Race

Men dressed as Former U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch, Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, and a whistleblower participate in the costume parade before the start of the 33rd Annual 17th Street High Heel Race on Oct. 29. (Caroline Brehman/CQ Roll Call)

If you went out to DuPont Circle on Tuesday night, hopefully you were prepared for the annual parade of drag queens down 17th street in Washington. Saucy whistleblowers, Nats in skirts and a giant baby Trump were just a few of the many colorful and outrageous get-ups on display at the 33rd annual 17th Street High Heel Race, which brought its usual mix of LGBTQ culture and D.C. politics to the neighborhood.

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