Of all the queens on Cooking with Drag Queens, nobody’s worked her appearance on the web series to get gigs talking about drag, food and culture like Lola Von Miramar, the creation of Dr. Larry La Fountain who teaches queer latinx studies at the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor.
Today, Lola joins us to kiki about Pepsi’s disastrous Kendall Jenner advertisement, teaching a university course on the art of drag in America and all the té on the latinx hijas from RuPaul’s Drag Race Season 9: Valentina, Cynthia Lee Fontaine and Jaymes Mansfield.
➤ Two federal courts in two days in row rule that laws prohibiting sex discrimination protect LGBT people.
➤ Barry Manilow comes out as gay at 73 to no one’s surprise.
➤ Farewell to the founding father of insult comedy, Don Rickles. He finally died at the age of 90. What took him so long?