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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...

Looking good, feeling gorgeous

Alix Kramer, Columnist

November 11, 2013

Yes, the title to this post is the name of a RuPaul song. And yes, I would recommend listening to RuPaul while getting ready every day. He is an inspiration to all. As much as I would like to write an entire post about RuP...

The reALItys: Top 3 reality TV show hosts

Allison Lasher, Columnist

October 17, 2012

The host announcement for the Golden Globes has got me in the award show spirit. In honor of the occasion, I give you the first installment of The reALIty Awards. Which reality show hosts made the cut and who got overlooked? ...