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World of Wonder producers slam the rise of anti-drag legislation: “We must take them seriously”

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World of Wonder bosses have condemned the rise of anti-drag bills in a new interview. Over the last few months, states throughout the US have introduced legislation targeting drag entertainers and their beloved performances.

On 2 March, Tennessee became the first state to pass a law banning public drag performances. While a federal judge temporarily blocked the archaic law on 31 March, the rise in anti-drag rhetoric and legislation shows no signs of slowing down.

In response to the archaic anti-drag bans, LGBTQ+ activists and entertainment industry professionals have used their platforms to fight against hate – including World of Wonder bosses Fenton Bailey and Randy Barbato.

In a recent interview with Variety, the producers behind RuPaul’s Drag Race described the flurry of bills as a “threat” that needs to be taken seriously. “It’s been going on, and it’s orchestrated by a minority.

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