Celebrate the End of 'Drag Race' Season 7 With Debut Music Videos from the Final Three Queens: WATCH
To coincide with the end of this season of RuPaul's Drag Race, the top three ladies released music videos for their debut singles showcasing each finalist's signature flair.
Watch Pearl's EDM track "Love Slave," Ginger Minj's brassy "Ooh Lala Lala" and Violet Chachki's BDSM-inspired "Bettie," AFTER THE JUMP...
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Caitlyn Jenner's official unveiling today on the cover of Vanity Fair is already receiving an outpouring of support from celebrities across the Twitterverse including the Kardashians and Jenner's two daughters.
be free now pretty bird.— Kendall Jenner (@KendallJenner) June 1, 2015
Caitlyn Jenner for Vanity Fair 📷 Annie Leibovitz! How beautiful! Be happy, be proud, live life YOUR way! pic.twitter.com/39fryBwUqE— Kim Kardashian West (@KimKardashian) June 1, 2015
We were given this life because you were strong enough to live it! I couldn't be prouder!!! Caitlyn,… https://t.co/Ho5O6swM0V— Khloé (@khloekardashian) June 1, 2015
Jenner also received wide support from her fellow LGBT public leaders and celebrities including Janet Mock, Jesse Tyler Ferguson and Ellen Degeneres.
Let's celebrate Caitlyn & use her moment to uplift trans folks facing insurmountable economic barriers for affirming healthcare.— Janet Mock (@janetmock) June 1, 2015
#CaitlynJenner has truly broken the Internet. What a moment.— Jesse Tyler Ferguson (@jessetyler) June 1, 2015
Jenner's new Twitter account has grown exponentially, reaching one million followers in as little as four hours. Jenner's account broke the record set by President Obama's Twitter account that reached one million followers in four hours and 30 minutes on the first day his profile launched.
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Longmont, Colorado valedictorian Evan Young, who was banned from reading his graduation speech at his high school ceremony due to the school administration's objection to Young disclosing in the speech that he's gay, read his speech at Out Boulder's awards ceremony yesterday reports Daily Camera.
Young's high school principal, BJ Buchmann, prevented Young from reading his speech at his May 16 ceremony because the reveal that Young is gay in the speech somehow conflicted with the school's "mission," to "protect the solemnity of the evening."
Young recited his speech at the Out Boulder ceremony, while donning a green cape to add some free-spirited flourish, and expounded upon why he shouldn't have to apologize for who he is and that he expects classmates to overlook differences as they have done in the past.
Watch Young's moving speech, AFTER THE JUMP...
Young has since received commendations by state Rep. Jonathan Singer, D-Longmont, and U.S. Rep. Jared Polis, D-Boulder, with Polis announcing that he wants to "make sure this is the last time somebody like Evan will have to go through what he had to go through." Out Boulder's Executive Director Mardi Moore said Young only agreed to go public with the issue because he wanted to support the LGBT community and push his school toward tolerance.
Caitlyn Jenner amassed 1 million followers on Twitter in a record four hours and three minutes, beating the previous record set when President Obama joined the social media network in May, according to The Hollywood Reporter:
"Since she joined, there have been over 1.5 million Tweets about Caitlyn Jenner, including an outpouring of support from users," a rep for Twitter told The Hollywood Reporter...Obama set the previous record in May 18, reaching 1 million followers in approximately 4.5 hours. Before Obama, the Guinness World Record had been held by Robert Downey Jr., who reached 1 million followers in 23 hours and 22 minutes in 2014.
Twitter also released a visualization chart (below) detailing how the data on Jenner spread.
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