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  • Nancy Pelosi will 'werk' as a guest judge on 'RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars'

    01/19/2018 7:54:38 AM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 28 replies
    ABC "News" ^ | January 19, 2018 | By DAVID CAPLAN
    The House Democratic Leader is a guest judge on the drag queen competition show "RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars" during the upcoming season, which kicks off on VH1 on Jan. 25. Pelosi has already taped her appearance. "All I can say is, you betta werk! Had a fabulous time with @RuPaul and good luck to all the queens. #DragRace," Pelosi tweeted Thursday. "Each week the top two queens will 'lip-sync for their legacy' for the power to send one of their peers home," VH1 explained in a press release. "Competition will be fierce as the queens shift their strategies and...
  • Nancy Pelosi is going to be a guest judge on ‘RuPaul’s Drag Race All-Stars’

    01/18/2018 11:35:53 AM PST · by simpson96 · 21 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 1/18/2018 | Emily Heil
    She might be more familiar with democracy, but top House Democrat Nancy Pelosi is soon going to show her expertise on a certain kind of monarchy: The California congresswoman is slated to appear as a guest judge on RuPaul’s drag-queen competition show “Drag Race All Stars.” Yep, the former House speaker will be sizing up the runway action as Mama Ru’s bewigged ladies strut their stuff in search of the coveted crown. Sure, a pol like Pelosi might be an unconventional choice of judge for the VH1 show (other celebs guest-judging the upcoming season include “High School Musical” actress Vanessa...
  • Bono Thinks Music “Has Gotten Very Girly”

    12/28/2017 10:47:52 AM PST · by nickcarraway · 124 replies
    NME ^ | Dec 28, 2017 | Sam Moore
    <p>Bono has said that music “has gotten very girly” in recent years, with hip-hop serving as “the only place for young male anger at the moment”.</p> <p>The U2 frontman voiced the opinion during a new interview, with the 57-year-old lamenting the lack of “young male anger” in rock music in 2017.</p>
  • Here Come The Drag Queens

    06/05/2017 6:23:11 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 26 replies ^ | June 5, 2017 | Michael Brown
    Make no mistake about it. From the moment gay activists came out of the closet in America, their agenda was clear. Society must get over its anti-gay sentiments and embrace everything gay – and I mean everything. That’s why many of them were so brazen, chanting, “We’re here, we’re queer, get used to it.” That’s why gay pride parades were marked by the most offensive elements of the gay community, even if they were not representative of the whole. That’s why it was drag queens who led the way in the 1969 Stonewall Riots. They were part of the frontline...
  • Obama’s only Navy secretary pushed an agenda of social change. Now, he leaves with a warning

    12/30/2016 2:13:50 PM PST · by kevcol · 112 replies
    Washington Post ^ | December 30, 2016 | Dan Lamothe
    “You make the decisions you think are right, right now, regardless what you think is going to happen in the future,” Mabus said. “But we are stronger because of this integration. That is undeniably true. So, if it gets rolled back, you’re weakening the United States military. You’re weakening the Navy. You’re weakening the Marine Corps. If that’s what you want to do, okay. But you have to be honest about it.”
  • Drag Queen in the Nave

    08/08/2016 9:50:49 AM PDT · by truthxchange · 6 replies ^ | August 5, 2016 | Dr. Peter Jones
    Why would anyone except a professional organist take the magazine The American Organist? A friend gave me a recent issue of this highly specialized publication. The stunning picture on the front cover got my attention. The foreground features a glorious pipe organ with five key boards, endless foot pedals and a hundred stops. In the background is the grandiose nave and the vaulted ceiling of the historic Fourth Presbyterian Church of Chicago. To me, the church organ is a symbol of high Western Christian culture, made famous by the soaring oratorios of Johann Sebastian Bach and the stirring grandeur of...
  • Cis Drag Queens Banned from Pride Event Because They Might Offend Trans People

    07/20/2015 6:00:11 PM PDT · by keats5 · 54 replies
    National Review ^ | 7/20/15 | KATHERINE TIMPF Read more at:
    Maybe complete and total inclusivity isn’t as easy as it sounds. The organizers of Free Pride Glasgow in Scotland have hit a snag in their mission to plan a totally inclusive event: Some activists think drag queens are offensive to transgender people, others think banning drag queens is offensive to transgender drag queens, and still others think allowing only transgender drag queens is offensive to cisgender drag queens. Read more at:
  • Drag queen takes glamor photos in front of (Pro Life) graphic images (video)

