Some Bloomington residents are raising concerns about an upcoming gay pride celebration because one of the drag queens who was booked for an “all-ages” performance appears to be an amateur porn star who worships Satan.
The city’s August 14 Pride event will feature performances from several drag queens, including a “story hour and show” with Martina Marraccino. Children are the usual target audience of “drag queen story hours” and an advertisement for the event says “all ages” are welcome.
Marraccino’s public Facebook page, listed under the name “The Lady Martina,” includes several pictures of him stripping. On his personal page, Marraccino asked his friends last month to donate to The Satanic Temple for his birthday and followed that up with a “Hail Satan” post.
Becky Strohmeier, a concerned resident who runs the Bloomington Patriots group, discovered that Marraccino appears to perform under the name Adam Divine as well. A Twitter profile with that name consists of “nearly 100% gay pornography,” according to Strohmeier. Read more…