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Transgender Icon Claims She Was Banned From Facebook For Using 'Tranny' And 'Shemale'

The Huffington Post | James Nivhols | Posted 04.17.2014 | Gay Voices

Following a week of controversy surrounding language and its use against and in the transgender and drag communities, transgender icon Jayne County cl...

RuPaul's Drag Race Season 6, Ep. 9 Extra Lap Recap: 'Queens of Talk' (VIDEO)

John Polly | Posted 04.15.2014 | Gay Voices
John Polly

2014-04-15-20140415ExtraLapRecap609DarienneElephantJohnPollysmall.jpgCher's family, Paula Abdul and a bunch of jungle creatures invaded RuPaul's Drag Race this week. Let's discuss the shenanigans, chickens!

Sticks and Stones May Break My Bones.. But Words Can Kill the Soul

Brynn Tannehill | Posted 04.15.2014 | Gay Voices
Brynn Tannehill

Are we policing language? Of course we are, because part of that's how you win in civil rights movements. We have known this for more than 50 years.

RuPaul's Drag Race and the Danger of Overpolicing Language

Our Lady J | Posted 04.14.2014 | 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.

'RuPaul's Drag Race' Making Big Change After Controversy Causes Outrage

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 04.14.2014 | Gay Voices

Over the past several weeks, popular reality show "RuPaul's Drag Race" landed itself in hot water over the use of terms some activists claimed were tr...

RuPaul's Drag Race Season 6, Ep. 7 and 8 Extra Lap Recap: 'Glamazon' and 'Comedy' Challenges (VIDEO)

John Polly | Posted 04.08.2014 | Gay Voices
John Polly

2014-04-08-20140408ELR607608recapscomedyglamazonJohnPolly560px.jpgThis week life got Rupersized as we got two RuPaul's Drag Race episodes in one night. So we've got two Extra Lap Recaps for you too!

10 Totally Gay, Non-Gay Classic Movies

Pandora Boxx | Posted 04.08.2014 | Gay Voices
Pandora Boxx

I was recently going through my favorite movies and realized I'm a huge homosexual. Ok, so maybe I didn't JUST realize that but I digress. I realized there certainly are some "gay classics" that have absolutely nothing to do with the gays at all.

And the Last Shall Be First

Francis Levy | Posted 04.04.2014 | Comedy
Francis Levy

Think about all auspicious personalities whose last names are typical first names. At the top of the list you have Anne Frank and Pope Francis. But th...

Harm Reduction, Covering, and a Voice for the Voiceless

Dana Beyer | Posted 04.03.2014 | Gay Voices
Dana Beyer

The drive for assimilation in and of itself causes existential damage, and is a major problem under the surface of the successful campaign for ever greater gay equality in this country.

WATCH: RuPaul Kikis With Queen Latifah

Posted 04.01.2014 | Gay Voices

RuPaul stopped by "The Queen Latifah Show" yesterday to kiki with the Queen herself -- and he brought a few "Drag Race" favorites along with him. R...

Dear RuPaul: Tell Transphobia to 'Sashay Away'

Nico Lang | Posted 04.01.2014 | Gay Voices
Nico Lang

RuPaul, you're a force for so much good in the world. But continuing to ignore this issue will only further the animosity that many transgender people already feel toward your show and the example it sets for the community.

RuPaul's Drag Race Season 6, Ep. 6 Extra Lap Recap: 'Oh No She Better Don't!' (VIDEO)

John Polly | Posted 04.01.2014 | Gay Voices
John Polly

2014-04-01-20140401ExtraLapRecap606JohnPollyJoslynFoxBenDeLaCremerap560px.jpgWith legendary lady rappers Eve and Trina in the house, our queens were asked to put their thing down, flip it and reverse it! And they did -- with varying results! Were you feeling Team Panty Hos? Or were all about the Ru Tang Clan?

The Most Amazing Drag Queen in the World

Wayne Anderson | Posted 03.31.2014 | Gay Voices
Wayne Anderson

I have been lucky enough to meet and be entertained by some of the most talented and beautiful drag queens in the world. And, yet, I never felt that I had met a queen that could match RuPaul.

