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What the TCA Win Means for RuPaul's Drag Race

Justin Hernandez | Posted 07.28.2014 | TV
Justin Hernandez

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.

'RuPaul's Drag Race' Nabs Big Honor

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 07.21.2014 | Gay Voices

2014 has been a big year for RuPaul -- and the Supermodel of The World's reality TV show has racked up yet another big honor. "RuPaul's Drag Race,"...

The Tidal Wave of Gay Portrayals of the Trans Experience

Dana Beyer | Posted 06.13.2014 | Gay Voices
Dana Beyer

So we have one more example of gay men performing drag for major audiences and misconstruing for the masses what it means to be transgender.

Does 'Tranny' Matter to a Slave?

R. Kyle Alagood | Posted 06.10.2014 | Gay Voices
R. Kyle Alagood

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.

Hiiieeee! Guess Who Has A New Music Video

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 06.10.2014 | Gay Voices

Everyone's favorite alien is back on her game with a new music video that we absolutely LOVE. "RuPaul's Drag Race" season five runner-up Alaska Thu...

Hypocrisy of the Pro-Slur Crybabies

Larry Womack | Posted 07.29.2014 | Gay Voices
Larry Womack

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.

RuPual Talks Past 'Drag Race' Queens, Nabs Big Honor

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 05.29.2014 | Gay Voices

With the sixth season of "RuPaul's Drag Race" wrapped up, the drag icon's schedule has opened up for a few interviews -- this time on Jonny McGovern's...

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 Season 6, Ep. 14 Extra Lap Recap: 'Reunited' -- We Have a Winner! (VIDEO)

John Polly | Posted 07.20.2014 | Gay Voices
John Polly

2014-05-20-20140520ExtraLapRecap614ReunionFinaleJohnPollyBackRolls560px.jpgIt has happened! RuPaul's Drag Race has crowned a new "America's Next Drag Superstar"! So, now that we all know, are you happy? Surprised? Amused? Appalled? Sad for the not-winners?

And The Winner Is...

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 05.20.2014 | Gay Voices

The wait is over kittens! The official winner of "RuPaul's Drag Race" season six is... Bianca Del Rio! Tonight's "RuPaul's Drag Race" finale was on...

RuPaul's Drag Race Season 6, Ep. 13 Extra Lap Recap: 'Countdown to the Crown' (VIDEO)

John Polly | Posted 07.13.2014 | Gay Voices
John Polly

2014-05-13-20140513ExtraLapRecap613ClipShowMilkJohnPollyJonMallowsmall.jpgThis 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!).

WATCH: RuPaul Demands That You 'Sissy That Walk'!

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 05.13.2014 | Gay Voices

We're less than a week away from the crowning of America's next drag superstar on "RuPaul's Drag Race," which means it's time for Ru to release the mu...

How 'RuPaul's Drag Race' Gave Reality TV A Much-Needed Makeover

The Huffington Post | Lauren Duca | Posted 07.17.2014 | Entertainment

Middlebrow is a recap of the week in entertainment, celebrity and television news that provides a comprehensive look at the state of pop culture. From...

Alaska Apologizes For Controversial Video After Outrage From Some In LGBT Community

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 05.06.2014 | Gay Voices

Former 'RuPaul's Drag Race' contestant Alaska Thunderfuck has apologized for releasing a YouTube video in April that many claimed featured the murder ...

You Won't Believe What These 'Drag Race' Dress Recreations Are Made Of

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 05.04.2014 | Gay Voices

We're quickly coming to the bitter end of another riveting season of "RuPaul's Drag Race," and one fan has taken his dedication to the show to a whole...

RuPaul's Drag Race Season 6, Ep. 11 Extra Lap Recap: 'The Glitter Ball' (VIDEO)

John Polly | Posted 06.30.2014 | Gay Voices
John Polly

2014-04-30-20140430ExtraLapRecap611GlitterBallCourtneyActJohnPolly560pxthumbsmall.jpgAfter 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 Problem With Automatically Labeling Drag Queens as Cisgender Gay Men

J Nelson Aviance | Posted 06.29.2014 | Gay Voices
J Nelson Aviance

The idea that drag queens entertain and then return home to their cisgender lives is problematized by the fact that many drag performers are marked as subversively gendered even out of drag.

WATCH: A Drag Queen And A Transsexual Discuss Controversial Words In The LGBT Community

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 04.29.2014 | Gay Voices

Over the past several weeks, discussions surrounding the use of certain words and whether they should be considered anti-transgender slurs reached a b...

Here's How You Can Attend The 'Drag Race' Finale Party

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 04.28.2014 | Gay Voices

We honestly can't believe it but we're only a few short weeks away from crowning America's Next Drag Superstar on the sixth season of "RuPaul's Drag R...

Usurping the Podium and Claiming Credit: RuPaul, Chad Griffin and 'Gay Grandiosity Syndrome'

Dana Beyer | Posted 06.24.2014 | Gay Voices
Dana Beyer

Some people, and organizations, simply can't help themselves.

RuPaul Takes A Drive With A NYC NightLife Icon

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 04.23.2014 | Gay Voices

RuPaul's web series "RuPaul Drives...." is still going strong and last week the Supermodel of The World took a drive with none other than New York Cit...

RuPaul's Drag Race Season 6, Ep. 10 Extra Lap Recap: 'Drag My Wedding' (VIDEO)

John Polly | Posted 06.22.2014 | Gay Voices
John Polly

2014-04-22-ExtraLapRecap2014422small.jpgThe 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?

A Necessary Conversation

Rebecca Juro | Posted 06.22.2014 | Gay Voices
Rebecca Juro

Um, hi. Excuse me, Gay Community? It's us, the Trans Community. Have you got a few minutes? We really need to talk.

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 06.15.2014 | 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!