‘Drag Race’ Contestant Opens Up About Transphobic Incident At Moscow Airport
|05/11/2017||Posted by BusinessMediaguide.Com under General World News||
This week’s episode of “RuPaul’s Drag Race” features a harrowing moment for two season nine contestants related to Russian attitudes and laws governing sexuality and gender identity.
After Sasha Velour shares that she previously lived in Russia, Peppermint, who recently came out as transgender on the show, opens up about an incident she had at the Moscow airport. While passing through security, Peppermint did not have a form of identification that corresponded with her gender identity. As a result, she suffered an embarrassing and demeaning experience.
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