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Eurekans Protest Political Attacks on Arkansas' Drag and Trans Culture

Jacqueline Froelich
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Protest coordinator John Rankin, dressed in drag, holds a placard and pink megaphone encouraging the crowd, which numbered over 75.

A proposed bill in the Arkansas legislature that would have classified drag performance as "adult entertainment" was amended last week to exclude the term "drag." On Saturday a large crowd gathered in Basin Park in Eureka Springs to protest ongoing bias legislation by Arkansas lawmakers specifically targeting drag enthusiasts and trans Arkansans.

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Jacqueline Froelich is an investigative reporter and news producer for <i>Ozarks at Large.</i>
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