The TCA win for Outstanding Reality Series solidifies the fact that RuPaul's Drag Race is a key player in the reality TV genre. I believe this will put it in a new stratosphere and help it reach a larger audience, as well as gain more recognition from the television industry.
While LGBT Internet activists and news sites cover the great "tranny" debate, news from Louisiana is that a trans woman was found on the side of the road last week after allegedly having been held in slavery for months.
When someone says that they find a label hurtful, the natural, reasonable response is to just stop using it. Instead, a mob of mostly older, mostly urban, mostly privileged gay men has chosen to stomp their feet, cry and plead oppression.
This week's recap episode of RuPaul's Drag Race was all about looking back at Season 6, so for Extra Lap Recap it's time to gush about some of the season's best unsung moments! Let's hear it for Trinity, Vivacious, Gia, Joslyn, and Milk (who pops by for a pants-free cameo!).
After reading each other with puppets, the top five queens had to whip up three semi-precious runway looks for the Glitter Ball on the main stage. And these gems were not conflict-free, because all the gals had to chime in on who they thought should go home!
The annual makeover episode turned out to be a big, fat, drag-wedding extravaganza with real couples getting hitched, but with a hitch: The ladies were the grooms, and the men were the brides! Kind of a draggedy twist on marriage equality?