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WATCH: Drag queen Jackie Beat tells people to 'f***ing speak up'

This is not the first time Beat has gotten political

WATCH: Drag queen Jackie Beat tells people to 'f***ing speak up'
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Jackie Beat imploring people to speak up

With everything going on in the world right now, drag figure Jackie Beat has a message.

In a minute-long video posted to Instagram and Facebook, Beat encourages everyone to have courage and speak up. Especially now.

Beat prefaces the video with this message:

‘This goes out to all my LGBTQ brothers & sisters – especially those with any level of fame… It’s time to speak your mind. This is NOT “business as usual.” I understand avoiding politics, but this goes beyond mere politics. This is about humanity & decency. So, FUCKING SPEAK UP. What are you waiting for?’

Donning some great black and pink make-up, the drag queen says ‘this is the difference between right and wrong’.

Below is the full transcript of her statement:

Hey everybody, it’s me, Jackie Beat. I just want to put this out there. I feel like there’s a lot of openly gay performers, artists, singers, and some transgender individuals who have not really taken a stand on this whole fucking Trump thing. And I just want to put it out there to be courageous. This is the difference between right and wrong, that’s all. So you are not alienating anybody and you may think, ‘Oh, I’m just going to avoid politics.’ What the fuck for? Say something. Let people know what you’re all about and what you really believe in.

These are some wise words.

This is not the first time Beat has gotten political, either.

Last May, Beat appeared in a music video targeting North Carolina’s bathroom bill.


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