Starting its four-night Florida tour, ‘A Drag Queen Christmas’ triggers state investigation
Scene from the show, "A Drag Queen Christmas" as seen in Knoxville, Tennessee on Dec. 22, 2022. Via Twitter

Drag Queen Christmas
The Fort Lauderdale show at the Broward Center was the first of four performances around the state.

The 2022 Florida debut of “A Drag Queen Christmas” in Fort Lauderdale has triggered a state investigation, according to a tweet from the account of Gov. Ron DeSantis’ Press Secretary.

The show went on in Miami’s James L. Knight Center Tuesday night — with limited tickets still available — and was scheduled to hit the heights in Orlando and Clearwater for successive nights. But it might be coming to the attention of the Florida Department of Law Enforcement, according to a statement from the state Department of Business and Professional Regulation (DBPR).

DBPR “is aware of multiple complaints about a sexually explicit performance marketed to children held in Fort Lauderdale on December 26. The Department is actively investigating this matter, including video footage and photographs from the event,” said the statement tweeted by Bryan Griffin. “Exposing children to sexually explicit activity is a crime in Florida, and such action violates the Department’s licensing standards for operating a business and holding a liquor license.”

According to the traveling production’s website,, the show has been going on for eight years. And, on the site’s “Past Tours” page, the show has made stops in Florida for five different Christmases, according to the posters displayed there.

The production company says “all ages” are welcome at its shows, as does the website advertising the Orlando show. But the site listing all the tour stops does say potential patrons might be barred depending on local regulations.

Miami’s show, for example, is advertised with the caveat, “Adult content. Recommended for audiences 18+. Minors must be accompanied by an adult.” In Clearwater, it says only those older than 18 will be admitted to Ruth Eckerd Hall for the performance.

Critics of the show tweeted videos showing a full house in the Broward Center for the Performing Arts Monday night. And the Dec. 22 event in Knoxville, Tennessee, was sold out, according to Tennessee state Rep. Gloria Johnson’s Twitter account.

The controversy is reminiscent of a July complaint about a drag queen brunch put on at R House Wynwood after a video surfaced showing a toddler dancing with a drag queen. Statements from Gov. Ron DeSantis indicated the venue’s liquor license was at risk for the same issue.

The current status of the investigation was unavailable Tuesday, but the restaurant’s website seems to indicate the drag brunch is still happening Saturday and Sunday with four seatings.

In July, DeSantis said his criticism of the drag brunch’s entertainment is part of his fight for Florida to be “where kids can be kids.” That includes efforts to pass the Parental Rights in Education law, which more closely regulates schoolhouse discussions.

Anne Geggis

Anne Geggis is a South Florida journalist who began her career in Vermont and has worked at the Sun-Sentinel, the Daytona Beach News-Journal and the Gainesville Sun covering government issues, health and education. She was a member of the Sun-Sentinel team that won the 2019 Pulitzer Prize for coverage of the Parkland high school shooting. You can reach her on Twitter @AnneBoca or by emailing [email protected].


  • Larry Gillis, Libertarian

    December 28, 2022 at 9:06 am

    If any Constitutionally-valid Florida law has actually been breached here, make sure that the PARENTS of the kids are prosecuted, too.

    Too many people accept all of their inherent God-given liberties without accepting the inherent responsibilities that go with many of those liberties. (Making babies is fun, for sure, but the payback is a serious one).

    Larry Gillis, Libertarian

    • baloo

      December 28, 2022 at 8:54 pm

      How about you shut your pie-hole and let other people parent their kids as they see fit, “libertarian”?

    • David

      December 28, 2022 at 9:20 pm

      This entire thing is a fabricated non-issue. How utterly ridiculous and hypocritical. I thought DeSantis was all about empowering parents? I am trying to figure out what makes that show sexually explicit?? When it comes to grooming and child predators, any kid in that audience would be safer there than your run of mill Nascar race or church. You are in serious denial if you do not know kids are normally victimized by a family member or a person that has close proximity to them. Please identify one person that has been a victim of a damn drag show. Larry, the so-called Libertarian, you have a God-given right to not attend the show.