RuPaul And 'Drag Race' Producers Respond To Claims Of 'Transphobia'

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 03.31.2014 | Gay Voices

Earlier this month, popular reality show "RuPaul's Drag Race" came under fire for the use of what some transgender individuals and activists claimed t...

WATCH: The Pit Crew Gives Ru A Hand

Posted 03.29.2014 | Gay Voices

RuPaul is back with the latest installment in his mini-web series "Oh Pit Crew!" -- and this time he needs some help from the boys. Ru seems to hav...

RuPaul's Drag Race Season 6, Ep. 5 Extra Lap Recap: 'Snatch Game' (VIDEO)

John Polly | Posted 03.25.2014 | Gay Voices
John Polly

2014-03-25-20140325ExtraLapRecap605SnatchGameJohnPollysmall.jpgYes, this week featured guest appearances by such stars as Judge Judy, Dame Maggie Smith, Paula Deen, and Kim Kardashian -- not to mention the late Anna Nicole Smith and Julia Child. Who scored? Who bored? Watch and find out!

RuPaul's Drag Race Season 6, Ep. 4 Extra Lap Recap: 'Shade: The Rusical!' (VIDEO)

John Polly | Posted 03.18.2014 | Gay Voices
John Polly

2014-03-18-ExtraLapRecapGiaGunnJohnPollyShademusical604560px.jpgAttention, Broadway babies! This week on RuPaul's Drag Race, our queens got their Patti LuPone on as they staged Shade: The Rusical! Let's recap.

Laganja Estranja: Sending Vivacious Home was Drag Race Reality Check

Pollo Del Mar | Posted 03.13.2014 | San Francisco
Pollo Del Mar

It's not easy being a drag queen who wears her heart on her sequined sleeve, admitted Laganja Estranja. Watching the third episode of this year's RuPaul's Drag Race, the Los Angeles-based performer recalls the wrenching moment reality set in.

RuPaul's Drag Race Season 6, Ep. 3 Extra Lap Recap: 'Scream Queens' (VIDEO)

John Polly | Posted 03.11.2014 | Gay Voices
John Polly

2014-03-11-20140311603JohnPollyColbyKellerrecapcropped570px.jpgHey, scaredy-cats! Colby Keller joins me this week as Extra Lap Recap gives you all the gory details about the latest horror-ific episode of RuPaul's Drag Race!

Ru Just Threw The Ultimate Shade At Music Pirates

The Huffington Post | James NIchols | Posted 03.06.2014 | Gay Voices

Supermodel of the World RuPaul dropped his new album alongside the premiere of the sixth season of "RuPaul's Drag Race" -- but he made sure that anyon...

RuPaul's Drag Race Season 6, Ep. 2 Extra Lap Recap: 'RuPaul's Big Opening, Part 2' (VIDEO)

John Polly | Posted 03.04.2014 | Gay Voices
John Polly

2014-03-04-20140304ExtraLapRecap602JohnPollyRuPaul570px.jpgGot Milk? How about Bianca Del Rio? Or maybe a big ol' drink of Darienne Lake? Yes, the second batch of queens arrived on RuPaul's Drag Race this week, so let's recap!

RuPaul: Unplugged

Wayne Anderson | Posted 03.03.2014 | Gay Voices
Wayne Anderson

RuPaul has just released his latest album, Born Naked. And while it should come as no shock to anyone that the album hit number 1 on the iTunes dance chart almost immediately upon its release.

RuPaul's Drag Race Season 6, Ep. 1 Extra Lap Recap: 'RuPaul's Big Opening' (VIDEO)

John Polly | Posted 02.25.2014 | Gay Voices
John Polly

2014-02-25-extralaprecapseason6ep1small.pngSo what did you think of the premiere? Did you like getting to know the first seven queens? Are you pissed off that you have to wait until next Monday to spook the rest? Or do you agree that two big openings are better than one?

WATCH: RuPaul's New Music Video Is Here

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 02.24.2014 | Gay Voices

Just in time for the premiere of "RuPaul's Drag Race" season six tonight, the Supermodel of the World himself dropped the video for his new single "Ge...

WATCH: Soon-To-Be 'Drag Race' Star Tackles Homophobia In New Music Video

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 02.23.2014 | Gay Voices

With the premiere of the sixth season of "RuPaul's Drag Race" just around the corner, one of this year's more prominent contestants has released a mus...