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It’s All Love: Sorry, Met Gala, the Love Ball Is the Invite We Really Want to Score | The Glow Up | The Root

The category is: LOVE. There’s camp, and then there’s camp, honey—and, as evidenced by this year’s Met Gala, not everyone...

The category is: LOVE.

There’s camp, and then there’s camp, honey—and, as evidenced by this year’s Met Gala, not everyone gets it. But as Lena Waithe pointed out that night, the LGBTQ community has always gotten it—in fact, she maintains that black drag queens and the ballroom culture they and their brown counterparts birthed is the genesis of what we now recognize as “camp.”

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