      • Paul Passarelli

        December 28, 2022 at 10:15 pm

        Tell us David, how is it you know so much about grooming to be able to offer semi-quantitative levels of risk?

        While I might tentatively agree that a child is at greater risk of sexual assault if left alone with a catholic priest than in the parent’s company at a drag show, that’s an apples to oranges comparison.

        As for at a NASCAR race? Well, in all candor I had no idea that there even existed *ANY* data on that particular form of assault! It’s amazes me what data a Fake Alias Troll has access to these days.

        I don’t think Larry is worried that attending the show could or would have any lasting effects in the average adult. But his point is valid when one considers that young minds are highly impressionable. And seeing what goes on the drag stage is going to form a lasting impression. That’s why it’s called grooming.

        • Elliott Offen

          December 28, 2022 at 10:35 pm

          Nobody is groomed at drag shows. That’s far right propaganda. Also political fodder for GOP empty suits. A diversion from the fact that their sole existence is to shovel money to the rich and do absolutely nothing for anyone else.

          • Paul Passarelli

            December 28, 2022 at 10:59 pm

            So who is diverting now? You’re the one desperately trying to pull the discussion off topic by talking about shoveling money.

            The act of grooming is by definition subtle. It has to be otherwise the consequences would be immediate & severe.

            Why do you think Burlesque was allowed to thrive in Europe in the 20s & 30s? Because it desensitized the population to atrocities, by constantly exposing them to things their parents would have dismissed as deviant. And it worked.

            Today we look at it and we think nothing of it. Why? Because we’ve been desensitized by far worse.

            I suggest you bring *YOUR* children to the strip club. Why? Solely to make a point. please let me know how it works out. I’m sure that you will be able to present your non-grooming argument to the prosecutor & the judge. I’ll look for you in the papers.

        • Tjb

          January 4, 2023 at 12:08 pm

          Paul/Polly you are a pompous ass and condescending know it all. No wonder you only won a bit more than 1% of the vote when you ran for state office in Connecticut. Also, please don’t tell me that you exceeded you expectations with this 1 plus % and blame the voters of Connecticut for being out of touch with your ideology.

          • Paul Passarelli

            January 5, 2023 at 12:18 am

            If you knew anything about CT politics, you’d know that all my recent Libertarian predecessors that ran failed to garner even the 1% that the state requires to secure ballot access for the party in the next election *without* petitioning & presenting the Secretary of state with 7,500 valid signatures of registered voters. There is no ‘pay to run’ option there as there is here.

            The state also makes if difficult to successfully petition. The form is issued by the SoTS, no earlier than January 2nd of the election year, and there is a bright-line deadline to submit the results for certification.

            Because the LPCT was so poorly staffed by volunteers, we had to hire paid petitioners, why had to move into the state, and establish residence or be accompanied by a CT citizen with established residency.

            Do you know what that means? I was out and about petitioning CT voters, talking to people. I didn’t have talking points, so I answered the questions *live*. I drew crowds (very small crowds), and people liked what I was saying.

            Bottom line is that there is no way I reached all my voters directly, but with the media exposure I got and the word of mouth buzz, I did land an unprecedented 1.4% of the 2012 vote. I actually got more votes than Gary Johnson did, and he ran a national campaign. In fact I got more votes any Libertarian has ever collected in Connecticut, to this day.

            I can tell that you really don’t know squat about CT politics. And I suspect you might know even less about Florida politics as well.

            So please don’t tell me about *my* expectations and expect me not to call you a Fake Alias Troll.

            Now go away little boy.

          • Tjb

            January 5, 2023 at 1:58 pm

            You can call me a little man and a fake … but if insulting me makes you feel like a BIG man …go for it..
            Regarding my knowledge of Florida politics… if you ran for state office in Florida, you would still be a loser.

