Tampa Bay Overheard: Adore tour no more

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Fans of RuPaul’s Drag Race alum Adore Delano were disappointed to learn that the singer’s appearances for her “Adore Tour” were canceled in late October, just days ahead of her appearances at Southern Nights Tampa and Southern Nights Orlando.

Pardon Moi French, the event promoter presenting “The Adore Tour,” announced its cancellation just one day ahead of the Orlando stop and two before the scheduled show in Tampa. It had previously touted the tour, which would feature new music form the artist’s third studio album Whatever as “an incredible concert, featuring opening acts from some of your favorite entertainers in your city along with a 30+ minute concert.”

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‘RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars 3’ announces cast

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“RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars 3” made the big “Ru-veal” of its new cast of veterans that will compete for the “All Stars” winning title.

RuPaul unveiled the competition during “RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars Exclusive Queen Reveal” on Friday.

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Willam Belli called out for transphobic remarks on talk series

By : MARIAH COOPER OF THE WASHINGTON BLADE, COURTESY OF THE NATIONAL LGBT MEDIA ASSOCIATION
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Willam Belli was blasted by Courtney Act for spewing transphobic remarks during the Fullscreen series, “Suck Less.”

Belli, who appeared on season four of “RuPaul’s Drag Race,” did an advice segment on the series along with season six contestant, Act.

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Orlando’s Overheard: Ginger Minj gets married and Irma comes to the City Beautiful

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Disney’s newest Princess

At the New York 2017 RuPaul’s Drag-Con, fans of RuPaul’s Drag Race were treated to an unexpected surprise.

Soon after a make-up panel—where Central Florida’s Ginger Minj (Josh Eads) gave 8-year old internet drag sensation Lactatia a make-over—Ginger asked Lactatia “I’ve done your make up and your wig, can you do something for me? Do you want to be my flower girl?” Then Ginger announced she was getting married today.

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Tampa Bay’s Overheard: A fabulous film fest, Christmas queens and EXCELSIOR!

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SARASOTA STAYS FABULOUS

Fans of film and fans of the fabulous can rejoice, because the Fabulous Independent Film Festival (FIFF) is about to shante its way back to Sarasota.

The festival is a part of the annual Harvey Milk Festival, and as always, aims to connect the community through independent film. Now in its seventh year, the festival is currently scheduled to take over Burns Court Cinemas from October 6-8. Films are TBA, but you can stay up to date at fabulousiff.com.

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

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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’

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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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