RuPaul’s Drag Race skips Sunshine State talent in season 6

By : Steve Blanchard
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RuPaulS6AbstrOn Jan. 24, gays everywhere tuned into LOGO to watch the premiere of season 6 of RuPaul’s Drag Race. It was bigger, louder and more outrageous than ever, which was expected. But Floridians noticed one major difference over previous seasons. There wasn’t a single Florida queen in the mix.

Performers from around the country apply to be one of only 14 contestants on the reality competition show every year, so not every state is represented. This year the season premiere was split into two shows, with seven queens competing in the first episode, and the remaining seven competing in the second episode on March 3.

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Despite drag complaints, Ivory Lounge will remain open in Sarasota

By : Steve Blanchard
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Sarasota – Residents of The Plaza at Five Points condominium complex in downtown Sarasota, are not fans of drag queens or late night music.

That is according to a complaint the complex’s association filed with the City of Sarasota against the Ivory Lounge last fall, which hosts several drag queen-themed shows a week. Among them, Drag Queen Pillow Fighting and Drag Queen Jell-O Wrestling.

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