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I Guess I Should Stop Letting People Call Me 'Tranny'

Malek Mouzon | Posted 04.17.2014 | Gay Voices
Malek Mouzon

There's a tendency among my friends and others who see me in my element to refer to me as a "tranny," one of the words that have recently been banished from the gay lexicon. Personally, I've always regarded being called a "tranny" not as a slur but as a term of endearment.

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...

BenDeLaCreme Presents Capitol Hill, Episodes 4-6

Wes Hurley | Posted 04.16.2014 | Gay Voices
Wes Hurley

If you can't get enough of BenDeLaCreme on RuPaul's Drag Race, make sure to catch up on Capitol Hill. Inspired by '70s and '80s TV shows, Capitol Hil...

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.

100-Plus Trans Women Stand Against Calpernia Addams and Andrea James: An Open Letter

Zinnia Jones | Posted 04.14.2014 | Gay Voices
Zinnia Jones

We, the undersigned trans women and trans-feminine individuals, are appalled at recent attacks on trans woman journalist Parker Marie Molloy published by Calpernia Addams and Andrea James on The Huffington Post and Boing Boing, respectively.

'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!

This 'Drag Race' Star Has A New Music Video!

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 04.08.2014 | Gay Voices

Let's be real -- Bianca Del Rio is really the queen that's making this season of "RuPaul's Drag Race" entertaining for all of us. Now, the supersta...

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.

You'll Never Guess Who GaGa Kiki-ed With Last Night...

Posted 04.07.2014 | Gay Voices

Lady Gaga may be busy tearing up the Roseland Ballroom for the historic venue's last string of performances, but that doesn't mean the superstar doesn...

These Dismissive Gays Hate Everything

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 04.05.2014 | Gay Voices

Some of our favorite gay men really hate just about everything -- and don't care who knows it. Cue Willam Belli, "Drag Race" alum and one of Americ...

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...

BenDeLaCreme Presents Capitol Hill, Episode 3

Wes Hurley | Posted 03.26.2014 | Gay Voices
Wes Hurley

On the heels of his winning performance in the Snatch Game episode of RuPaul's Drag Race, drag genius BenDeLaCreme presents Episode 3 of Capitol Hil...

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.

BenDeLaCreme Presents Capitol Hill Episode 2 (VIDEO)

Wes Hurley | Posted 03.17.2014 | Gay Voices
Wes Hurley

RuPaul's Drag Race Season 6 star BenDeLaCreme presents Episode 2 of Capitol Hill. Starring Waxie Moon and inspired by '70s and '80s TV shows, Capito...

Kryean Kally: Drag Bills and Thrills

Matthew Terrell | Posted 03.14.2014 | Gay Voices
Matthew Terrell

Although Kryean knows drag is an artistic money pit, it allows her to fulfill many childhood dreams. As a cloested gay kid in Calhoun, Georgia, Matthew wanted to design clothes, act, sing, dance, perform, etc. These fabulous dreams were too big for the Georgia sticks...

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!