          • Paul Passarelli

            January 5, 2023 at 11:53 pm

            Thank you for proving my point about how little you know. The US Senate seat I ran for was/is a ‘federal office’, not a “state office”.

            If I were to dip my toes into the political waters here it would be at the county level. But because I live in a Red district, I wouldn’t run as a Libertarian, as that would siphon off votes from the Conservative and possibly allow a Democrat to claim victory.

            Of course I could run as a Green or a Working Families candidate and be silent. That would draw away some votes from any Democrat candidate that doesn’t appear to be Communistic or Progressive-Socialist enough to satisfy the Lefty nut-job Useful Idiot voters.

            I wouldn’t need to win, I’d just need to keep the guy I actually oppose from winning.

    • Be honest

      January 7, 2023 at 4:44 pm


      You should have put joke next to that since I’m laughing lol

  • Tjb

    December 28, 2022 at 12:13 pm

    I watch Sgt. Maxwell Q. Klinger for years in the show Mash and it did not make me a pediphile or changed my heterosexually.
    If we are the freedom state as promoted by DeSantis, why is the DBPR getting involved if a parents wants to bring their child to a show?

    Are we not the freedom state as described by DeSantis.

    • Paul Passarelli

      December 28, 2022 at 3:54 pm

      Because peer pressure is being applied to turn weak-minded parents into unwilling groomers.

      This isn’t about banning the shows, it’s about keeping kids away from scenarios that *WILL* scar them for life.

      • Elliott Offen

        December 28, 2022 at 5:09 pm

        👆 False information and far right propaganda.

      • Tjb

        December 29, 2022 at 10:15 am

        Our Florida foster care system falls under DeSantis’s authority. Should DeSantis be more concern about the sex trafficking of children in our Foster Care System?
        Or does peer pressure from his support base cause him to focus on frivolous red meat issues such as drag shows.
        I would be incline to save a child from sex trafficking and rape than not allowing them to attend a drag show with their parent.

        • Paul Passarelli

          December 29, 2022 at 10:42 am

          I don’t know? Sex trafficking is already a criminal offense. Have there been prosecutions? If there have been prosecution then the system is ‘working’ in that it is punishing bad actors.

          It *might* also be failing in that its screening process failed to *identify* those bad actors.

          It’s also *possible* that the claims are frivolous and misdirected by the very children the system is supposed to be protecting.

          Simple truth is I don’t know. But it you would like to present ***EVIDENCE*** I would be willing to consider it.

          Bottom line, the governor is ‘in charge’ of all the bureaucracies under the umbrella of state government, but that is a technical distinction. Was he made aware of a problem and did he *choose* to ignore it? I kinda doubt that.

          • cassandra

            December 29, 2022 at 12:37 pm

            “DeSantis has declined to issue fines after over 14,000 violations of sex trafficking laws by Florida hotels and lodging establishments.

            In one case, The Plaza Hotel was cited five times after a 17-year-old girl was choked because she would not turn over all her earnings to her sex trafficker.” —-Sun Sentinel, RawStory

          • Paul Passarelli

            December 29, 2022 at 6:02 pm


            You can’t put that out there then disable by ability to reply.

            Was that 14,000 in a year or since records have been kept. I’m sure you want to number to be shocking, and it is, but it really needs to be put in context for it to have any real meaning.

            I have no idea how many hotel & lodging stays occur in the sunshine state each year, but I’m certain the number in in the tens of millions.

          • cassandra

            December 29, 2022 at 8:52 pm


            I believe the 14,000 violations are since the 2019 law was passed.

            The Sun Sentinel investigation “Innocence Sold” was reported in four instalments. I don’t have access to SS, except (occasionally) headlines. But there are many sites that covered the investigation.

            Desantis criticized the investigation. But agency leaders refused to be interviewed.

            Private foster care group homes are by far the biggest source of girls. “Victims of sex trafficking are frequently retraumatized by a system that was designed to investigate, indict and prosecute them for crimes they are coerced by their traffickers into committing.”—-Sun Sentinel

            Let me also point out that Desantis is forcing victims who become pregnant to give birth to some monster’s baby. No exception for these girls. Sadistic.

