‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’ producers respond to claims of transphobia

Earlier this month, popular reality show “RuPaul’s Drag Race” came under fire for the use of what some transgender individuals and activists claimed to be a transphobic slur.

During a mini-challenge titled “Female or She-male,” contestants were asked to identify whether a photo showed a cisgender (non trans) woman or former “Drag Race” contestant based off a cropped portion of the picture.

Some transgender activists claimed that the segment was transphobic, as “she-male” is considered to be a violent word against trans bodies and lives…

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