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Loved by the queen of drag queens

DerekPlease.com was featured in an extended segment on Episode 54 of the Emmy-winning icon's hit podcast. The feature occured after Derek was approached by the podcast's cutting edge production company, The Paragon Collective.

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Cited by the iconic Internet pioneer

A DerekPlease.com blog post was quoted in a September 5th, 2017 Yahoo! Style article written by Sabrina Rojas Weiss.

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Content used by the iconic publication

Billboard Magazine, the source behind the Hot 100 singles and Billboard 200 albums charts, used multimedia exclusively obtained by DerekPlease.com

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Video used by America's #1 radio provider

An @DerekPlease video tweet exclusively broke the story of Britney Spears paying tribute to the Las Vegas tragedy victims. It was prominently featured in a iHeart Radio blog post.

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Blogworthy content

Popular and established entertainment blog JustJared has shared photo and video content exclusively obtained by DerekPlease.com

Quoted by this leading newspaper

DerekPlease.com Writer + CEO Derek was quoted in a 2017 article written by Sharyn Jackson. It appeared in the print edition.

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Content used by NBC affiliate

Photo and video content exclusively obtained by DerekPlease.com was broadcast and blogged by NBC television affiliate KPRC 2 Houston.

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Cover Star

An in-depth interview and photoshoot with Derek was the cover story for a special Pride Month print edition of Twin Cities Gay Scene magazine. 

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Cover Star

Derek has been interviewed on the front cover of Minnesota's syndicated ABC Newspapers Entertainment section twice. Once for his YouTube Partner program success, and a second time for the release of his popular debut dance-pop album, Flakes


Journalism

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Lead Writer

Derek is a Lead Writer at Twin Cities Gay Scene, an all-digital LGBTQ+ magazine based in Minneapolis-St. Paul, Minnesota. His columns, celebrity interviews, and concert reviews are local favorites shared with pop culture fans globally.


Radio

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Celebrity Guest

Derek has appeared numerous times as celebrity co-host of the storied KFAI radio program "Fresh Fruit," America's longest running LGBTQ+ radio broadcast. 


Celebrity Spokesperson

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Derek has been a celebrity spokesperson and brand representative for all-natural beauty brand Beauty Kitchen by Heather Marianna since 2012. DerekPlease.com content has been featured on Heather's blog several times. 


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Market Partner

Derek is proud to offer naturally-based Monat haircare. Message @DerekPlease on Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, or Twitter for a fun and free consultation from the man himself!


Brand Representative

Derek was a brand representative for Tyra Beauty, a unique makeup line created by iconic supermodel Tyra Banks.