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25 Essential Drag Queen Films Every ‘Drag Race’ Fan Needs to See

If you’re a ‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’ stan and need additional education or just sensory stimulation, then this list of films is for you

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William Dorsey Swann Was a Former Slave, a Badass LGBTQ Activist and the First Documented Drag Queen

Born into slavery in 1860, William Dorsey Swann, known affectionately as “the Queen,” was possibly the very first drag queen, and a pioneer when it came to LGBTQ rights and activism. Having lived through “slavery, the Civil War, racism, police surveillance, torture behind bars, and many other injustices,” Swann held[…]

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Culture
Cosplay Queen Dax ExclamationPoint Talks Us Through Her 5 Favorite Past Looks

Dax ExclamationPoint is a force to be reckoned with. Cosplayer, drag performer, RuPaul’s Drag Race alum and the “Queen of All Nerds,” she’s like if Storm stepped off the pages of a comic book armed with Plasti Dip and a killer sense of humor. Hornet recently had the chance to speak[…]

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Movie Musical ‘Everybody’s Talking About Jamie’ Is a Flashy and Fun Ode to Non-Conformity

Everybody’s Talking About Jamie is an aspirational musical about a Sheffield teenager who wants — or, rather, is destined — to become a drag queen. The script and music — by Tom MacRae, a British multi-hyphenate author-playwright-television writer/producer, and Dan Gillespie-Sells, of the U.K. group The Feeling — has plenty[…]

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