An Illinois bakery will host a family-friendly drag show despite being threatened, vandalised and sent a bag of faeces over the planned event.
UpRising Bakery and Cafe owner Corrina Sac told the Chicago Tribune that she planned a child-friendly drag event complete with costumes, dancing, food and a celestial theme.
She described quickly getting backlash against the show because it would be open to people of all ages, including children.
Sac received numerous calls and emails from people voicing their concerns or personally attacking her because of the drag event in Lake in the Hills, Illinois.
Another person came into the store and spit into the bakery case.
Despite the threats and harassment, Sac planned to go ahead with the drag show Saturday (23 July) and wanted to hold more in the future.
It subsequently investigated threats to the bakery and expected there to be protests as well as counter-protests at the drag event. »