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Texas drag queens, protesters at odds in latest battleground over LGBT rights
Drag queens across the state have experienced increasing protests and threats from a small group of vocal opponents and their political allies.
The bomb threat came in at 9:49 p.m.
Trey Stewart was already exhausted. Earlier that June day, on the first Saturday of Pride Month, the gay bar he owns in Dallas’ Oak Lawn neighborhood hosted an all-ages drag brunch.
Inside Mr. Misster, parents and kids sang along to pop hits. Adults bounced babies on their laps as a drag queen lip-synced to Diana Ross’ “I’m Coming Out.” A kid sporting a rainbow tutu and long braids offered up a dollar to a drag queen in white knee-high boots and a blue wig.