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One Million Moms Enraged Over 'Kinky Boots' Macy's Parade Performance: VIDEO

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American Family Association sub-project One Million Moms sent out an action alert to its members today, urging them to voice their disapproval over the fact that Tony Award-winning musical Kinky Boots was allowed to perform in the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, Right Wing Watch reports.

The group's action alert reads:

As a parent and a member of OneMillionMoms.com, I am greatly disappointed in your company's choice to include the "Raise You Up" drag performance during your Thanksgiving Day Parade with millions of children present and watching from home. It is inappropriate to highlight cross-dressing in a sexually charged performance during a traditional family activity. Your blatant agenda and in-your-face message was quite offensive, and Macy's cannot be trusted. Shame on Macy's for promoting this behavior.

It is clear that Macy's does not have my children's best interest in mind. I can no longer trust Macy's Dept. Store. Your company needs to know that trust must be earned and once trust is lost it is difficult to get back.

Your decision was irresponsible, especially at an event when families are watching together. Nothing about this particular performance was family-friendly. The ENTIRE parade should be kid-friendly; not 95% of it! Your company can do better than this.

As Matt Lauer noted in his introduction of the musical, it's about learning to celebrate the differences in each other.

Watch the Kinky Boots performance, AFTER THE JUMP...

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Broadway Musical 'Kinky Boots' Turns a Profit in 30 Weeks

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Producers of Tony Award-winning musical Kinky Boots are kicking up their heels:

Demonstrating once again that winning the Tony Award for best musical is a major asset at the box office, the hit Broadway show Kinky Boots has recouped its initial investment of $13.5 million in a remarkably swift 30 weeks of performances...

...Lead producers Daryl Roth and Hal Luftig confirmed the Broadway recoupment Thursday. The show officially opened at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre on April 4 following a month of previews. It has regularly been playing to capacity houses, grossing around $1.6 million a week thanks to the high volume of premium-priced tickets being sold. The cumulative box office total for the production recently passed the $40 million mark.


Billy Porter Of 'Kinky Boots' Gets Real About Drag, Religion, And Prejudice: VIDEO

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Billy Porter, who recently won the Tony Award for Best Leading Actor in a Musical for "Kinky Boots," appeared on "Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell" on FX to discuss the show, his role as drag queen Lola, and his religious roots. Porter's performance in the Harvey Fierstein/Cyndi Lauper musical proved his dancing, singing, and acting chops, but his discussion with Bell reveals his active political stance and his position at the crux of various civil rights battles.  

Find out Porter's response to the hot button question, "What's harder: being black, or being gay?" AFTER THE JUMP...

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