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Steven Tyler Dresses Up In Drag, Somehow References “Paris Is Burning”

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"House of La Beija!"

If you had told me the lead singer of Aerosmith was going to dress up in drag and refer to himself as “Pepper LaBeija from the House of Labeija” two days ago, I would have punched you in your facehole. It’s a reference to the classic 1990 drag documentary “Paris Is Burning,” and probably went right on over the heads of most “American Idol” viewers, but wow, did my love of Steven Tyler just creep up a small degree. And seriously, if you haven’t seen “Paris,” please check it out ASAP! [YouTube]

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The Life And Times Of Snookie Lanore

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Drag balls are a vibrant part of gay urban culture; the 1990 documentary “Paris Is Burning” perfectly encapsulated the showmanship, extravagance and fierceness of the underground parties, where contestants danced, vogued and walked off in “realness” battles. More than 20 years later, drag balls are still alive and well — and they’ve entranced a younger generation of queer youth. In “The Show Must Go On,” teenage ball emcee Snookie Lanore explains what his Kiki Ball is all about. [Vimeo]

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