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Cross-Dressing Eurovision Singer Takes Stand Against Discrimination


Cross-Dressing Eurovision Singer Takes Stand Against Discrimination
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"Conchita Wurst" is Austria's chosen contestant for next year's Eurovision Song Contest. But the cross-dressing singer, who proudly wears short dresses, long hair, and a beard, has provoked controversy in some European countries, particularly in Belarus, where a campaigner wants to have the song contest banned from television. In this interview via Skype with RFE/RL's Claire Bigg, Wurst she wants to convey a message of tolerance.

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