Is Nickelodeon Featuring a Drag Queen for Pride Month?

Viral social media posts claim Nickelodeon shared videos of a drag queen:

This claim is correct: The children’s television network created an original song for Pride Month titled “The Meaning of Pride.” The song is performed by drag queen Nina West, the stage name of Andrew Levitt, who rose to fame on the drag television show RuPaul’s Drag Race. The video with Levitt has been shared by Nickelodeon on the company’s YouTube channel, Instagram, and TikTok. Levitt also made an appearance on Blue’s Clues & You to promote Pride Month awareness. 

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