    08/20/2013 11:47:20 AM PDT · by Morgana · 10 replies
    Life Site ^ | Ben Johnson
    CINCINNATI, August 20, 2013 ( – Graphic images of aborted babies have been known to induce profound and searing emotions, ranging from tears and trauma, to nausea and revulsion. Some Planned Parenthood supporters decided the images made a perfect backdrop for a self-portrait. The Ohio-based Stand True Pro-Life Outreach protested outside a Planned Parenthood fundraiser on Saturday. “Summer’s Over – What a Drag…” at The Cabaret charged attendees between $10 and $30 to see drag queens strut their stuff. “We protested and witnessed at a Planned Parenthood fundraiser in Cincinnati last Saturday, it was a Drag Queen show,” said Bryan...
  • Good drag queens go to heaven

    08/21/2012 10:52:00 AM PDT · by SmithL · 17 replies
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | 8/21/12 | Jon Carroll
    Recently, the Archdiocese of San Francisco, perhaps at the instigation of its incoming archbishop, Salvatore Cordileone, denied permission for drag queens to emcee at charity events in the community hall of Most Holy Redeemer, a Roman Catholic church in the Castro district. That prompted this letter to me from the Rev. Robert Warren Cromey, who will identify himself in the letter: "When I was rector of Trinity Episcopal in the late nineteen nineties, I conducted at least five funerals of drag queens in the church. They were usually held on Saturday afternoons. Neighbors' heads would lean out the windows in...
  • Caption Drag Queens - Dressed as Palin

    10/29/2008 9:51:40 AM PDT · by Lucky9teen · 27 replies · 1,271+ views
    Drag queens dressed as Republican vice presidential nominee Alaska Governor Sarah Palin - one runs down the street and another one poses after the High Heel Drag Race near Dupont Circle in Washington October 28, 2008. A drag queen dressed as Republican presidential nominee Senator John McCain poses with a drag queen dressed as McCain's running mate Alaska Governor Sarah Palin before the High Heel Drag Race near Dupont Circle in Washington October 28, 2008. Jamaican-born disco diva Grace Jones arrives at the Q music awards in London on October 6. Jones has said she was sorry Hillary Clinton had...
  • Drag Queens for Obama Biden

    10/25/2008 7:03:13 AM PDT · by Elle Bee · 16 replies · 691+ views
    photobucket ^ | October 25, 2008
    another constituencey group heard fromI took a picture of this on the wall of the 801 Club on Duval Street in Key West last night ... another reason to voter McCain Palin
  • Help! My husband steals my clothes

    03/23/2007 7:22:39 AM PDT · by Millee · 62 replies · 910+ views
    London Times ^ | 3/18/07 | Staff
    So, there we were, the husband (we?ll call him Simon, for that is his name) and I, getting dolled up for date night. There was the usual tussle for the mirror, and that?s when I spotted it: my purple Marc Jacobs belt holding up his skinny combats. I would have been miffed, but the truth is, it looked hot. Sort of Justin Timberlake meets the Scissor Sisters. His retort when I feigned annoyance? I was always borrowing his clothes, so it was his turn to even the score. As it turns out, we were teetering at the top of a...
  • Orange County Judge Dismiss Case Against Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim (tote bag case)

    02/02/2007 8:52:44 AM PST · by fgoodwin · 10 replies · 591+ views
    KNX 1070 ^ | Friday February 2, 2007 11:07AM | AP
    Orange County Judge Dismiss Case Against Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim SANTA ANA, CA (AP) -- A judge has dismissed a lawsuit claiming the Angels discriminated against men by giving tote bags to women during a Mother's Day baseball game. Orange County Superior Court Judge Jonathan Cannon ruled Thursday that the giveaway was not biased against men and that the May 8, 2005, event was a way to honor mothers. The lawsuit, filed by Los Angeles psychologist Michael Cohn, claimed thousands of men and fans under age 18 were each entitled to $4,000 in damages because they were treated...
  • PHOTOS: Leading candidate for National Chairman of the College Democrats dressed in drag [!]

