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We Have a Winner!

Canada Drag Race crowns its very first queen.

After delivering one of the most sickening (and consistent) group numbers in Drag Race HERstory, they sashayed down the runway in their Coronation Eleganza-inspired ensembles. One by one, they pleaded their case to the judges, who decided that all three queens needed to lip-sync for the crown.

Sam SamshenasGay Times

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Victoria, BC’s Canada Drag Race Contestant Wants ‘Pee-Wee’s Playhouse’ Style Show

Jimbo wants to capitalize on his rapid popularity by creating a TV-series called ‘House of Jimbo’.

The Victoria, B.C.-based drag clown might’ve been eliminated from the Crave reality series, but he became the show’s most followed contestant on Instagram.

Now, Jimbo—a.k.a. Jimbo Insell—wants to parlay his sudden popularity into a series called The House Of Jimbo.

Kevin RitchieThe Georgia Straight

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Canada Drag Race Features Rainbow Railroad Refugees

Rainbow Railroad is next level fabulous in the work that they do.

The Rainbow Railroad has arrived on Canada’s Drag’s Race.

Five LGBTQ+ refugees — Elton from Jamaica, Rebal from Syria, Dennis from Uganda, and husbands Rainer and Eka from Indonesia — appeared in the Thursday episode of the reality drag competition as subjects in a makeover challenge.

Daniel ReynoldsThe Advocate

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Ilona Verley Speaks on Being Two-Spirited on Canada’s Drag Race

“I honestly felt like I was in therapy boot camp. I learned so much about myself.”

Ilona Verley emerges as one of Canada’s Drag Race Season 1’s lip sync assassins. But, in a lip sync showdown with Priyanka, the Vancouver queen gets the boot and ends as sixth placer on the marathon of drag.

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Brooke Lynn Hytes Apologizes for the Booty Critique

“She definitely should’ve put some makeup on that ass.”

Brooke Lynn Hytes has issued an apology for the judges’ critiques about Canada’s Drag Race contestant Ilona Verley.

The Canadian spin-off was accused of “body-shaming” on last week’s episode after Brooke and Jeffrey Bowyer-Chapman expressed disappointment in the contestant for not using makeup on her “booty”.

Sam DamshenasGay Times

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