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The Week in Drag (01/20/23)

The drag world is moving a mile a minute these days! If you’re worried you might have missed some of the week’s biggest stories, we understand. That’s where The Week in Drag comes in, your weekly look at the biggest stories unfolding in the drag scene. From shocking moments that unfold in the RuPaul’s Drag Race franchise to what’s going on in your local scene, we’ve got you covered!

Bob the Drag Queen is hitting the road with Madonna

You read that right. RuPaul’s Drag Race Season 8 winner and comedy legend, Bob the Drag Queen is joining Madonna on her upcoming tour. A statement released read, “The Celebration Tour will offer a one-of-a-kind experience with special guest Bob the Drag Queen a.k.a. Caldwell Tidicue across all dates on the global tour.”

This is kind of the coolest thing ever, right?

A new streaming service is bringing Drag Race to you for free

Are you an American sick of missing out on all the international spin-offs? You’re in luck! Drag Race Universe is a new and free channel fans of the show can use to watch an array of RPDR content. The channel can be streamed on VIZIO and will feature episodes from Canada’s Drag Race, Drag Race UK, Drag Race UK vs The World, and Drag Race Philippines.

Happy Miss Gay America weekend to all who celebrate

It’s finally that time of year! One of the biggest and longest running drag pageants , Miss Gay America, is taking place this weekend in Little Rock! And no, George Santos is not competing. If you can’t make it to the incredible 4-day event, no fear! You can stream it here

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Good luck to everyone competing this weekend from all of us at! Check back next week for our coverage of the results and find out who the new symbol of excellence will be!

Helsinki is hosting an incredible drag festival 

Are you in Finland and ready to attend an incredible drag-centered event? The Helsinki International Drag Festival is taking place on March 3rd and 4th this year. 

“Drag Superstars will take over Helsinki with their charisma, talent, uniqueness, and diversity. From 10 different nationalities around the world, the Kings and the Queens are united in Helsinki Finland to give us phenomenal lip syncing, dancing, splits, death drops, burlesque acts, aerial circus acts, and stunning vocals,” according to their press release. 

Tickets are on sale now here!

Salina EsTities and Sasha Colby took this year’s GLAAD Media Awards

Salina EsTities and Sasha Colby, contestants on Season 15 of RuPaul’s Drag Race presented the nominees for the upcoming GLAAd Media Awards. Of course, they were amazing. You catch their announcement here

Jinkx Monsoon is making her late-night tv debut!

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I was minding my own business, having already submitted this post when I got a message from our fearless leader, Chiffon Dior. She told me to stop the presses like it was the 1920s because Jinkx Monsoon was appearing on Late Night With Seth Meyers. I couldn’t be mad. We love Jinkx and Seth, and we are so have seen them together!

Jinkx is having a huge week. She made her Broadway debut in Chicago and is now hanging out with Seth Meyers. We love this for her!

Show Biz

If you find yourself in Louisville, head over to Le Moo every Saturday and Sunday for their star studded drag brunches! Make your reservations here!

Now you’re caught up on The Week in Drag! Did you see an amazing pageant and want to share the results? Did you see a show that had you shook as the kids say? Is there a big story in your local drag scene you want to share? Send us an email ( and it might be featured in a future edition of The Week in Drag!

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One small brushfire away from completing the Serial Killer Triad, Haley is a hell-raising college student and sports journalist. Calling the suburbs of the gayest city in America home, she's sure to bring it to you every ball.

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