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RuPaul Called Number-One Defender Of Free Speech And Language

JRupaulAs an artist, I love language, and I cherish free speech. RuPaul has been the number-one defender of these, and at the same time he continues to support every shade of queerness within our community, no matter the class. Drag is punk and should never be subjected to politically correct ideals. The moment it stops provoking is the moment it fails as an art form. Trans people are forever indebted to drag for the mainstream explosion of gender as we see it today.”

The brilliantly-talented entertainer Our Lady J writing about the danger of overpolicing language for Huffington Post in response to the controversy over RuPaul’s Drag Race