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Drag Queen World Series :: May 6, 2017

Drag Queen World Series :: May 6, 2017

May 10
The West Hollywood Cheerleaders won The Life Group LA's 6th Annual Drag Queen World Series against the returning champions LA Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence. This event benefits the Life Group LA.

Facebook Apologizes to Drag Queens for Name Policy

By Barbara Ortutay | Oct 2
Facebook is apologizing to drag queens and the transgender community for deleting accounts that used drag names like Lil Miss Hot Mess rather than legal names such as Bob Smith.

Petition Started to Demand Facebook Drop Name Change Policy

By Winnie McCroy | Sep 19
In the battle to allow drag queens and transgender individuals to continue using their Facebook profile under their stage name or chosen name, a Seattle drag performer has founded a petition on

Trans and Drag Coalition Meet with Facebook Over 'Real Name' Policy

By Winnie McCroy | Sep 18
Drag queens, transgender individuals and LGBT activists continue to be angry over Facebook's enforcement of their "legal name" policy for users, despite an hour-long face-to-face meeting on Wednesday in San Francisco.

Betsey Johnson Celebrates Brides, Marriage Freedom

By Leanne Italie | Sep 11
Drag queens and a transgender bride romped down Betsey Johnson's runway Wednesday with same-sex couples, a few "Real Housewives" and the 72-year-old designer's TV dance partner in a fashion show that screamed JUST MARRIED!

Miss Firecracker Pageant Raises Funds for AIDS Help

By Winnie McCroy | Jun 27
On Tuesday, July 1, drag queens -- and this year, for the first time, biological women -- will don their hottest outfits and vie for the chance to be crowned Miss Firecracker.

Moscow Bans Parade Honoring Eurovision Drag Queen

May 15
Moscow authorities have turned down gay activists’ application to hold a parade honoring drag queen Conchita Wurst, winner of this year’s Eurovision song contest.

Anti-Gay Drag Queen Emeritus Loses GOP Bid for NC State Senate

By EDGE | May 8
Republican senatorial hopeful and retired drag queen Steve Wiles (aka Mona Sinclair), who went on the record as supporting the state’s ban on same-sex marriage, failed to win his party’s nomination for state senate this week.

Bearded Drag Queen in Eurovision Spotlight

By Jan M. Olsen and David Mac Dougal | May 7
When Austria’s entry takes the stage Thursday at the Eurovision Song Contest in Copenhagen, the spotlight will slowly reveal a lone figure with wide sensual eyes, glossy painted lips, high cheekbones - and a man’s full dark beard.

Report: Anti-Gay NC Republican has Drag Queen Past

By Jason St. Amand | May 5
Several news sources are reporting that a Republican politician from North Carolina, who opposes same-sex marriage, was once a drag queen and once worked at a gay-friendly bar.

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