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The State Dept. is funding drag shows in Ecuador to promote 'diversity and inclusion' with taxpayer money

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The U.S. Department of State is funding drag shows in Ecuador with taxpayer money in order to promote "diversity and inclusion," according to a report from Fox News.

The report cited a grant listed on a government spending website for $20,000 given to a non-profit organization called the Centro Ecuatoriano Norteamericano. The CEN would use the money to organize 12 "drag theater performances" as well as three workshops and a 2-minute documentary.

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