            I don’t know anything about disabling “reply”, Paul. I have suspected you of doing that to me a few times. Is there even a way to do that?

          • Paul Passarelli

            December 29, 2022 at 11:56 pm


            I’m not familiar with the Sun Sentinel. I found this:

            The Sun Sentinel is the main daily newspaper of Fort Lauderdale, Florida, as well as surrounding Broward County and southern Palm Beach County. It circulates all throughout the three counties that comprise South Florida. It is the largest-circulation newspaper in the area. Wikipedia
            Owner: Tribune Media
            First issue date: 1910
            Circulation: 163,728 daily; 228,906 Sunday
            ISSN: 0744-8139

            I’ll take you at your word that the series ran, and that *someone* ‘prolly should’a looked into it.

            If any of what you say is true, it’s tragic. But where your gnashing or teeth & rending or garments lacks sincerity is that there is still a fairly large window of time where the victim of a rape can obtain an abortion.

            You wrote: “Let me also point out that Desantis is forcing victims who become pregnant to give birth to some monster’s baby. No exception for these girls. Sadistic.” Which is loaded with hyperbole, and quite frankly an offensive ‘untruth’.

            P.S. It looks like the reply option goes away below a certain depth of comments, c’est la guerre.

          • JD

            December 30, 2022 at 10:51 am

            Paul and Cassandra – I’m fairly certain regular commenters don’t have the ability to disable a reply. I suspect it is because the comment replies were already 5 levels deep on the thread and the reply level limit on the WordPress.

          • JD

            December 30, 2022 at 10:53 am

            Nevermind, Paul figured it out the comment reply levels.

          • tjb

            December 30, 2022 at 11:27 am

            I have yet to read or hear how DeSantis will prevent the sexual abuse and trafficking of our children. If he is not aware of these horrific crimes against our youngest in Florida’s foster care, perhaps he should not be our governor or next president … is Desantis too focused on frivolous cultural issues and not the real issue of sexual abuse in his foster care system?
            If Desantis wants to protect Florida’s children, he should start protecting children under his direct control.

          • cassandra

            December 30, 2022 at 1:23 pm

            Hi Paul,

            Thank you for all the Sun Sentinel information.

            Don’t take my word for it, Paul. If, like me, you can’t access the Sun Sentinel, you can google the investigation. I just now found installment one on Yahoo “innocence sold Florida”. Another is on PBJlearning which is a trafficking education site.

            The law took effect 1/1/21. While 14,000 violations may not be surprising, zero fines is a problem. Why is Desantis not collecting fines (up to $2,000 per day). The money was to help victims. Who is Desantis helping instead?

            I think it takes a special kind of sh!thead to even question a raped child who doesn’t want to become a mother to some unknown tourist’s baby, don’t you? True, the abortion ban is currently 15 weeks, however it will be reduced incrementally until it is at conception. (There is evidence.) Maybe the girl in question is not even rescued until she is 16 weeks pregnant.

            Threatening licences of businesses holding drag events, but not hotels hosting sex trafficking businesses. Does this sound OK to you Paul?

            A review of our FP histories would surely show a greater number of missing “reply” options for your comments.

            Sorry if I have missed anything important; I am on my couch, medicated to semi-illiteracy, elevated temperature, tired, and more. In fact, I only stuck my head from under the blankets because it is always such a pleasure to speak with you. Paul.

          • Paul Passarelli

            December 31, 2022 at 12:26 am

            @TJB makes an interesting point. Probably not the point he(?) thought he was making, but a point nonetheless.

            TJB wrote: “If Desantis wants to protect Florida’s children, he should start protecting children under his direct control.”

            But of course none of these alleged instances of child abuse were under “his direct control”. I’m quite certain that there were a minimum of two and perhaps as many as five layers of bureaucrats between the kids and the governor.

