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  • RuPaul: America’s first lady of drag covers EW’s LGBTQ issue
    June 15, 2017
    That’s why the inimitable RuPaul is the perfect cover star to grace Entertainment Weekly’s annual LGBTQ special issue, which this year features a reunion with the stars of The L Word, a gay pop preview (including a sneak peek at the Will & Grace revival), and our list of the 25 greatest LGBTQ entertainment moments from the past 25 years.... (Read Full Article)
  • The World According to RuPaul
    June 9, 2017
    On a recent beautiful Friday evening in late May, I found myself crammed alongside hordes of other queer men inside a well-known gay bar in Brooklyn’s heavily gentrified Williamsburg. In about a half an hour, a large screen plastered onto one of the bar’s walls would project a live stream of the newest episode of the wildly popular drag queen competition show RuPaul’s Drag Race. During the commercial breaks, two New York City-based drag queens—Thorgy Thor, a contestant from Drag... (Read Full Article)
  • RuPaul’s DragRace is the TV Friend You Need
    April 20, 2017
    by Navi Lamba When I first moved to London a couple of months ago, I was pretty friendless. The majority of my human interactions involved speaking to colleagues at work about work-related things. All of this was topped off by a 60-minute commute to and from the office, during which I was sandwiched between sweaty people who seemed to have somehow reached a wondrous Zen state of being completely oblivious to everything around them. (I think I’ve mastered it myself... (Read Full Article)
  • NY Mag: What RuPaul Can’t Live Without
    March 24, 2017
    What RuPaul Can’t Live Without This is the most incredible thing. You put a drop on your palm and rub your hands together – somehow that goes into your body topically and keeps all illness away. If you have babies, you rub it on the bottom of their feet.... (Read Full Article)
  • NY Post: Think it’s easy to win ‘Drag Race’? RuPaul says, ‘Think again, bitch!’
    March 24, 2017
    Think it’s easy to win ‘Drag Race’? RuPaul says, ‘Think again, bitch!’ RuPaul’s Drag Race Friday, 8 p.m., VH1 “Drag Race” host RuPaul has built a career off of his colorful cross-dressing and equally exuberant personality . But it’s still a shock when he calls for an interview and greets you with a brassy “Hello, lover!”... (Read Full Article)
  • Vanity Fair: RuPaul on the Legacy of Drag Race and How Judge Judy Explains Trump’s Election
    March 24, 2017
    RuPaul on the Legacy of Drag Race and How Judge Judy Explains Trump’s Election is an icon. That word gets flung around with ease these days, long removed from its religious etymology. But in the modern sense-the one that connotes cultural importance-the drag superstar with a decades-long career as a pop-culture provocateur more than fits the bill. On March 24 at 8 p.m.... (Read Full Article)