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TW: sex work, anti-LGBTQ violence, drug use, rape

Trans Afrolatina Monica Beverly Hillz talks about her life prior to entering RuPaul’s Drag Race

RuGirls’ Birthdays

JANUARY

6th: Ongina (SEASON 1)

16th: Alyssa Edwards (SEASON 5/ALL STARS 2)

16th: Victoria “Porkchop” Parker (SEASON 1)

23rd: Delta Work (SEASON 3)

31st: Monica Beverly Hillz (SEASON 5)

31st: Trinity K. Bonet (SEASON 6)

FEBRUARY

12th: Latrice Royale (SEASON 4/ALL STARS 1)

13th: Mariah Balenciaga (SEASON 3)

16th: Cynthia Lee Fontaine (SEASON 8)

18th: Courtney Act (SEASON 6)

19th: Akashia (SEASON 1)

22nd: Nina Flowers (SEASON 1/ALL STARS 1)

27th: The Princess (SEASON 4)

MARCH

2nd: Mimi Imfurst (SEASON 3/ALL STARS 1)

6th: Alaska Thunderfuck (SEASON 5/ALL STARS 2)

7th: Vivacious (SEASON 6)

12th: Mrs. Kasha Davis (SEASON 7)

19th: Sasha Belle (SEASON 7)

20th: BeBe Zahara Benet (SEASON 1)

20th: Chad Michaels (SEASON 4/ALL STARS 1)

28th: Mystique Summers Madison (SEASON 2)

30th: Miss Fame (SEASON 7)

APRIL

8th: Raven (SEASON 2/ALL STARS 1)

13th: Carmen Carrera (SEASON 3)

14th: Magnolia Crawford (SEASON 6)

22nd: Tyra Sanchez (SEASON 2)

23rd: April Carrión (SEASON 6)

MAY

1st: Katya Zamolodchikova (SEASON 7/ALL STARS 2)

2nd: Pandora Boxx (SEASON 2/ALL STARS 1)

3rd: Sonique (SEASON 2)

8th: India Ferrah (SEASON 3)

8th: Kenya Michaels (SEASON 4)

8th: Yara Sofia (SEASON 3/ALL STARS 1)

10th: Gia Gunn (SEASON 6)

25th: Rebecca Glasscock (SEASON 1)

25th: Thorgy Thor (SEASON 8)

27th: Milan (SEASON 4)

28th: Morgan McMichaels (SEASON 2)

JUNE

3rd: Detox Icunt (SEASON 5/ALL STARS 2)

10th: Jessica Wild (SEASON 2)

13th: Violet Chachki (SEASON 7)

14th: Raja Gemini (SEASON 3)

15th: Alisa Summers (SEASON 4)

20th: Naysha Lopez (SEASON 8)

21st: Jujubee (SEASON 2/ALL STARS 1)

22nd: Bob The Drag Queen (SEASON 8)

22nd: Laila McQueen (SEASON 8)

23rd: Milk (SEASON 6)

24th: Max (SEASON 7)

27th: Bianca Del Rio (SEASON 6)

30th: Willam Belli (SEASON 4)

JULY

2nd: Coco Montrese (SEASON 5/ALL STARS 2)

3rd: Shannel (SEASON 1/ALL STARS 1)

8th:  Lineysha Sparx (SEASON 5)

8th: Nicole Paige Brooks (SEASON 2)

9th: Kelly Mantle (SEASON 6)

18th: Derrick Barry (SEASON 8)

19th: Stacy Layne Matthews (SEASON 3)

24th: Alexis Mateo (SEASON 3/ALL STARS 1)

27th: Joslyn Fox (SEASON 6)

27th: Robbie Turner (SEASON 8)

29th: Dax ExclamationPoint (SEASON 8)

AUGUST

2nd: Vivienne Pinay (SEASON 5)

8th: Kim Chi (SEASON 8)

10th: Manila Luzon (SEASON 3/ALL STARS 1)

23rd: Trixie Mattel (SEASON 7)

SEPTEMBER

1st: Tempest DuJour (SEASON 7)

8th: Naomi Smalls (SEASON 8)

9th: Kennedy Davenport (SEASON 7)

11th: Ginger Minj (SEASON 7/ALL STARS 2)

11th: Pearl (SEASON 7)

15th: Tammie Brown (SEASON 1/ALL STARS 1)

17th:  Serena ChaCha (SEASON 5)

18th: Jinkx Monsoon (SEASON 5)

19th: Venus D-Lite (SEASON 3)

23rd: Roxxxy Andrews (SEASON 5/ALL STARS 2)

24th: Chi Chi DeVayne (SEASON 8)

24th: BenDeLaCreme (SEASON 6)

24th: Kandy Ho (SEASON 7)

29th: Adore Delano (SEASON 6/ALL STARS 2)

OCTOBER

5th: Ivy Winters (SEASON 5)

5th: Madame LaQueer (SEASON 4)

10th: Phi Phi O’hara (SEASON 4/ALL STARS 2)

12th: Penny Tration (SEASON 5)

16th: Jasmine Masters (SEASON 7)

NOVEMBER

2nd: Jade Jolie (SEASON 5)

11th: LaShauwn Beyond (SEASON 4)

18th: Jade (SEASON 1)

22nd: Shangela Laquifa Wadley (SEASON 2/SEASON 3)

27th: Darienne Lake (SEASON 6)

28th: Sharon Needles (SEASON 4)

29th: Jiggly Caliente (SEASON 4)

DECEMBER

1st: Tatianna (SEASON 2/ALL STARS 2)

10th: Acid Betty (SEASON 8)

11th: Phoenix (SEASON 3)

17th: Jaidynn Diore Fierce (SEASON 7)

17th: Sahara Davenport (SEASON 2) in memoriam

20th: Dida Ritz (SEASON 4)

28th: Honey Mahogany (SEASON 5)

28th: Laganja Estranja (SEASON 6)

Carmen Carrera and Monica Beverly Hillz have a few comments about transphobia on RPDR.

Two women who previously appeared as contestants on RuPaul’s Drag Race have commented on the controversy around the “Female vs. She-Male” mini challenge.  Given that RPDR gave Carmen Carrera and Monica Beverly Hillz wider exposure and a larger platform, I hadn’t given much thought to either of these ladies commenting publicly, but they have, and I’m glad we finally have statements from people close to the issue.

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Why RuPaul’s Drag Race is one of the best tv shows

1. It teaches self love and self acceptance. RuPaul tells everyone to love themselves at the end of every episode.

2. You don’t have to be a size 0 to compete. No matter what size you are, you can still be beautiful.

3. 4/8 winners are people of color. The top three of Season 8 are all non-white.

4. Is very gender inclusive.

Trans contestants: Monica Beverly Hillz, Carmen Carrera, Jiggly Caliente, Sonquie, Gia Gunn, Stacy Lane Matthews, and Kenya Michaels

Genderfluid contestants: Violet Chachki and Courtney Act

Two-Spirted contestants: Raja Gemini

Genderless contestants: Jinkx Monsoon

5. Deals with HIV 

HIV Positive contestants: Ongina and Trinity K. Bonet

6. Sexuality

Pansexual contestants: Courtney Act

Bisexual contestants: Kelly Mantle, Jasmine Masters, Katya Zamo (is only bisexual in drag, out of drag is gay)


There are so many more reasons, please leave some that are important to you.

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