            TJB is still obviously confused by that infamous statement by Nancy Pelosi: “You’ll have to pass the bill to see what’s in the bill.” That’s the way Democrats “think”, which is to say they don’t.

          • Paul Passarelli

            December 31, 2022 at 12:48 am


            As a Libertarian I do not disagree with your assessment of which venues are being placed under the thumb of government with threats to licenses vs fines. However, the threats are sabre rattling whereas the fines are the actual swinging of the sword.

            Again, I dunno if there have been prosecutions. Those take a lot of time to prepare, whereas a comment from the podium can be dispatched as quickly as the next news cycle.

            The only thing that is required to question a victim, real or alleged, is a complete sense of exhaustion from the ‘victimhood culture & mentality’ that has used up all the strength and empathy that there ever was or ever will be again.

            You can call me a monster for doing it, but the insult doesn’t cost me a wink of sleep.

            As for the outcome after 16 weeks… Well, I do think there should be exceptions for rape. And I absolutely think there should be a whole lot more if the girl was proven to be abused or held against her will!

            But you need to admit that the law was not crafted to punish women that have been abused. It was crafted to put an end to the use of abortion as an afterthought for what should have been a responsible use of a birth control strategy. Again I’ll say it; abortion as an alternative to the pill or condoms is an inefficient use of funds, whether they be cash, insurance proceeds or public funding aka TAX DOLLARS!

            I cannot believe that there is a woman alive that doesn’t for at least a moment consider the risk of pregnancy every single time she engages in a little ‘pickle tickle’.

          • cassandra

            January 1, 2023 at 7:04 pm

            You’re right that issuing no fines and threatening licenses are different, but they are just two more gifts from Desantis to his supporters. What doesn’t he do to increase the wealthy’s profits and his fringe base’s outrage? Too bad for anyone harmed in Ron’s pursuit of power.

            From what I was able to read, the hotel citations were not necessarily related to actual/suspected cases of human trafficking, but resulted from routine inspection-type activity (checking posters, training, written plans).

            What some ignore about the drag events is that any child attending one was taken by her parent, and as Desantis insists, a parent knows best what is appropriate for their own child’s maturity level and emotional well-being. Desantis has no concern for the kids who did attend a show and were confronted by angry misbehaving adults in the street, then an angry governor on tee-vee ranting about sex!

            When you say “used up all the strength and empathy that there ever was or ever will be again”, I can’t tell whether you feel angry, worn down, or something else…but I don’t believe you are a monster.

            The governor doesn’t want any exceptions no matter age or circumstances. Maybe not even the woman’s life. If I agree that “the law was not crafted to punish women that have been abused” will you agree that it was written—and is enforced—with callous indifference toward abused women?

            Instead of making birth control more available, some in government want to make pregnancy prevention more difficult. For example, Desantis vetoed contraceptives for poor women. Most of the methods he vetoed are 99% effective for YEARS (with no additional effort needed). Desantis KNEW many of the women would become pregnant (during the years that the method would have been protecting them). Then he denied them an abortion. Maybe you have an idea why Desantis would do that. Maybe you can give me a reason to stop calling him sadistic?

            I don’t know of a woman who does not think of the possibility of pregnancy every time. I suspect that woman does not exist. Probably never has. But there are MANY reasons that birth control is not used, or is not effective, every time. You can google that! Someone gave me a short book on the topic, “Ejaculate Responsibly”. From the title I’m pretty sure men and pickles will be involved!

          • Paul Passarelli

            January 2, 2023 at 9:55 pm


            you wrote: “… will you agree that it was written—and is enforced—with callous indifference …”

            Yes. Absolutely. I will agree. All *GOOD LAWS* are written that way. Sorry, that’s my Libertarian streak showing through.

            The best government is the government that governs least. That means that laws that make people feel good are automatically not laws of the best government.

            And in order for a law to be truly ‘fair’ it must be enforced without regard to the benefit of those that violate it. I like to compare any legislative proposal o the “Law of Gravity”.

