'Ru Paul's Drag Race' has pumped $2 million into ACLU's legal defense fund for drag shows

‘Ru Paul’s Drag Race’ has pumped $2 million into ACLU’s legal defense fund for drag shows


Television show “RuPaul’s Drag Race” has raised $2 million in a little over a year to help the ACLU with a legal defense fund to protect drag queen performances.

The television show is a series about men dressed as caricatures of women competing in pageant-style events in front of judges. The show has raised a reported $2 million in just 14 months for the ACLU’s initiative, the Drag Defense Fund.

According to the ACLU, the fund goes toward the legal defense of “LGBTQ rights, including censorship of drag performers themselves.”

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“The ACLU is committed to the importance of drag as a First Amendment right and an important form of artistic expression. It will also fuel the ACLU’s expansive advocacy work in support of the LGBTQ community,” the ACLU

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