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Drag Show at University Called 'Sexually Perverse' By Alum

Drag Show at University Called 'Sexually Perverse' By Alum

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A planned drag performance at the University of San Diego was called "sexually perverse" by a USD graduate trying to get the show canceled.

Lawyer Charles LiMandri wrote a letter to university president Mary Lyons urging for her to stop the show, scheduled for Wednesday and starring the performer Tootie.

"The teachings on Catholic social justice do not align with this event, and anyone with a formed Christian conscience cannot approve an event that is sexually perverse," LiMandri wrote.

But Lyons is not backing down, saying the show will foster empathy for gender nonconforming individuals. Read more here.

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Neal Broverman is the Editorial Director, Print of Pride Media, publishers of The Advocate, Out, Out Traveler, and Plus, spending more than 20 years in journalism. He indulges his interest in transportation and urban planning with regular contributions to Los Angeles magazine, and his work has also appeared in the Los Angeles Times and USA Today. He lives in the City of Angels with his husband, children, and their chiweenie.
Neal Broverman is the Editorial Director, Print of Pride Media, publishers of The Advocate, Out, Out Traveler, and Plus, spending more than 20 years in journalism. He indulges his interest in transportation and urban planning with regular contributions to Los Angeles magazine, and his work has also appeared in the Los Angeles Times and USA Today. He lives in the City of Angels with his husband, children, and their chiweenie.