            If an evil murderer and a beneficent doctor both fall off a roof, the law of gravity acts on both men the same way. We can cheer that the criminal is killed and mourn the healer, but the ‘law’ was absolutely fair, callous & indifferent.

            When I said I’m all used up, I am worn out. I personally have nothing to be angry about. IMHO, there is nothing deeply morally wrong about early term abortion. Although, I find the notion of late term abortion almost beyond comprehension. But that leaves a *LOT* of time for any woman to get herself straight. I think that once the foetus is mature enough that if it were born the only thing it requires is simple nursing care, then aborting it is tantamount to murder. Again, unless the life and/or health of the mother is at issue. Then it’s a medical decision.

            And lastly, since I don’t have a uterus, my opinions *shouldn’t* count as anything more than that — opinions.

          • Tjb

            January 3, 2023 at 10:36 am

            Paul regarding your comment below from Dec 31 12.26 am.
            Again, you are demonstrating that you are a pompous ass, with your condescending comments. Is that why when you ran for state office in Connecticut, you only received 1 % of the vote?
            Also, are you stating that DeSantis has no accountability for the state agencies that he oversees? It is not about layers of bureaucracy but an issue that is well documented and known by his law enforcement and DCF.

          • Paul Passarelli

            January 3, 2023 at 8:23 pm

            No Tjb, I got a little more than 1% of the vote because that is the nature of CT politics. I actually exceeded my goals & expectations in that reality.

            How many voted did you garner? Oh, I forgot Fake Aliases aren’t eligible to run for office. I guess that means you got a big fat ZERO!

          • cassandra

            January 4, 2023 at 12:31 am


            If I understand what you are saying about “indifference”, I agree. I wasn’t using it as a synonym for impartiality, though. I should have just said cruelty! The ban was written in a way that forces sex-trafficked girls to become mothers. Trafficking, rape, and incest exceptions were discussed, and rejected. What kind of person puts a fertilized egg that doesn’t even know it exists over an actual child whose life is being destroyed? A cruel person.

            Although it’s true that gravity affects everyone equally, laws that force women, but not men, to provide life support services are already unequal. As are laws that allow a zygote/embryo/fetus to use someone else’s body, but deny that same right to the already born (McFall v. Shimp). There are some circumstances that require sensible and “fair”, as in: Police:”Step out of the car or I’ll shoot.” The two adults get out of the car. The six month old in the car seat doesn’t. Cop shoots him? Since we cannot all agree on which exceptions to laws are appropriate, we should have as few laws as possible. That’s my small “L” libertarian streak!

            Third trimester abortions are uncommon. There were none in Florida during 2021 (Florida Right to Life). Abortions near full-term are almost always because death of the woman and/or fetus is imminent, or, for some fetuses, within hours or days after birth–often painfully in a NICU. Almost all of those pregnancies were very much wanted.

            A lot of people feel they have a God-given right to decide what women are allowed to do. Everyone’s entitled to Freedom of Speech, but there are not a lot of things as offensive as hearing a man who would call 911 or use his 2nd Amendment rights to get an intruder out of his GARAGE tell a woman that she doesn’t have the right to decide what goes on with an egg inside her BODY. My belief is that the right to bodily integrity and autonomy is ABSOLUTE. So in another woman’s pregnancy my own opinion would not count any more than yours.

        • Paul Passarelli

          January 4, 2023 at 7:43 am


          It appears that we are in agreement in most of the important ways on this ‘little diversion’ we took from the main thread’s topic.

          We have a few minor differences:
          1) I have no skin in th game. So what I wrote are ‘interpretations’ of what I *perceive*, not necessarily the way I feel about any of it.
          2) The law exists.
          2.1) I have no standing to challenge it in court, because I have not been harmed by it.
          2.2) I don’t know anyone personally that has been harmed by the statute.
          2.3) Unless or until, a woman/girl or her estate can show *harm*, specifically attributed to the law and not the prior circumstances, it’s unlikely so see a court challenge.
          3) The only forum remaining to challenge the law is the political arena.

