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Rory O'Neill as Miss Panti Bliss

Speech by Ireland’s top drag performer fuels Irish gay rights debate

Tuesday, February 11, 2014
DUBLIN -— Ireland's top drag performer, Miss Panti Bliss, has driven a stiletto heel through this nation's long-running debate on gay rights. Panti has riled up conservative Catholics and won global admirers in a social media tour de force that is dominating Irish water-cooler talk. [ Read more → ]
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Equality House hosts ‘Drag Down Bigotry’ show in Westboro neighborhood

Monday, October 28, 2013
TOPEKA, Kan. -- The Westboro Baptist Church, home of the "God hates Fags" movement, found itself with ringside seats to drag show on Saturday, organized by its neighbor, the rainbow painted Equality House. [ Read more → ]
Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi, APA contestant takes part in the Miss Jacaranda pageant held on the outskirts of Harare on Oct. 19.

Gays hit the catwalk at drag queen contest in Zimbabwe

Wednesday, October 23, 2013
HARARE, Zimbabwe — And the winner is ... Ezmerald Kim Kardashian. That was the stage name for a young man who won the title of Miss Jacaranda at a drag queen pageant in Zimbabwe. [ Read more → ]
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Former ‘Satanic Drag Queen’ to receive ‘Ex-Gay of the Year’ Award

Tuesday, September 10, 2013
Liberty Counsel’s Mat Staver won’t be the only person honored at this year’s Ex-Gay Awareness Month festivities. The event’s organizers, Voice of the Voiceless, announced today that a former “Satanic Drag Queen” will receive their “Courage Award.” [ Read more → ]
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‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’ star Sahara Davenport dies at age 27

Tuesday, October 2, 2012
LOS ANGELES – Sahara Davenport, who made a name for herself on the second season of “RuPaul’s Drag Race” and who recently released a single “Go Off,” has died. She was 27. [ Read more → ]
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