‘RuPaul’s Drag Race,’ ‘Versace’ win big for LGBT TV at Emmys

By : MARIAH COOPER OF THE WASHINGTON BLADE, COURTESY OF THE NATIONAL LGBT MEDIA ASSOCIATION
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The 70th annual Primetime Emmy Awards honored the best in television on Monday night including a few wins for LGBT TV.

The biggest night in television kicked off with an opening dance number led by “Saturday Night Live” cast members Kate McKinnon and Kenan Thompson. The bit jokingly celebrated Hollywood finally finding a solution to its diversity problem. McKinnon and Thompson were later joined on stage by other TV stars such as “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt” star Tituss Burgess and RuPaul.

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‘Queer Eye,’ RuPaul win big at Creative Emmys

By : MARIAH COOPER OF THE WASHINGTON BLADE, COURTESY OF THE NATIONAL LGBT MEDIA ASSOCIATION
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“Queer Eye” and RuPaul scored big at the 70th Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards over the weekend. The award show honors achievements in reality, documentary and variety programming.

“Queer Eye” won Outstanding Structured Reality Program, Outstanding Casting for a Reality Program and Outstanding Picture Editing for a Structured or Competition Reality Program.

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Watermark Giveaway: Two tickets for War on the Catwalk at The Plaza Live!

By : Meghan Sweeney
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Did you love ‘Ru Paul’s Drag Race’ season 10? Watermark is giving away two tickets to War on the Catwalk, featuring ‘Drag Race’ season 10 queens, on September 9 at The Plaza Live!

To enter, comment down below what your favorite moment from ‘Drag Race’ season 10 was. We will select a winner at random on September 5 at noon.

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Pearl says ‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’ producers banned her from ‘All Stars’

By : MARIAH COOPER OF THE WASHINGTON BLADE, COURTESY OF THE NATIONAL LGBT MEDIA ASSOCIATION
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Season seven “RuPaul’s Drag Race” contestant Pearl claims the show’s producers banned her from appearing on an “All Stars” season because of a revealing interview she did about RuPaul.

On “Hey Qween,” Pearl says her interaction with Ru “broke my spirit.”

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Watermark Giveaway: A pair of tickets to see Ginger Minj live!

By : Meghan Sweeney
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Does Ginger Minj flood your basement? Then you’re in the right place! Watermark is giving away TWO FREE tickets to Ginger Minj: Crossdresser for Christ at the Straz Center for the Performing Arts in Tampa.

To enter, comment down below and let us know what your favorite Ginger Minj quote is. We will choose a winner at random on August 31 at noon.

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Travis Scott criticized for removing trans model Amanda Lepore from album cover

By : MARIAH COOPER OF THE WASHINGTON BLADE, COURTESY OF THE NATIONAL LGBT MEDIA ASSOCIATION
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Travis Scott is facing criticism over the removal of transgender model Amanda Lepore from his forthcoming “Astroworld” album cover.

The album art, shot by celebrity photographer David LaChapelle, shows half-naked models posed at an amusement park with a statue of Scott’s head as the centerpiece.

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