Charlize Theron, Melissa McCarthy, and Billy Eichner are among the Hollywood stars appearing in an online telethon Sunday that seeks to raise funds for LGBTQ+ causes and drag queens.
The event, “Drag Isn’t Dangerous,” starts Sunday, at 7 p.m. ET at dragisntdangerous.com. Tickets are $20 and available at the site.
The drag stars and allies will perform in a mix of live and pre-taped appearances Scheduled are Bob the Drag Queen (RuPaul’s Drag Race, We’re Here), Jinkx Monsoon (RuPaul’s Drag Race, Chicago on Broadway, Doctor Who), Trixie Mattel (Trixie Motel, Queen of The Universe), Peppermint (Head Over Heels on Broadway, Call Me Mother), Eureka O’Hara (RuPaul’s Drag Race, We’re Here), Divina De Campo (RuPaul’s Drag Race UK, Hedwig and the Angry Inch in West End).
In addition to Theron, McCarthy, and Billy Eichner, appearances are scheduled from Ali Wong, Adam Lambert, Amy Schumer, Jesse Eisenberg, Leslie Jones, Margaret Cho, Elizabeth Banks, Kelly Osbourne, Orville Peck, David Cross, Amber Tamblyn, Whitney Cummings, Marcia Gay Harden and Sarah Silverman. “The recent demonization of drag culture has been greatly upsetting and completely shocking to me.