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Drag Queen Story Hour event for kids in San Francisco stormed by Proud Boys yelling slurs

DRAG QUEEN PROUD BOYS
  • At a children’s storytime hour on Saturday in San Francisco, a group of far-right men disrupted the event by shouting anti-LGBTQ-plus slurs at drag queen Panda Dulce.
  • Dulce was hosting a Drag Queen Story Hour at the San Lorenzo Library in honor of Pride Month when five men, who were believed to be from the Proud Boys extremist group, allegedly began to shout “tranny” and “pedophile” at her.
  • Bay Area Reporter Tim Johns for ABC7 News posted a video of the incident on his Twitter, explaining that “a group of Proud Boys” had “stormed” the event.
  • As seen from the video, the men made white supremacist hand gestures and refused to leave.
  • The Alameda County Sheriff’s Office announced that they were investigating the incident and had already “activated their hate crime protocols.”

At a children’s story-time hour on Saturday in San Francisco, a group of far-right extremists disrupted the event by shouting anti-LGBTQ-plus slurs at drag queen Panda Dulce. 

Dulce was hosting a Drag Queen Story Hour at the San Lorenzo Library in honor of Pride Month when five men, who were believed to be from the Proud Boys extremist group, allegedly began to shout “tranny” and “pedophile” at her.

Drag queen Kim Chi talks Korean pride and her ‘full circle’ moment with her queer POC makeup line

Kim Chi Chic Beauty
  • “RuPaul’s Drag Race” star Kim Chi has a makeup line, “KimChi Chic Beauty,” which is now available at over 130 CVS stores nationwide.
  • Kim Chi bought her first eyeliner and brush set at CVS and describes her makeup line’s launch at the drugstore chain as coming “full circle.”
  • Her experiences growing up as a Korean American in a “small and predominantly white town in Michigan” taught her to embrace her individuality and recognize the importance of diversity and representation.

“RuPaul’s Drag Race” star Kim Chi’s makeup line “KimChi Chic Beauty” is now available at over 130 CVS locations across the U.S.

The prominent Korean American drag queen, whose real name is Shin Sang-young, shared the news last month on her Twitter account, expressing gratitude to her fans and her excitement over seeing her line at the national drugstore chain.

Samsung pulls ad featuring Muslim mother showing support to her drag queen son after Singapore backlash

Samsung Muslim Drag Queen Ad Pulled
  • The ad was part of the South Korean electronics company’s “Listen to Your Heart” campaign to promote its Galaxy Buds2 and Watch4.
  • Some social media users criticized Samsung for featuring the Muslim woman and her drag queen son, while others expressed support for the LGBTQ plus community.
  • In a Facebook post, Samsung wrote that it is aware of the online backlash: “We acknowledge that we have fallen short in this instance, and have since removed the content from all public platforms.”

A Samsung ad for its wearable products that featured a drag queen and his Muslim mother has been removed after it was found to be “insensitive and offensive to some members of our local community” in Singapore.

The ad was part of the South Korean electronics company’s “Listen to Your Heart” campaign to promote its Galaxy Buds2 and Watch4.