Coffee shop owner says minors won’t be part of Valentine’s drag show

Above is a screengrab of a promotion for the upcoming drag show in Warsaw.
By Dan Spalding
News Now Warsaw
WARSAW — Plans for a Valentine’s Day-themed drag show in downtown Warsaw is catching the ire of some conservatives.

News Now Warsaw caught wind of the controversy Saturday and by Sunday, conservative firebrand Monica Boyer had issued a statement to local media.

The event is Saturday night at Courthouse Coffee on the Square and was initially described as a PG-13 show in which children would be welcomed at the discretion of their parents.

Boyer claims the reference to children was removed but is seeking further clarification.

Coffee shop owner Travis McConnell told the Times-Union newspaper Sunday night that plans have been altered and that nobody under the age of 18 will be allowed into the show.

McConnell also said the show is private and that they are not promoting it to the public.

Boyer claims she has seen intense harm to minors who attend drag shows and is deeply troubled by what is happening.

Organizers describe it as Warsaw’s first-ever drag show.

Check out the Times-Union’s full story here.