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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.'
Last Words With RuPaul's Drag Race's Trinity K. Bonet
April 18 2014 5:53 PM ET

Last Words With Trinity K. Bonet

Daniel Reynolds

The Advocate spoke with RuPaul's Drag Race's Trinity K. Bonet after he sashayed away.

Is the T Word the New N Word?
April 17 2014 7:00 AM ET

Is the T Word the New N Word?

Parker Marie Molloy and Daniel Reynolds and Sunnivie Brydum

RuPaul's Drag Race alumnae and transgender women Carmen Carrera and Monica Beverly Hillz argue that the t word is always a slur that should be stricken from the LGBT vocabulary. 

Chaz Bono Talks Trans Issues on 'RuPaul's Drag Race'
April 15 2014 2:44 PM ET April 17 2014 10:12 PM ET

Chaz Bono Talks Trans Issues on RuPaul's Drag Race

Daniel Reynolds

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.

RuPaul's Drag Race, Logo TV Apologize for Transphobic Slur
April 14 2014 11:54 AM ET April 14 2014 9:48 PM ET

RuPaul's Drag Race, Logo Apologize for Transphobic Slur

Parker Marie Molloy

Logo TV has announced that RuPaul's Drag Race will no longer include the long-running segment 'You've Got She-mail,' apologizing for the show's insensitivity, and removing a transphobic episode from the show's online archives.

Last Words With RuPaul's Drag Race's Laganja Estranja
April 11 2014 2:55 PM ET

Last Words With Laganja Estranja

Daniel Reynolds

The Advocate caught up with RuPaul's Drag Race's Laganja Estranja after he sashayed away.

Op-ed: Trans Women Must Win The Slur War
April 10 2014 11:35 AM ET

Op-ed: Trans Women Must Win The Slur War

Rebecca Juro

Some might think the casual use of certain words relating to transgender women is harmless, but these words carry incredible weight.

Carmen Carrera Slams <i>Drag Race</i> Over Transphobic Slur
April 01 2014 3:32 PM ET

Carmen Carrera Slams Drag Race Over Transphobic Slur

Parker Marie Molloy

One of the show's best-known contestants lashes out in a defiant Facebook post.

Logo, RuPaul's Drag Race Respond to Antitrans Slurs
March 29 2014 6:15 PM ET

Logo, RuPaul's Drag Race Respond to Antitrans Slurs

Parker Marie Molloy

The network and producers behind RuPaul's Drag Race have issued statements responding to harsh criticism lobbed their way after the show featured an episode many trans people found offensive.

WATCH: RuPaul Takes John Waters For a Ride
March 24 2014 11:28 AM ET

WATCH: RuPaul Takes John Waters For a Ride

Jami Smith

Camp's favorite sons talk perverts, being an outsider, and their favorite television shows on the latest episode of RuPaul's web series.

Last Words With RuPaul's Drag Race's April Carrion
March 19 2014 6:30 AM ET

Last Words With April Carrion

Daniel Reynolds

The Advocate talked with RuPaul's Drag Race's April Carrion after he sashayed away.

RuPaul Stokes Anger With Use of Transphobic Slur
March 18 2014 4:46 PM ET

RuPaul Stokes Anger With Use of Transphobic Slur

Parker Marie Molloy

The controversial drag queen makes use of the transphobic term 'shemale' in a segment reminiscent of Maury Povich's 'Man or Woman?' episodes.

After Elimination: Vivacious of 'RuPaul's Drag Race' Season 6
March 13 2014 12:10 PM ET

After Elimination: Vivacious of RuPaul's Drag Race Season 6

Jase Peeples

After she sashayed away this week, The Advocate spoke with the most unique queen of Drag Race season 6 about staying true to her club kid roots and her plans to continue challenging the status quo. 

RuPaul: On Shifting Drag With The Times
February 24 2014 7:34 AM ET

RuPaul: On Shifting Drag With The Times

Jase Peeples

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.

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