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Jul 18 2017
British Weather Guy Spills The T-Storms! Comments (0)

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In honor of the recent International Drag Day, this cut-as-a-button British weatherman did an entire report chock-full of RuPaul's Drag Race and other drag references.

Can you catch them all? ...

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Jul 15 2017
6-PACK — Tate Modern + I Ru! + Museum Of Ex + Free Ryan Lochte + ALADDIN Casted + Drip, Drip, Bish! Comments (0)

Lg_d401f7-SharonTate-valley-of-the-dollsThe late Sharon Tate (Image via 20th Century Fox)

WIDGETDListed: Sharon Tate's sister says Jennifer Lawrence isn't pretty enough to play the late actress.

WIDGETNewNowNext: This gay couple's wedding will be officiated by Michelle Visage. Gagging!

WIDGETBravoTV: You can personally view that infamous Madonna letter that references Whitney Houston and Sharon Stone in NYC.

WIDGETExtraTV: Ryan Lochte, like, um, got off on those potential criminal charges in Brazil. Cool, dude!

Massoud-Mena-headshot-22hr-933x1024Aladdin's Mena Massoud (Image via headshot)

WIDGETJust Jared: For some reason, Guy Ritchie is being allowed to direct a live-action Aladdin. Meet his cast.

WIDGETTwitter @kylegriffin1: Former Watergate prosecutor Jill Wine-Banks points out all the parallels between that scandal and Trump/Russia.

 
Jul 14 2017
Ginger Alert! Comments (0)

Logo(Image via Ali Forney Center)

Miss Ginger Minj will be offering a rare live NYC performance at Oasis, the 8th annual benefit for the Ali Forney Center, which takes place July 19 at the Lighthouse, Pier 61 & the West Side Highway, NYC.

The event will also offer music by the Misshapes, and appearances by hosts Sherry Vine, Marti Gould Cummings and Max Emerson.

Get your tickets here!

 
Jul 13 2017
6-PACK — TIME For Prison + RuPaul's Emmy Love Fest + Christian Retailer Bristles At Gay Acceptance + GOP To Trans Troops: Drop Hormones + Trump Macks On French 1st Lady + RIP Elsa Martinelli Comments (0)

DEnI_9hXkAINazM.jpg-largeDonald Trump Jr.: Really, really bad liar. (Image via Time)

WIDGETTime: Time puts Don Jr. on the cover for his Russian collusion/treason scandal. 

WIDGETExtraTV: Full list of Emmy nominations, including a slew for Ru!

WIDGETThe Gospel Herald: LifeWay Christian Stores, the biggest Christian retailer in the U.S., may ban Eugene Peterson's books because he has evolved on gay marriage.

WIDGETHuff Post: Supporting the troops? Well, not the transgender ones — GOP wants to deny hormone and other health benefits for 1,000s of trans troops.

WIDGETABC News: Trump turned to France's new first lady and told her, “You're in such good shape.” Le puke.

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WIDGETTHR: Just read that Italian model and actress Elsa Martinelli died. Quite a beauty, she debuted in The Indian Fighter (1955) opposite Kirk Douglas, who's now 100. 

 
Jul 12 2017
They Better Werq! Comments (0)

Unnamed-1Girls, girls, girls! (Image via World of Wonder)

The RuPaul's Drag Race Werq the World Tour is on its way to the USA this fall!

Hosted by Michelle Visage, the tour will feature a dazzling array of gay: Alyssa Edwards, Detox, Kim Chi, Shangela, Latrice Royale and Violet Chachki will all perform (what?) live!

Shangela says:

Our European audiences raved over Werq the World, and we're thrilled to bring the exciting experience to our die-hard fans in the USA. You won't find this unique combination of talent, production and fan interaction with any other drag tour out there.

Get your tickets here.

Keep reading for announced U.S. tour dates ...

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Jul 10 2017
6-PACK — Tyler The Gay Creator? + Trump Jr. Never Shoulda Tooken That Meeting + Sinclair's Mind-Warp + Webster Hall Closing + Tom Daley's First Time + Peppermint: The Movie! Comments (0)

1496235037566-golf_imageTyler the Creator — gay or bi or just messing with our heads? (Video still)

WIDGETHeavy: Tyler the Creator has been knocked for homophobic lyrics ... but is he coming out as gay himself? Can he be both?

WIDGETHuff Post: Donald Trump Jr.'s unprecedented meeting with a Russian operative on the hope of receiving damaging info about Hillary Clinton condemned by GOP campaign vets.

WIDGETPolitico: Sinclar continuing to brainwash viewers with its hard-right content.

GiphyMadonna at her 1995 PJ party at Webster Hall

WIDGETThe Nocturnal Times: NYC's iconic Webster Hall — after 130 years — has been sold, will be renovated and operated by Barclays. Bye, Old NYC. Bye.

WIDGETYouTube @TomDaley: Tom Daley's first-ever Pride experience is cute, but it's kinda sad that it was a paid endorsement of Barclays:

WIDGETOMG Blog: Project Peppermint is the doc of your dreams, if you were rooting for Peppermint on RuPaul's Drag Race!

 
Jun 25 2017
Inside RDR's Season 9 Finale Viewing Party In NYC: Don't You Miss Congeniality? Comments (0)

*IMG_6641*_newThe final cuntdown! (All images by Matthew Rettenmund)

Friday night's viewing party for the Season 9 finale of RuPaul's Drag Race here in NYC was a smash-hit, with a line around the block. Considering half of the top talent in the Top 4 were New Yorkers — and fellow New Yorker Alexis Michelle was in the house and in a dress, too — where else would RDR stage the ultimate party for its most-watched season?

