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Get Ready With Me: Mari Con Carne on the Importance of Supporting the LGBTQ+ Community
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Get Ready With Me: Mari Con Carne on the Importance of Supporting the LGBTQ+ Community

Drag queen Mari Con Carne leads us through their makeup routine while discussing the issues that the drag and LGBTQ+ communities face today.

Get ready with Mari Con Carne, a drag queen based in Washington, D.C., who advocates for women and queer individuals through community-based action. As they go through their makeup routine, Mari Con Carne discusses the misconceptions of drag, the dangers that children face in school, and the importance of supporting the LGBTQ+ community.

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Author

J. Egler

Policy Analyst

Producers

Hai-Lam Phan

Senior Director, Creative

Ala Al Sadi

Former Video Producer

Toni Pandolfo

Video Producer, Production

Charlie Schuyler

Video Intern

Team

LGBTQI+ Policy

The LGBTQI+ Policy team provides timely, strategic resources on policy issues affecting LGBTQI+ communities.

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