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TV: House of Dragon Actors Bonded Over Drag Race

Drag Race / House of the Dragon

House of the Dragon stars Emily Carey and Paddy Considine reportedly bonded over a mutual love of RuPaul’s Drag Race. Carey, who played the young Alicent Hightower, explained that she and Considine (King Viserys Targaryen) would begin their days on set discussing the latest Drag Race episode. “Paddy is a massive Drag Race fan, and so am I,” Carey said, appearing on Entertainment Weekly‘s West of Westeros podcast. Full Story from Pink News

In the Comics, X-Men Are Appearing On Drag Race

In the most ambitious crossover event in human history, RuPaul’s Drag Race and the Marvel series X-Men have officially collided. Fans might be patiently – ever so patiently – waiting for trans and queer superheroes to make their big screen debuts, but the Marvel comic books are cluttered with LGBT+ superheroes. In the latest edition of ‘Marauders’, it sees gay mutant Bobby Drake, also known as Iceman, chatting to Ororo Munroe (Storm) and Kitty Pryde. RuPaul’s Drag Race is canon in the Marvel universe and we have to stan it. Kitty explains how she and Drake have “something important to … Read more

Drag Race-Themed Cards Against Rumanity Launched

Cards Against Rumanity

Drag Race fans rejoice! You can now play popular party game Cards Against Humanity RuPaul style. Similar to Apples to Apples, the NSFW card game has been a big hit at parties in recent years. Cards Against Humanity has released themed expansion packs in the past, including a 90s themed nostalgia one, a ‘Geek Pack,’ a cannabis-themed one, and more. The game Aptly called Cards Against Rumanity, the game is available on Amazon. However, it seems to be unaffiliated with the original game. Though the game is currently sold out, it retails at about $30. By Rafaella Gunz – Full … Read more

Cosplay Meets RuPaul

Anime Cosplay

RuPaul may have made her name and fortune off of dressing up in elaborate costumes to perform as an outlandish character, but these cosplayers from the Anime Expo in Los Angeles are also runway worthy. Watch these Gaymer Base group show off their crazy good costumes in a show set to Ru’s song “Category Is…” By Bil Browning – Full Story at LGBTQ Nation

For Writers: The Difference Between Transgender and Gender Bending

Today’s writer topic comes from QSFer Matthew J. Metzger: For trans: the difference between trans stories and genderbending stories. This could be a dicey one. Gender discussions often are, so let’s try to talk this in a respectful, polite way. As Matthew points out, gender bending and being transgender are two different things, though to the outside observer, they may have some similarities, in that both challenge our traditional conceptions about gender. And in addition to transgender, we can also add the gender fluid category. So here are my thoughts – and feel free to tell me if I am … Read more