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RuPaul DragCon features Teen Vogue's "What Is Drag In Trump's America?" panel, featuring Drag Race winners. Of course, Teen Vogue, 🙄 @activistmommy1 @TuckerCarlson @SohrabAhmari @IngrahamAngle

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"Other changes to DragCon were less motivated by November's election, and more by Barbato and Bailey's own circumstances. As parents, they said they had a "selfish" desire to make the convention more kid-friendly. " Told ya, selfish adults won't hire a sitter! @SohrabAhmari
DragCon 2017 was the first yr with a children's zone, as well as a panel just for young fans of the show called "Call Me Mother." Sunday included church service featuring season four queen Latrice Royale. It is titled, appropriately enough, "Can I Get an Amen?" @SohrabAhmari
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In the last few months, propelled into the spotlight by far-Right media like InfoWars, a collection of Alt-Right, neo-Nazi, and Proud Boy groups have set their sites on attacking #dragqueenstoryhour - with some groups now even pushing for doxxing parents. itsgoingdown.org/this-week-in-f…
#dragqueenstoryhour is a non-profit of over 35 chapters across the US and made up of volunteers who are trained and given background checks. The goal of the group is to create a space of tolerance and acceptance that they hope will translate into future generations making change.
One volunteer said of the group: “This year we celebrated 50 years of Pride, and knowing that there [are] so many drag queens, to many transgenders, so many lesbians, so many gay people getting killed…just for being who they are…we don’t want that to continue.”
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