Andrea James

RuPaul's Drag Race gets schooled on sensitivity

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by Peter Lawrence Kane

April 15, 2014

Still, it’s not as though all trans people are demanding that Logo #CancelRuPaul, and it’s important to remember that LGBT history is bizarrely full of scolds and puritans who want nothing more than to airbush out or silence anything flamboyant, hypersexual, or weird. Writer and trans activist Andrea James wrote a lengthy defense of RuPaul that points out how trans homophobia can be just as noxious as gay transphobia, although the latter has much more power to marginalize.’

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