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Beauty queens celebrate marriage after meeting at a pageant

Forget the crown — these beauty queens got the rings. Mariana Varela and Fabiola Valentín, a.k.a. Miss Argentina and Miss Puerto Rico, respectively, met when both were competing in the 2020 Miss Grand International pageant. On Friday, they were married. The next day, they posted about it on Instagram. “After deciding to keep our relationship …


Drag queens and how they got pulled into politics

Lately, drag has been dragged through the mud. The art form has been cast in a false light in recent months by right-wing activists and politicians who complain about the “sexualization” or “grooming” of children. Opponents often coordinate protests at drag events that feature or cater to children, sometimes showing up with guns. Some politicians have …