‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’ star Ginger Minj gets married at DragCon

By : Mariah Cooper OF THE WASHINGTON BLADE, COURTESY OF THE NATIONAL LGBT MEDIA ASSOCIATION
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ABOVE: (Ginger Minj and CJ at RuPaul’s DragCon in New York City. Photo courtesy of Metro Public Relations.)

“RuPaul’s Drag Race” star Ginger Minj wed her partner CJ in a surprise ceremony officiated by Michelle Visage at RuPaul’s DragCon in New York City.

During a makeup panel, Minj, who appeared on season seven and “All Stars 2” of “Drag Race,” gave a makeover to eight-year-old Lactacia. At the end, Minj asked Lactacia to be her flower girl for her wedding. CJ joined Minj on stage and Visage, who is a registered officiate, proceeded to marry the couple.

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Watermark Giveaway: “War on the Catwalk” with “RuPaul’s Drag Race” Season 9 queens

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The queens of “RuPaul’s Drag Race” – Season Nine have taken their new found fame on the road in the show “War on the Catwalk,” and the big event will be hosted by none other than our hometown queen, Trinity “The Tuck” Taylor.

“The Tuck” will be joined by Shea Coulee, Aja, Sasha Velour, Farrah Moan, Alexis Michelle and more at the Straz Center in Tampa Sept. 17 and The Plaza Live in Orlando Sept. 18.

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Alaska joins VH1 horror reality series ‘Scared Famous’

By : MARIAH COOPER OF THE WASHINGTON BLADE, COURTESY OF THE NATIONAL LGBT MEDIA ASSOCIATION
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“RuPaul’s Drag Race” alum Alaska has joined VH1’s horror reality series, “Scared Famous.”

VH1 is bringing together its most outrageous reality stars to stay in a mansion in Savannah, Georgia, known as one of the most haunted cities in America. The stars will compete in a series of horror movie-themed challenges to win the grand prize of $100,000 to donate to their favorite charity.

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Andrew Garfield: ‘gay without the physical act’ remark was out of context

By : MARIAH COOPER OF THE WASHINGTON BLADE, COURTESY OF THE NATIONAL LGBT MEDIA ASSOCIATION
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Andrew Garfield has responded to the backlash he received for his “gay without the physical act” comment and says his words were taken out of context.

Garfield, who is starring in the London production of Tony Kushner’s “Angels in America,” was quoted as making some oversimplified remarks about being a gay man.

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‘RuPaul’s Drag Race,’ ‘Feud’ earn Emmy nominations

By : MARIAH COOPER OF THE WASHINGTON BLADE, COURTESY OF THE NATIONAL LGBT MEDIA ASSOCIATION
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The 69th Primetime Emmy Awards nominations were unveiled Thursday morning with both “RuPaul’s Drag Race” and “Feud: Bette and Joan” earning nominations.

“Westworld” and “Saturday Night Live” received the most with 22 nominations each. “Feud: Bette and Joan” received a nomination for Best Limited Series and “RuPaul’s Drag Race” is a contender for Best Reality Competition Program. RuPaul is up for Best Host for a Reality or Reality-Competition Program.

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Andrew Garfield says he’s gay ‘without the physical act’

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LONDON (AP) – Andrew Garfield is getting criticized for saying he’s gay, but without the “physical act.”

Garfield is starring onstage as a gay man with AIDS in a London production of Angels in America. Britain’s Gay Times magazine reports Garfield told the audience at a panel discussion that he’s not currently gay, but left open the door for an “awakening” later in his life.

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Get ready to soak up the fun for one of the planet’s biggest LGBTQ celebrations

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What started out nearly three decades ago as a day at Disney’s Magic Kingdom for LGBTQ families has turned into one of the largest, and most lucrative, LGBTQ events in the world.

The first week of June in Central Florida brings over 150,000 LGBTQ people from across the globe to the state and generates millions of dollars every year for the local economy, and this year is without exception.

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Chris Pine lip syncs for his life in ‘Drag Race’ skit on ‘SNL’

By : MARIAH COOPER OF THE WASHINGTON BLADE, COURTESY OF THE NATIONAL GAY MEDIA ASSOCIATION
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Chris Pine lip-synched for his life in a skit on “Saturday Night Live” that featured a group of mechanics that are secret fanboys of “RuPaul’s Drag Race.”

Pine, who plays mechanic Marcus, casually brings up that he had been watching “RuPaul’s Drag Race” and the rest of the gang jump in with plenty of “Drag Race” factoids. Eventually, Kenan Thompson’s character says, “Who do we think we’re kidding? Let’s just be honest. We watch ‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’ and we love it.”

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Adore Delano sues management for allegedly stealing millions

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“RuPaul’s Drag Race” alum Adore Delano (Danny Noreiga) is suing his management company Producers Entertainment Group (PEG) for embezzlement, according to TMZ.

Delano, 27, claims in the past three years he earned $2.5 million from his two studio albums, “Till Death Do Us Party” and “After Party” as well as various concerts. However, Delano says he only received $300 thousand of the earnings. TMZ reports Delano says he has found “multiple examples” of PEG “nickel-and-diming” him out his expenses.

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