Los Angeles: Vogue protests for O’Shae Sibley at gas station

West Coast ballroom community gathers in L.A. to honor O’Shae Sibley, who died voguing at a Brooklyn gas station. NYPD further arrests a 17-year-old who turned himself in friday, suspected for second-degree murder. Vogue, born in Harlem’s ballroom scene, becomes a powerful protest, and this Nationwide movement sparked by Malik Miyake Mugler’s viral post emphasizes unity. Vogue and ballroom culture gain mainstream attention through TV and BeyoncĂ©’s album “Renaissance.” BeyoncĂ© shows support, amplifying the message of celebrating Black queerness and safety. These protests unite those who found belonging in the ballroom scene. In Los Angeles, dancers take to the streets, inviting drivers to join. Gas pumps transform from a place of sorrow to a symbol of resilience.

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