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Schwartz: RuPaul’s comments on drag are transphobic

Alex Schwartz, Assistant Opinion Editor

March 6, 2018

Over the weekend, The Guardian published an interview with RuPaul, famed queer icon, drag artist and host of “RuPaul’s Drag Race,” a reality competition television show. RuPaul is known for his attitude of positivity, kindness and i...

Off Script: Season 9 of ‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’ brings more cultural awareness to queer media

Alex Schwartz, Columist

May 14, 2017

“RuPaul’s Drag Race” has always been a “problematic fave” kind of television show for me. I love cheering on my favorite contestants in comedy challenges, making fun of heinous runway outfits and laughing at RuPaul’s...