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Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2019: Fenton Bailey, Seana McKenna and more

Today on q: RuPaul's Drag Race producer Fenton Bailey, q online columnist Elamin Abdelmahmoud, stage actor Seana McKenna, musician Emmanuel Jal.
RuPaul's Drag Race producer Fenton Bailey, stage actor Seana McKenna, musician Emmanuel Jal. (Getty Images, Cylla von Tiedemann, Vivian Rashotte/CBC)

Today on q, with guest host Angeline Tetteh-Wayoe:

  • RuPaul's Drag Race producer Fenton Bailey discusses the beginnings of the show, how it helped bring drag culture into the mainstream and his new documentary, Liberty: Mother of Exiles
  • Our online columnist Elamin Abdelmahmoud takes a look at how teens are using a new TikTok trend to call out abusive and predatory behaviour. 
  • Stage actor Seana McKenna talks about how her new play Yaga is a 'socially conscious fairy tale' that expands on the aging woman archetype. 
  • Musician Emmanuel Jal opens up about his earliest memories of being a child soldier and how songwriting has helped him escape the trauma of his past.

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