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The Daily Recap - 6th September 2021

Trans Icon Kylie Sonique Love Makes History on RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars

The U.S version of 'RuPaul's Drag Race' has crowned its first trans woman queen.

Over the weekend Kylie Sonique Love was crowned the winner of Season 6 of RuPaul's Drag All Stars.

Kylie Sonique Love with her scepter after winning Drag Race All Stars. Source: Instagram

She is the second trans woman in the entire Drag Race franchise to be crowned a winner.

Not only is Miss Kylie now in the Drag Race Hall of Fame, but thanks to her win she's also brought home a cash prize of $100,000.

This isn't the first time Kylie's made history on RuPaul's Drag Race; in 2010 she came out as transgender during the Season 2 reunion making her the first contestant to come out as trans on the show.

Anyway, big congratulations to Kylie Sonique Love and the entire cast on RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars - THIS HAS BEEN SUCH AN INCREDIBLE SEASON!

ABBA Release Their First Album in 40 Years

The famous Swedish group ABBA are back and they have brought new music into the world for the first time in 40 years.

Although ABBA's latest album, 'Voyage,' isn't set to be released until November 5th 2021; the band have already released two songs from the album.

To celebrate this exciting release Agnetha, Björn, Benny and Anni-Frid are also coming together to perform a holographic live show in London.

Using motion capture technology, during the concert members of ABBA will look like they haven't aged since 1979. Source: Twitter

"Thank you for waiting," the band wrote on Twitter, "ABBA Voyage is the concert we've always wanted to perform for our fans."

The concert will be held at a purpose-built arena in London's Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park on May 27 2022.

Tickets go on sale 10am (UK time) on Tuesday 7th September.

Dating App BUMBLE has Created a Relief Fund for People Seeking Abortions in Texas

The state of Texas now has the most restrictive abortion laws in America.

Starting from September, people that are more than 6 weeks pregnant cannot legally seek an abortion in the state.

'Ban off our bodies' protest in Texas. Source: New York Times

TNWC's fave dating app, BUMBLE, has created a relief fund for those in Texas in need of an abortion.

"Bumble is woman-founded and women-led, and from day one we’ve stood up for the most vulnerable," a Bumble representative wrote on social media, "the funds will go towards organisations that support women’s reproductive rights."

Bumble also used its platform to highlight several pro choice organisations that are in desperate need of funds including the National Network of Abortion Funds, The Brigid Alliance, Repro Legal Defense Fund, Lilith Fund, Fund Texas Choice and the Frontera Fund.

Lady Gaga Breaks Spotify Records with Latest Remix Album

Our fave pop icon, Lady Gaga, is back back BACK AGAIN and is already breaking more records.

Her latest remix album, 'Dawn of Chromatica,' is a remix of her award winning 2020 album 'Chromatica.'

The album features an array of guest performers including Charli XCX, Rina Sawayama and world-renowned drag superstar Pabllo Vittar.

Dawn of Chromatica album cover. Source: Spotify

After only being released 3 days ago, the album has already been played over 8 million times on Spotify.

This is the biggest debut for a remix album in Spotify history.

"I invite you to dance to this album in celebration of young artists all over the world," Lady Gaga wrote on social media, "artists who see the world, feel the world, and put that feeling into something bigger than all of us: music."

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