The legend and icon is set to receive the Designer of Excellence Award from the Costume Council of the Chicago History Museum.
The singer is helping the city during its water crisis.
The transgender public figure appeared as a Drag Race guest judge the same day the Logo TV network issued an apology for a segment that sparked controversy among trans people.
While there is no one way to register unhappiness with Russia's laws and antigay violence, some are much colder than others.
She 'immediately said no' to a Russian official who asked to perform, she says.