Better yet, it was a mostly lovey-dovey affair, a much-needed healing after that circular firing squad on the reunion episode! I guess everyone just missed congeniality so went back to it.

*IMG_6626*_newThat time when Ru couldn't pick just 3!

*IMG_6618_newLaverne Cox & Trace Lysette (Transparent) showed up to support Peppermint!

*IMG_6646*_newJust yes.

*IMG_6605*_newLaverne with Bob the Drag Queen — print that!

*IMG_6596*_newThe recliner

*IMG_6601*_newThere's a li'l piece of Valentina caught in Bianca's fangs if you squint real close.

I couldn't stay for the performances, but I did get to chat with all the girls, plus I grabbed Bob the Drag Queen, Bianca Del Rio and Peppermint's best girlfriend Laverne Cox for some great shots.

Speaking of shots, Bianca was hounding Valentina backstage, cackling in her ear, “You'll never see or hear from her again!” about her act. I heard Bianca brought up Valentina's Selena reference onstage more than once, too.

*IMG_6518*_newValentina makes looking good look easy.

*IMG_6524_newTragic. Horny. Triumphant.

But even though Valentina was ripped a new one for her aggressive fans, she was gracious with me when I asked her about that scorching reunion episode, saying she is still processing the gang-up but acknowledges some of her fans were going too far and were attacking the other queens in mean-spirited ways. She seemed totally sincere in her desire to put out positivity going forward. 

Oh, and she looked stunning. Girl definitely didn't go home this season due to her looks.

Shea Coulée was in good spirits and looked better than ever, rocking a “Nothing Really Matters” bob (sad, because during our game of FUCK, MARRY, KILL with Madonna, Cher and Gaga (see above), she chose to kill — gulp — Madonna!). Shea said the reunion had been good for closure, and she didn't seem pissed off at all anymore.

*IMG_6580*_newShea-dy lady

**Screen Shot 2017-06-25 at 1.16.53 AM_newTragic. Horny. Triumphant.

Nina Bo'Nina Brown ... didn't come out. Sigh. Why, girl??? We love you!

*IMG_6555*_newPeppermint was a doll and so was her friend.

*IMG_6556_newTragic. Horny. Triumphant.

Peppermint was in full-on Weezy Jefferson mode — looking regal even when she suffered a nip slip. (I gallantly pointed it out, so to speak, so she could avoid any photo faux-pas.) Pep was really excited and nervous; it felt to me like she would win. I even had her tape a thank-you speech just in case!

She is just such a nice person. I have to say, even though I don't think it was so awful that Valentina won Miss Congeniality, Peppermint probably deserved it even more.

*IMG_6543*_newA winning look

*(img_6548_newTragic. Horny. Triumphant.

Sasha Velour was wired, too. Her red eyeglasses were giving me Sasha Jessy Raphael, and her laugh gave away her giddiness at being so close to the crown. As we all know by now (and if we don't, too bad, I don't honor spoilers forever), Sasha wound up even closer to the crown when she won the whole damn thing later in the evening. 

RuPaul said in a statement:

The world needs drag now more than ever. Sasha Velour represents the future of drag. Her charisma, uniqueness, nerve and talent arouse and inspire a generation of young people to live boldly, act up and paint with all the colors of the rainbow.

Sasha herself said:

Now more than ever, drag stands as a beacon of joy and strength for queer people. It always reminds me to dream big and dress up by my own rules, to be serious and ridiculous and childish and brilliant! Take my advice: if you want to be queen, just make your own crown!

*IMG_6529_newNot a pageant queen — the pageant queen

*img_6520_newTragic (upper left). Horny (right). Triumphant (lower left).

My fave all season was Valentina, but I thought Trinity Taylor should win as a sort of overall classic drag queen with humor and talent and gender-illusion cred. That said, who could be mad with any of the Top 4 winning?

Alexis knew she wasn't going to win as one of only two non-Top 4 girls there, so she was utterly relaxed, jumping into a fun pic with Bianca and Bob and looking splended in a Kris Jenner way. (Hey, it worked for her on the show!)

*IMG_6565*_newKris Jenner meets Ann Miller

*_newTragic. Horny. Triumphant.

Keep reading for videos of each girl who didn't win this season speaking directly to her fans ...

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Jun 22 2017
6-PACK — It's Mueller Time + Trumpcare SLASHES Medicaid + Trans Woman Terrorized + How Cosby Got Off + Dragging The Right + Kilting Me Softly ! Comments (0)

DC68aelUQAIlvzG.jpg-largeMueller to the rescue! (Image via Time)

WIDGETCNN: Intel chiefs tell Mueller's investigators Trump suggested they publicly deny any collusion between his campaign and Russia.

WIDGETHuff Post: Senate's Trumpcare bill slashes Medicaid by more than the House version, totally defunds Planned Parenthood.

WIDGETCrime Watch Daily: Trans woman menaced by bat-wielding man in the Bronx feared for her life.

WIDGETDListed: Two Cosby jurors were immobile when it came to considering convicting him.

WIDGETOMG Blog: Ginger, Katya and Alaska give merciless drag names to Steve Bannon, Jeff Sessions, Ted Cruz, Ben Carson and more.

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WIDGETThe Kilted Coaches: Those adorable Kilted Coaches show more than ever for Pride. Watch, after the jump ...

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