          Democrats make a lot of noise turning everything into a ‘social issue’ but get very little done.

          Democrats favorite constituency, is what I’ve repeatedly called the Useful Idiot brigades. And while I can say, you have through thoughtfulness *removed* yourself from their numbers, you represent a tiny minority in that regard. And look how much time, effort, & ink, it took on both of our parts.

          Since we are in general agreement, I bid you adieu on *this* thread, simply because it takes so much scrolling to find the reply button to continue the discussion.

          — “See you in the funny papers.”

  • Paul Passarelli

    December 28, 2022 at 3:49 pm

    “The Birdcage” 1996 R 1h 57m
    Definitely not a movie that one takes the little ones to see.
    Info from IMDB:
    Robin Williams … Armand Goldman
    Gene Hackman … Senator Keeley
    Nathan Lane … Albert
    Dianne Wiest … Louise Keeley
    Dan Futterman … Val Goldman
    Calista Flockhart … Barbara Keeley
    Hank Azaria … Agador
    Christine Baranski … Katharine
    Tom McGowan … Harry Radman

    Setting: South Miami Beach

    • Elliott Offen

      December 28, 2022 at 5:11 pm

      👆 Statements made for homophobic purposes… hate speech.

      • Paul Passarelli

        December 28, 2022 at 10:29 pm

        I’m not homophobic. Phobias are an irrational fear of things. I can assure you I am not afraid of transvestites or whatever they wish to be called.

        Nor is it hateful. In fact I enjoyed the movie I mentioned below so much that I can quote an not insignificant number of lines and scenes. But we, meaning my wife and I, chose not to let the kids watch the film until they were old enough to fully understand what was happening.

        What I am doing here is baiting Fake Alias Trolls. Tell me how am I doing? I feel these posts have been rather successful. I’ve seen at least three fakes, and maybe as many as five.

        • Elliott Offen

          December 28, 2022 at 10:33 pm

          There is violence in this movie? Old enough to watch it? How old? 21? Until they’ve been sufficiently brainwashed by the bigotry and loaded comments coming from you?

          • Paul Passarelli

            December 28, 2022 at 10:49 pm

            How old? I don’t remember. Certainly not when it came out. If you want I can go check the DVD and see what year it was printed.

            But our kids were so very different from their classmates. They were well prepared to resist peer pressure. And although they were technically still minor children at the time they both had the maturity of legal adults more than three times their age by the time they finished high school.

  • Helen Burgan

    December 28, 2022 at 8:11 pm

    It scars no one. It grooms no one. Last time I checked most drag queens do not routinely make babies. The Birdcage is a lovely movie that needs no censure. It is about acceptance. No one is trying to make you do anything. If you don’t like it, don’t go!

    • Paul Passarelli

      December 28, 2022 at 10:38 pm

      you wrote: “Last time I checked most drag queens do not routinely make babies.”

      Now there is a strawman argument if I’ve ever seen one.

      But according to the Left “men” can have babies? So which is it? Or is it just “women with penises” that require extra acceptance?

      I personally wouldn’t go because I like sophisticated humor. Drag shows are notorious for raunchy humor, starting with the characters stage names.

      So, Helen, btw is that a contraction for He was Lenny, or something like that? And no, that doesn’t pass the ‘sophisticated’ test.

  • Dee

    December 29, 2022 at 3:18 pm

    This crap that’s been going on for centuries is simply another kind of distraction care of the wealthy corporate maggots who are pushing it to keep us all at each others throats while they continue to pull the rug out from under America and our way of life while pushing us all toward Agenda 2030! By then most of us are supposed to be dead and forgotten while a measly 500,000 are allowed to live under a strictly controlled communistic regime run by disgusting blood sucking baby raping adrenachrome sucking pedophiles!

  • Bill

    December 30, 2022 at 8:04 am

    Watching desantis squawk so much about drag queens, one could fairly assume he’s a closet cross dresser. Methinks thou dost protest too much as they say.

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