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From successful Drag Race auditions and meditation to beauty secrets and nail art, RuPaul and Michelle Visage spill the tee in the first episode of their new biweekly show.

April 09 2014 5:00 AM

The legendary pop performer speaks with The Advocate about embracing her status as a gay icon without pandering to anyone.

7:30 AM

The LGBT icon tells TMZ what how she felt when Ellen joked that Minnelli looked like a drag queen at the Oscars.

March 04 2014 8:43 PM

Paula Deen, on a journey to fix her public image, strikes again.

February 27 2014 1:23 PM

The glamazon lets down her wig and Ru-views her feelings on the legacy of Drag Race, her sixth studio album, and ushering in a new generation of fierce queens.

February 24 2014 6:34 AM

The Star Trek: The Next Generation and X-Men star responded hilariously on Twitter after The Guardian incorrectly identified him as gay.

February 19 2014 3:31 PM

The famed horror writer used her Facebook page to celebrate Page’s coming-out speech as well as to condemn naysayers.

February 18 2014 2:12 PM

As we continue to pay tribute in our own way to upcoming Valentine's Day, the partner of the gay civil rights activist and organizer of the March on Washington shares his side of the story.

February 12 2014 7:00 AM