    07/11/2006 4:53:16 PM PDT · by PJ-Comix · 31 replies · 1,608+ views
    Drudge ^ | July 11, 2006
  • Fashion week: Men in high heels

    07/03/2006 9:35:50 AM PDT · by Millee · 63 replies · 1,963+ views
    AP ^ | 7/3/06 | Staff
    After years of stifling conservatism, men face a dizzying array of clothing options ranging from cutting-edge sportswear to unisex collections that blur the distinctions between the genders. French designer Jean Paul Gaultier is largely to thank for these advances. He was the first to show men in skirts and continues to promote an androgynous approach to dressing with his Gaultier To The Power of Two collection, inspired by the perfume of the same name. Male and female models swaggered out in platform heels in his spring-summer 2007 show Saturday, which drew inspiration from 1970s glam rockers such as David Bowie....
  • LA County urges gays to cut back smoking

    10/30/2005 9:26:16 PM PST · by neverdem · 39 replies · 1,026+ views
    Seattle Post-Intelligencer ^ | October 27, 2005 | LAURA WIDES
    ASSOCIATED PRESS LOS ANGELES -- Los Angeles County health officials are focusing a new anti-smoking program at gays and lesbians, who they say are nearly twice as likely to smoke as the general population. The "Last Drag" campaign aims to reach gays and lesbians through print ads and efforts in bars and clubs - where health officials say many smokers picked up the habit to begin with. "When a lot of gay men and women come out, they come out in the bar culture, and the bar and club culture has really established a culture where it's OK to smoke,"...
  • Museum on a mission to save local gay history (Houston -TX)

    08/24/2004 10:24:44 AM PDT · by Jalapeno · 17 replies · 733+ views
    Houston Chronicle ^ | ALLAN TURNER
    Museum on a mission to save local gay history Collection shows long fight to gain rights in Houston By ALLAN TURNER Copyright 2004 Houston Chronicle HOUSTON'S GLBT MUSEUM Long after the odor faded, the memory lingers. In a dimly lit, nighttime alley, a lone man rummaged through a giant trash bin, heaving bag after garbage bag to the pavement. He could have been a homeless man digging for a meal. But this intrepid anonymous raider of the greasy Dumpster was a guerrilla of history. His mission: to save from an ignoble burial in a city landfill the documents of a...
  • An odd way to bring gays into the mainstream

    08/03/2004 12:11:22 PM PDT · by ladyesk · 24 replies · 1,034+ views
    The San Diego Union Tribune ^ | 8/1/2004 | Steve Yuhas
    What is it about gay pride festivals that have mainstream media so enamored that they fail to report on critical issues when evaluating the festivities? Reporters around the country talk to the organizers of the events and take their word that the festivals are positive for the gay community and are helpful in sending a message to the nation that gay people are just like everyone else, we just happen to be gay. Advertisement Fearful, or complicit, journalists have decided that a serious review of gay pride activities, the events that precede them and the effects they have on mainstream...
  • VH-1 to feature two (Rochester NY) area drag queens

    01/05/2003 6:53:02 AM PST · by Behind Liberal Lines · 16 replies · 781+ views
    Democrat and Chronicle ^ | (January 5, 2003) | By Lara Becker Liu
    Cable music station VH-1 will be in town Thursday to film an upcoming documentary about drag queen entertainers, featuring two of Rochester’s own. Pandora Boxx and Darienne Lake, also known as Michael Steck and Greg Meyer, were selected from a pool of seven local “queens” to appear in the one-hour “day-in-the-life” documentary, according to Steck. The film may be aired as early as March. A film crew will follow Steck and Meyer for three days, capturing “every aspect of their lives” -- shopping, exercising (Steck has lost 130 pounds from his 400-plus-pound frame in the last year), working at their...
  • School for drag queens to open in Italy

    09/27/2002 6:14:32 PM PDT · by Dan from Michigan · 1 replies · 258+ views
    ananova ^ | 9-25-02
    School for drag queens to open in Italy A school has been set up in Italy to teach people how to become drag queens. Drag artist and TV presenter La Karl du Pigne will be holding her first classes in mid October. Lessons will include how to hide a beard, catwalk with high heels and speak in a higher tone of voice. The three day intensive course will cost £60, be based in Turin and open to men aged 18 to 65. "More and more people are asking me how to become drag queens, and I hope my school will...