Speed Date with ‘Canada’s Drag Race’ star Tynomi Banks

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Drag star Tynomi Banks talks with Xtra about her work with Black Lives Matter, her upcoming music and what she’s been up to since Canada’s Drag Race—plus some advice for aspiring queens.

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