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'Drag Race' star Kornbread reveals cancer diagnosis

"I’m 100% fine and everything is in the early stages so I'll be back to my normal self in no time," wrote the performer.
rupauls drag race season 14 cast kornbread jete
rupauls drag race season 14 cast kornbread jete

'Drag Race UK' star Cherry Valentine dies at 28

After appearing on the popular reality series, the late drag queen went on to work as a nurse during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Drag Artist Cherry Valentin
Drag Artist Cherry Valentin

Backstreet Boys' AJ McLean has dramatic transformation into drag queen Poppy Love

The final four celebrities who are still competing in Season Two of “RuPaul’s Secret Celebrity Drag Race” have been revealed, and the boy bad member is leading the pack.
Backstreet Boys bandmember AJ Mclean attends the official gift lounge presented by Míage Skincare during the 64th annual GRAMMY Awards at Topgolf Las Vegas on March 31, 2022 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Backstreet Boys bandmember AJ Mclean attends the official gift lounge presented by Míage Skincare during the 64th annual GRAMMY Awards at Topgolf Las Vegas on March 31, 2022 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Drag performer, 25, dies mid-performance at Philadelphia bar

Valencia Prime was performing at Tabu Lounge and Sports Bar in Philadelphia’s Gayborhood when she collapsed Monday night.
Valencia Prime.
Valencia Prime.

Dove Cameron says hit song 'Boyfriend' is 'super specific' to her own life

After rising to fame on the Disney Channel, the 26-year-old told TODAY that, for the first time in her career, she’s singing songs that are “actually her.”
Dove Cameron
Dove Cameron

Boston Marathon to feature nonbinary category in 2023 race

For nonbinary athletes, the qualifying standards will be the same as those in the women’s field.
The Champions Trophy is held at the finish line during the 125th Boston Marathon on Oct. 11, 2021.
The Champions Trophy is held at the finish line during the 125th Boston Marathon on Oct. 11, 2021.

Angelica Ross is about to make Broadway history. She’s ready to ‘kick the door down’

According to producers, Ross will be the first openly transgender woman to lead a Broadway show when she steps into the iconic role of Roxie Hart in "Chicago."
Angelica Ross during a photocall for her Broadway debut as "Roxie Hart" in the hit musical "Chicago" at The CIVILIAN Hotel on August 24, 2022 in New York City.
Angelica Ross during a photocall for her Broadway debut as "Roxie Hart" in the hit musical "Chicago" at The CIVILIAN Hotel on August 24, 2022 in New York City.

BYU removed LGBTQ resource pamphlets from welcome bags for new students

Owned by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, the university restricts LGBTQ students from dating or showing signs of affection toward members of the same sex.
A sign stands at the main entrance to the campus of Brigham
A sign stands at the main entrance to the campus of Brigham

NKOTB’s Jonathan Knight confirms he and his longtime boyfriend are married

Knight and his longtime love, Harley Rodriguez, tied the knot privately.
BOSTON, MA - JULY 29: Singer Jonathan Knight and Harley Rodriguez arrive at the grand re-opening of Boston's Emerson Colonial Theatre with the gala performance of "Moulin Rouge! The Musical" at Emerson Colonial Theatre on July 29, 2018 in Boston, Massachusetts.  (Photo by Paul Marotta/Getty Images for Emerson Colonial Theatre)
BOSTON, MA - JULY 29: Singer Jonathan Knight and Harley Rodriguez arrive at the grand re-opening of Boston's Emerson Colonial Theatre with the gala performance of "Moulin Rouge! The Musical" at Emerson Colonial Theatre on July 29, 2018 in Boston, Massachusetts.  (Photo by Paul Marotta/Getty Images for Emerson Colonial Theatre)

Former 'American Idol' contestant Sanjaya Malakar comes out as bisexual

The polarizing singer talks sexuality, Simon Cowell and what he’s doing now in a new interview.
Top 7 Finalist Sanjaya Malakar, 17, from Federal Way, WA performing "You Really Got Me" (Photo by Lester Cohen/WireImage)
Top 7 Finalist Sanjaya Malakar, 17, from Federal Way, WA performing "You Really Got Me" (Photo by Lester Cohen/WireImage)