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This drag queen crashed UKIP conference to protest racism

Nick Duffy November 23, 2015
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A drag queen was talk of the town at UKIP conference last week, crashing an event where Nigel Farage was due to speak.

Jake Johnstone decided to attend the UK Independence Party party’s No to the EU event in London on Friday, to protest the party’s rhetoric.

However, he decided to do it in style… attending the event in full drag, and video-blogging the entire experience.

The activist became Petunia Harris, the so-called “UKIP Member of Parliament for Bitter End” – who posted videos throughout the event.

She explained to PinkNews: “I attended a UKIP conference in full drag to make a point about the latent homophobia and racism that UKIP promote.

“As you can imagine there was much hostility in the room and I created a series of video blogs whilst I was there.”

Luckily, the MP – who was “very proud to be one of several sluts in that room” – brought some reading to keep her occupied, given the hostile reaction from many attendees. Referring to the all-white crowd of onlookers at the event, she said: “It’s great to see white representation here today. “Pale faces in pale places. Looking forward to Mr Farage coming on… sensing a lot of hostility in the room, but that’s a given. ”

It wasn’t all boring, though – the MP for Bitter End ran into Glenys, a woman dragged along by her UKIP-supporting husband.

Meet Glenys. She’s been dragged here by her husband. Poor cow.

Posted by Jake Johnstone on Friday, November 20, 2015

However, Patricia got slightly bored during Mr Farage’s speech – shouting “bye love” after thirty minutes of listening to him talk about the EU.

Ms Harris doesn’t seem to be getting on with UKIP’s only (other) MP though – revealing that Douglas Carswell has blocked her on Twitter.

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