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Candis Cayne Defends Drag Race: 'I Don't Think the Word "Tranny" Is Wrong'

Pollo Del Mar | Posted 06.10.2014 | San Francisco
Pollo Del Mar

Throughout her career, Candis Cayne has admittedly embraced her role as an unofficial spokeswoman for all things trans. When it comes to the community's recent outcry against terminology deemed "transphobic" on RuPaul's Drag Race, though, Cayne takes an opposing stance.

RuPaul Responds To Controversy Over The Word 'Tranny'

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 05.22.2014 | Gay Voices

RuPaul has finally responded to the controversy surrounding the word "tranny," as well as the use of "she-mail" on popular reality television show "Ru...

RuPaul's Drag Race and the Danger of Overpolicing Language

Our Lady J | Posted 06.14.2014 | Gay Voices
Our Lady J

Drag is punk and should never be subjected to politically correct ideals. The moment it stops provoking is the moment it fails as an art form. Trans people are forever indebted to drag for the mainstream explosion of gender as we see it today.

Anti-Trans Slurs and Drag: Who Exactly Is Transgender, and Does It Matter?

Dana Beyer | Posted 05.24.2014 | Gay Voices
Dana Beyer

It might help for someone to talk with RuPaul and explain how many trans women really don't want to overcome their distaste for the slurs "tranny" and "shemale." As one who was slurred as a cover girl for the extremist Traditional Values Coalition back in 2008, I join in asking for simple respect and civility.

You Don't Get To Tell Us When To Be Offended, RuPaul

Rebecca Juro | Posted 03.20.2012 | Gay Voices
Rebecca Juro

RuPaul, you don't get to tell me or any other real-life, 24/7 trans person what we should or shouldn't be offended by. You don't get to tell us to lighten up, not when our lives, our ability to live, work, and take care of the families that depend on us are on the line.

Michelangelo Signorile

RuPaul Sounds Off On New Seasons Of 'RuPaul's Drag Race,' Obama, The Word 'Tranny,' And More

HuffingtonPost.com | Michelangelo Signorile | Posted 09.07.2012 | Gay Voices

The new season of "RuPaul's Drag Race," which begins on January 30 on Logo, is "Gaga-esque," with the competing queens displaying themselves as "crunc...