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Illustration for article titled RuPaul, Logo Respond to Transphobia Criticism

RuPaul's Drag Race was recently criticized for a segment in which contestants had to determine whether body parts belong to cis or trans women cis women or drag queens (called "bi-o-logical women" and "psy-cho-logical women" on the show) and deem them "female" or "shemale," as well as the use of the line "Ooooo gurl, you got she-mail!" at the beginning of each episode. This was posted on the Drag Race facebook this morning. Neither the segment nor the intro will be seen again.

Update: doit2julia! has pointed out that the body parts belong to cis women and drag queens, none of whom are trans. Regardless, the skit was pretty transphobic and misogynistic.


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