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Thu Feb 16, 2023, 08:24 PM Feb 2023

Kentucky bill would ban drag shows within 1,000 feet of schools, parks and homes

Kentucky Republicans introduced legislation last week that seeks to keep drag shows at least 1,000 feet — approximately the length of three football fields — from "locations that cater to minors," including schools, churches, parks, homes and walking trails.

While the bill, SB 115, broadly takes aim at "adult-oriented businesses" — which it also defines to include adult cabarets, strip clubs and adult movie theaters — one of the bill's five co-sponsors said the idea for the bill originated, in part, from concerns over a “family-friendly” drag show in the state.

“They’re adult-oriented performances; there’s no reason children need to be exposed to that,” Kentucky state Sen. Lindsey Tichenor told NBC affiliate WLEX of Lexington on Wednesday.

Uma Jewels, a drag queen based in Lexington, the state's second largest city, disagreed with Tichenor.

“Drag is just about the most unsexy thing I can think of doing and if you are wanting to sexualize drag, I think that is on you and not on the performer,” Jewels told WLEX.

Kentucky bill would ban drag shows within 1,000 feet of schools, parks and homes (Original Post) icymist Feb 2023 OP
But they can carry guns into restaurants viva la Feb 2023 #1
They don't want the children to see them coming out of them. liberal N proud Feb 2023 #2

viva la

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1. But they can carry guns into restaurants
Thu Feb 16, 2023, 08:26 PM
Feb 2023

and leave them loaded and on the coffee table.

Drag queens-- they're scared of them.

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