(CAMPUS REFORM) -- Texas A&M’s student group MSC Town Hall will host a drag queen competition featuring RuPaul’s Drag Race’s Monique Hart on February 19 on campus. Students in opposition have started a petition to stop the event.
On Feb. 19, “Queens” who advance from the previous round of auditions are set to take the stage to compete for the title of “Queen of DRAGgieland 2020” in the Texas A&M campus theater. Texas A&M’s student group, MSC Town Hall, and the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender (GLBT) Resource Center of Texas A&M are partnering to host this event.
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Texas A&M has long held the reputation of a “conservative” university due to its military, agricultural and mechanical roots. From 2012 to 2015, Princeton Review ranked Texas A&M as “#1 for conservatives” to attend.