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RuPaul’s Drag Race star Laganja Estranja comes out as trans: ‘I’m nervous but I’m not scared’

RuPaul’s Drag Race star Laganja Estranja has come out as transgender.The dancer and cannabis activist, who appeared on the sixth season of the reality TV competition in 2014, is one of the show’s most memorable contestants.On Tuesday (15 June), Laganja revealed that she has been living as a woman among friends and family for a year, having used drag to publicly ease herself into her identity by “presenting as female for the last 10 years”.“I do want to be able to express this at all times,” she told Entertainment Weekly. “In one week already, my life has changed. I’m...
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'RuPaul's Drag Race' Star Laganja Estranja Comes Out as Transgender

RuPaul's Drag Race alum Laganja Estranja has come out as transgender. In an interview with Entertainment Weekly, Estranja shared that she's starting a new chapter in her life as an out and proud trans woman. "There are so many other women around me who've inspired me to come forward today,...
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Drag Race Icon Laganja Estranja Came Out As Trans With An Empowering Message

Laganja Estranja is celebrating Pride month with a big announcement. The drag queen, who rose to fame on Season 6 of RuPaul’s Drag Race as one of the most quotable contestants ever, came out as trans on Tuesday, June 15. “I feel so empowered that I don’t have to hide in the shadows as I make this journey,” Estranja wrote on Instagram. “I am so proud to identify as TRANS and to be living my truth.”
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Laganja Estranja Comes Out as Trans

RuPaul's Drag Race star Laganja Estranja has come out as trans. "I'm able to come off stage and take my makeup off and still see a beautiful woman in the mirror. It's powerful," she said, before adding that she's had an "incredibly supportive" network of family and friends who've rallied around her for the past year. However, she also went on to emphasize that it was important to her to come out before beginning hormone therapy in order to help normalize the idea that there is no singular timeline for an individual's transition.
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Drag queen Laganja Estranja on performing for this year's Hash Bash

Laganja Estranja has been to Ann Arbor once for a 2014 show at Necto Nightclub. But Laganja — a longtime marijuana activist whose very name references the herb superb — has never been to the Hash Bash. This year, however, Laganja will be at the April 3 Hash Bash without having to actually come to Ann Arbor. Her recorded performance is part of this year's Hash Bash lineup.
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