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03/09/2017 03:06 pm ET

RuPaul Offers The Best Defense To Transphobia And Bigotry

"We are moving forward into a place where the human race is expanding."

RuPaul has some choice words for anyone who thinks we shouldn’t embrace diversity.

This week, TMZ pressed the world’s most famous drag queen, who was in New York City to attend the premiere of the ninth season of “RuPaul’s Drag Race,” for his thoughts on the Supreme Court’s decision not to hear the potentially history-making transgender rights case of Gavin Grimm. 

And, being RuPaul, his answer did not disappoint. He not only had some encouraging words for the LGBTQ community, he made it clear he’s fully confident that our society is beginning to embrace our differences ― and anyone working against that is caught in the past.

“Our best defense is our brightness, our love, our ability to have a spirit and dance,” RuPaul told TMZ. “That’s what we’re teaching kids to do ― you know we are moving forward into a place where the human race is expanding. The people who are against this kind of thing ― they are stuck in the 20th century. God bless them, but we’re moving this way, they want to go backwards. Fine! But just know that they are obsolete and they know it and this is their last ditch effort. We as human people on this planet are moving forward. Until then our best defense is to dance, sing and get excited ― get excited about life! And that’s what we’re going to do.”

The new season of “RuPaul’s Drag Race” premieres on Friday, March 24 at 8 PM ET/PT.

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