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Read the latest news about RuPaul Charles, the famed drag queen and creator of the popular Logo television show 'RuPaul's Drag Race,' which is a competition among drag contestants for the title of 'America's Next Drag Superstar.' Learn more about RuPaul, who rose to become one of the most famous drag queens in the world after the release of the dance mega-hit single 'Supermodel' from the artist's album 'Supermodel of the World.' Discover the most recent work of the gay entertainer, who has appeared in the films 'Starrbooty,' 'But I'm a Cheerleader,' 'The Brady Bunch Movie,' and 'To Wong Foo.'
Mathu Andersen: 'I Am the Wig Whisperer'
November 11 2014 6:04 AM ET

Mathu Andersen: 'I Am the Wig Whisperer'

Daniel Reynolds

RuPaul's longtime creative collaborator and makeup artist discusses wigs, fame, and the art of Instagram in anticipation of his upcoming Los Angeles exhibition.

WATCH: Drag Racers Sound Off on Their Favorite Scary Movie
October 31 2014 12:17 PM ET

WATCH: Drag Racers Sound Off on Their Favorite Scary Movie

Jase Peeples

Which films made these queens scream?

WATCH: Bianca Del Rio and Adore Delano Star in Starbucks' First LGBT Commercial
October 29 2014 4:23 PM ET

WATCH: Starbucks' First LGBT Ad Is a Real Drag

Jase Peeples

The coffee company’s first LGBT commercial is a real drag.

August 11 2014 1:47 PM ET

RuPaul Proves She Can Sell Anything

AdWeek features Ru on its cover, as the 'Queen of Product Placement'

Carmen Carrera Explains Past Use of T Word
June 03 2014 12:49 PM ET June 03 2014 3:34 PM ET

Carmen Carrera Explains Past Use of T Word

Daniel Reynolds

The transgender model has spoken out after a YouTube video of her saying the T word went viral.

Carmen Carrera Fires Back at T Word Critics
May 29 2014 12:39 PM ET

Carmen Carrera Fires Back at Critics

Daniel Reynolds

'I want to be respected as a woman, as a mother, as a wife. That’s why I transition,' Carrera said, responding to critics about why she would never advocate for the use of the word 'tranny.'

Carmen Carrera Becomes Lightning Rod in T-Word Debate
May 28 2014 1:38 PM ET

Carmen Carrera Becomes Lightning Rod in T-Word Debate

Parker Marie Molloy and Daniel Reynolds

In the debate over whether words like 'tranny' and 'shemale' are transphobic, attacks are increasingly focusing on Carmen Carrera.

Op-ed: This T-Word Fight Is About Respect
May 28 2014 5:30 AM ET

Op-ed: This T-Word Fight Is About Respect

Rebecca Juro

The fight over the use of a transgender slur is becoming a divisive topic — at what cost?

RuPaul Further Responds Transphobic Accusations: 'I've Been a 'Tranny' For 32 Years'
May 26 2014 2:16 PM ET

RuPaul Further Responds: 'I've Been a 'Tranny' For 32 Years'

Jase Peeples

RuPaul took to Twitter to further weigh in on his use of the t-word, and allegations that Logo is 'distancing' itself from the drag icon after recent comments.

RuPaul: 'I Love the Word Tranny'
May 22 2014 6:11 PM ET

RuPaul: 'I Love the Word Tranny'

Daniel Reynolds

After a RuPaul's Drag Race season filled with debate over the use of transphobic language, RuPaul has broken his silence.

Can the Trans and Drag Communities Work Together?
May 22 2014 6:00 AM ET

Can the Trans and Drag Communities Work Together?

Daniel Reynolds

After a RuPaul's Drag Race season that caused strife between the transgender and drag communities, drag performer Courtney Act advocates for advancing the conversation.

EXCLUSIVE: Interview With America's Next Drag Superstar
May 20 2014 4:20 PM ET

Interview With America's Next Drag Superstar

Daniel Reynolds

Was the winner of RuPaul's Drag Race season 6 Bianca Del Rio, Courtney Act, or Adore Delano? Find out in our exclusive interview.

'RuPaul's Drag Race' Alums Share Lessons Drag Can Teach the World
May 20 2014 12:50 AM ET

Reflecting on Lessons Drag Can Teach the World

Jase Peeples

With the season 6 winner crowned, alums from RuPaul’s Drag Race seasons past and present share the ways they say drag makes the world a more fierce place to live.

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