Ryan Allen made headlines just a couple months ago as the first man to be crowned George Mason University’s homecoming queen. Allen performs drag shows as Reann Ballslee in the DC area but has his roots growing up in Goochland County. Now, he’s trying to take his alter ego to TV and earn a spot on Ru Paul’s Drag Race.
The show’s producers have created rupaulcasting.com for drag queens to upload pictures, videos, and blogs to garner public votes. The top queens move ahead until the number one diva is selected for an audition spot. Reann currently sits in the top 25. Site visitors can vote once per day.
Ted Heck, a name familiar to many trans and LGBQ community members, will speak at April’s Parents and Friends of Lesbians and Gays meeting. Heck serves as the contract administrator for HIV prevention grants and as the transgender services coordinator at the Virginia Health Department. In addition, he edits and produces the Virginia Transgender Resource and [...]