‘The Mindy Project’ star Fortune Feimster gets engaged to girlfriend

By : MARIAH COOPER OF THE WASHINGTON BLADE, COURTESY OF THE NATIONAL LGBT MEDIA ASSOCIATION
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“The Mindy Project” star Fortune Feimster and her girlfriend Jacquelyn Smith are engaged.

The couple announced the news on Instagram on Friday by posting photos of the proposal, which occurred during their recent trip to Big Sur, California.

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Funko announces first line of ‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’ Pop! Vinyls

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Clear some space on your shelf because Funko, the U.S. toy company known for creating toys and collectibles based on pop culture properties, announced on Twitter that the first line of Pop! Vinyl figures based on RuPaul’s Drag Race are being released.

The Drag Race series of vinyl characters will start with show namesake RuPaul, All Stars 2 winner Alaska and Trixie Mattel, who is scheduled to appear in All Stars 3.

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‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’ winner Raja ties the knot

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“RuPaul’s Drag Race” season three winner Raja has tied the knot with his boyfriend Ryan Turner.

The couple, who have been together for a year, wed in a surprise ceremony with family and friends, according to Hornet.

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‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’ alum Aja kicked out of Lyft for kissing boyfriend

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“RuPaul’s Drag Race” alum Aja, real name Jay Rivera, and his boyfriend claim they were kicked out of a Lyft for kissing.

Aja’s boyfriend, whose Twiter handle is Lizard Lemon, recounted the alleged incident tweeting, “Me and @ajaqueen were told to get out a @lyft for being gay. Not kidding. The driver asked us to leave after kissing. In New York City. Really really disappointing.”

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‘America’s Next Top Model’ will crossover with ‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’

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“America’s Next Top Model” will crossover with “RuPaul’s Drag Race” for its 24th cycle.

The contestants will be paired with “Drag Race” alums Katya, Valentina, and Manila Luzon for a photo shoot challenge, according to Entertainment Weekly.

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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

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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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