The Austin International Drag Festival is a magical place where thousands of gender non-conforming artists and their friends gather in the heart of Texas to celebrate drag.
This year however, there was a snake in the garden of earthly delights- an undercover hack in a shake ‘n go wig filmed a daytime drag show that catered to kids for a segment for Alex Jones’ right wing propaganda channel Infowars and they made it seem like drag queens are destroying America’s youth.
Today we give you all the delicious hot tea on the Austin International Drag Festival, a sneak peek at our live podcast at the event and which of today’s drag queens will be tomorrow’s superstars.
Moral of the story: do not piss off LGBT folks, or you’ll have to do your own makeup!
➤ A new study from the CDC says y’all ain’t eating enough fruits or veggies.
➤ Republicans plan to destroy the internet on Thanksgiving eve.
➤ “Transparent” star Jeffrey Tambor leaves the show after allegations of sexual harassment.
The most monumental thing to happen in omak. A penis in the sky pic.twitter.com/SM8k1tNYaj
— Anahi Torres (@anahi_torres_) November 16, 2017
➤ Rest in peace, Mother Flawless Sabrina, the NY drag legend immortalized in the 1967 documentary The Queen died at the age of 78.