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ACLU Files Discrimination Complaint After Congressional Hopeful Cancels Drag Show for Disabled Performers

Recently, a drag show for performers with Down syndrome was canceled by Republican congressional candidate Peter Meijer. He rescinded permission for the showcase at a venue he owns in Michigan, questioning whether or not the performers could provide “informed consent.” A 20-year-old Drag Syndrome member who performs under the name Justin Bond, told the New York Times, “We deserve the right to be ourselves and be in drag. That’s what we do best.” Read the full story here.

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