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Press Release: 08/15/22 (The Week in Drag)

August 15th, 2022


Haley Van Horn to Write Returning Featured Series, “The Week in Drag” for

August 15th, 2022 (New York, NY) – announced today the return of one of their most popular features from the early years of the site, The Week in Drag. The feature, which was originally written by UK Editor Emily Meow, covered the top stories of the week from the world of drag, including mainstream stories, pageantry results and television events. The returning feature will be written each week by Associate Editor Haley Van Horn who has been primarily covering drag television of late.

“We’re very excited to have Haley re-energizing this feature and we look forward to shining a spotlight on the biggest stories from the drag scene around the globe. We’re returning to our roots and Haley is such a gifted writer, it was clear that she was the perfect choice to spearhead this project.” said founder Chiffon Dior. “I couldn’t be more excited to bring back The Week In Drag. Emily did such a great job with the column and I aim to bring as much passion to the piece that she did. I can’t thank Chiffon, our fearless leader, enough for always having faith in my abilities as a writer. Now, let’s talk about drag!” added Haley.

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In addition, in order avoid confusion, WERRRK’s regular Instagram-themed feature, The Weekly Instadrag, will be rebranded as The Limelight and continue to feature drag themed Instagram posts on a regular basis.

ABOUT Founded in 2014, prides itself on being a daily stop for the best original content that spotlights drag artists around the globe, hot fashion and the latest pop culture news on the web. Featuring hundreds of interviews, recurring features, special events including our prestigious year end Drag Awards, and on-site coverage of live events such as RuPaul’s DragCon, has grown into a full-fledged media group and has become a respected voice in the LGBTQ+ community. In 2019, was selected by the Library of Congress for preservation in their LGBTQ+ archive.

ABOUT Haley Van Horn: Haley Van Horn is writer specializing in pop culture & LGBTQ+ issues. She was born and raised in the suburbs of the gayest city in America, San Francisco, but now calls Los Angeles home. She has a Bachelors degree in Sociology and is currently finishing her Masters in Humanities. When she isn’t writing, she’s probably at one of the animal rescues she volunteers with.

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