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The Week in Drag (5/12/2023)

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!

DragCon is here!

If you’re reading this, you’re probably in line for DragCon in Los Angeles! We can’t wait to see our favorite queens there! If you’re not here, what are you doing?! Tickets are still available so grab your passes and we’ll see you on the convention floor! 

Willam and Jujubee are hitting the stage in New York City!

Willam saw success with Death Drop, the play that took audiences on London’s West End by storm. Now, she will be joined by Jujubee, Shuga Cain, Kiki Ball-Change, Peachez Iman Cummings, Wang Newton, and Holly Stars in New York City! Performances begin on June 30th, so be sure to grab your tickets!

The Drag Isn’t Dangerous telethon raised incredible funds!

In case you missed it, the Drag Isn’t Dangerous telethon hit the airwaves last week and the end results are incredible. The event raised over half a million dollars to fight anti-LGBTQ+ legislation. The telethon played out for over four hours with a slew of queens and celebrities answering the phone. Great work, everyone!

RuPaul has joined forces with Monopoly!

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Do you love RuPaul’s Drag Race and board games? Us too! Now, you can combine the two with RuPaul’s Drag Race Monopoly! This game is sure to be a lot of fun. The game will debut for fans this weekend at DragCon.

George Santos is under investigation! 

There’s only one drag queen causing harm to the American public and it’s Kitara Ravache AKA the problematic politician George Santos. He’s being investigated on fraud charges and although he’s pleaded not guilty, we can only hope he’ll be sent to prison, right? 

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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