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A Legacy at Risk: Why RuPaul’s Views on Gender & Race Feel Problematic Today

A Legacy at Risk: Why RuPaul’s Views on Gender & Race Feel Problematic Today

Whether you watch RuPaul’s Drag Race religiously or you’ve never seen an episode, you’re likely familiar with the eponymous legend behind the television phenomenon. RuPaul is famous not just for portraying an impossibly beautiful drag queen and leading a hit TV series, but also for wielding considerable influence both within and beyond the LGBTQ+ community. However, as public consciousness shifts, Ru’s brand of unapologetic realness has begun to create controversy.

Tan France Did Not Create The French Tuck – Women Did

Tan France Did Not Create The French Tuck – Women Did

The French Tuck is an example of a concept that has first been done by women, but taken and repackaged by a man; presented as something unique and ‘new’.  The idea of the French Tuck was something already practiced by many women (especially queer-identifying women) many years prior (Fashion blog Man Repeller’s founder, Leandra Medine, has been seen using the haphazard tuck since 2004).

Disengaged Gives Us The Space To Question Marriage Equality

Disengaged Gives Us The Space To Question Marriage Equality

The series follows a couple, Jules (Hannah Pearl Utt) and Sydney (Jen Tullock), in a committed partnership who find themselves thinking about marriage following the United States Supreme Court same-sex marriage that made it legal in all fifty states. The story provides commentary on the pressure that many couples have felt to get legally married post-ruling.

I Assigned God Roles To My Favorite Queer Celebrities

I Assigned God Roles To My Favorite Queer Celebrities

I can be pretty blasphemous while sitting in LA traffic. A few weeks ago while trying to improve my patience on the freeway,  I asked myself, “If Hayley Kiyoko is Lesbian Jesus, who’s the holy spirit?” Then I took it a step further and started wondering who would be who in the Greek Pantheon. After some reflection, I’ve come up with a list of queer celebrities and their holy counterparts.

Leyna Bloom’s Push To Be The First Trans Victoria’s Secret Model

Leyna Bloom’s Push To Be The First Trans Victoria’s Secret Model

It was her past that drove her to succeed and break down barriers and walls in the modeling world.  It was that continued determination and persistence that garnered the attention of famous fashion brands such as ‘The Blonds’ and ‘Chromat’.  While she built a name for herself, she still faced many hardships and struggles within the modeling industry.

A Queer’s Guide to Fall

A Queer’s Guide to Fall

As we slip into shorter days, longer nights, colder weather, and darker colors, seasonal events and goodies will start to pop up around every turn. In order to make sure you have a head start on the essentials, I created a guide to the season’s six most import F’s: fashion, furnishings, flavors, films, frights, and fun.

ClexaCon Continues Its Push For More Positive LGBTQ+ Representation In London

ClexaCon Continues Its Push For More Positive LGBTQ+ Representation In London

By Jasmine Lowe In late 2017, a study by LGBT Fans Deserve Better, a website dedicated to “educating people on the importance of positive LGBT representation in the media,” found that 62 lesbian and bisexual female characters died over the past two television seasons. This figure was the highest number of lesbian and bisexual character…

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