This week the queens had to plead their cases for why they should win the title of "America's Next Drag Superstar" in a courtroom acting challenge, with each playing three roles. Along the way, Roxxxy let Jinkx have it! And Jinkx let the courtroom have it! Then Alaska let the world have it!
we will no longer live in a world in which going to college increases one's risk of sexual assault, in which administrations promote rape myths and stoke rape culture, in which reporting a sexual crime exposes you to further trauma and betrayal.
Is this what our political process and October Surprises have come to? We're trying to get the candidates to unveil their college applications and pin them for something they said in a divorce hearing in the early '90s? Give me a break.
It's October and it's an election year! So before you pop a Xanax to prepare for all the five-year-olds in Dick Cheney masks knocking on your door and taking your candy, brace yourself for another American political tradition: The October Surprise!
Strippers all over the world are subjected to the worst sexual harassment imaginable. In a way, strip clubs have become the last sanctuaries for men who still feel the need to degrade women to feel better about themselves.
While Allred's assertion of Talackova's gender as valid and important is reassuring, the argument that because Talackova has "appropriate" identity documents, her status as a woman is more valid than it would be without them is frustrating for many transgender and gender-variant people.