anonymous asked:

Carmen Carrera would be so good as Carmen Sandiego. First, same name. Second, CS is the perfect role for a model because she'd only have to "act" for about 2 minutes an episode. The Chief is the one who really carries the show.

This is so spot-on and true, yes.

Let’s all face it: it was all about Chief.

How Carmen Carrera’s interview on Katie Couric’s show went down

Carmen discussed her goal to become the first trans Victoria’s Secret model, so the interview had a good start

The interview started to go downhill after Katie Couric starting to only ask questions about  Carmen’s transition and introducing her by saying “she was born a man and that’s why she’s on our show” 

But she managed to handle it pretty well

And then Katie asked this

and said this

yeah, she went there

But Carmen then proceeded to shut Katie down and explain that there are other things to discuss

Actress Laverne Cox joins to discuss her role in her television show Orange is the New Black

And then Katie decides to direct the conversation back to Carmen and her transition 

Laverne Cox decides to step up on the subject

Watch the full interview here


On the same day MSNBC announces my new weekly culture show, So POPular! for its new digital network SHIFT, I get to share the cover of C☆NDY with Laverne Cox, Carmen Carrera, Geena Rocero, Isis King, Gisele Xtravaganza, Leyna Ramous, Dina Delicious, Nina Poon, Juliana Huxtable, Niki M'nray, Peche Di, Yasmine Petty, and the legendary Carmen Xtravaganza!

You can by the special anniversary issue here.


Carmen Carrera pens scathing take down of ‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’

As the controversy against RuPaul’s Drag Race’s arguably transphobic vocabulary continues to grow, one of its most famous former contestants Carmen Carrera has come down decidedly against the language.

In a scathing Facebook post, the actress and trans activist harshly criticized the show for use of the word “shemale” in particular.

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