In the fourth issue of the new Iceman comic — part of the incredibly popular X-Men series — a new mutant is introduced: Shade, a drag queen who’s power is teleportation (and maybe thworping?)
11-year-old Drag Star Desmond Is Amazing is being accused of stripping by some news outlets, including Breitbart, which seem to be deliberately misrepresenting a very prescribed and polite drag show to create sensation. The article puts forth that the news outlets are confusing his performance with sexuality because he “transgresses the binary”.
Source: Manila Luzon, et.al.
Manila posted on Instagram a pic of a dress she intended to wear on RPDR AS4, but was told not to by RuPaul. Manila agreed, but later posted the pic — while giving props to Ru for giving her that platform — to share her intention: to normalize menstruation. All hail Manila!
Source: Gay Star News.
Gunz wrote a piece last week critiquing Manila Luzon’s impersonation of Barbra Streisand, calling it possibly anti-semitic, and then received some backlash.
Congresswoman Ocasio-Cortez tweets Monique’s well-known catchphrase while making a point about false-equivalencies/-biases.
Source: On Top Magazine.
Bianca says she doesn’t have the time to keep up RPDR, what with her busy schedule. Interesting to state so blatantly, since rumors are swirling about her possibly taking over the show as Host.
Source: Vanity Fair.
A list of who IS likely being considered for replacement Oscar Host will not include RuPaul (in or out of drag), and here’s why…
On last week’s ‘Snatch Game of Love’ (RPDR AS4 e03), Gia Gunn’s portrayal of Jenny Bui was widely viewed as racist, or at-least culturally insensitive and inaccurate to the real person. Now, some say Manila Luzon’s portrayal of Barbra Streisand has some of the same effect by being anti-semitic and culturally insensitive. Drag Queen Alexis Michelle weighs in.
Gia let’s more more tea spill, this time regarding fellow RPDR AS4 contestant Trinity The Tuck, and their supposed collusion to bring drama to the TV show. The question is: do we trust Gia as a source for tea?
Source: Royal Oak Tribune.
More on the Detroit suburb’s struggle with bigots and their attack of Drag Queen Storytime at the local library.