drag king

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drag king

A female performance artist who dresses in masculine clothing, creating exaggerated male gender stereotypes or impersonating a male celebrity (e.g., Elvis Presley) as part of her routine.
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Charity Marsh's essay on "gangsta" rap and Bobby Noble's piece on drag kings are notable exceptions.
Drag Kings are not just being theorised, they perform every Wednesday or Friday night, (44) they star in music videos.
He does not use gender in a playful way, as Gerestant or other drag kings might, but rather explores real stories through characterization.
Transgenders can include a number of sub-categories which, among others, include transsexuals, cross-dressers, transvestites, consciously androgynous people, drag kings and drag queens.
Anderson, a tall and pillowy woman of Jamaican descent, produces and directs Drag Kings, Sluts & Goddesses, a Boston-based theatre production run by lesbian/bi women of color.
It is a creature out of its element, like the two main characters; Daryl, an artist who has come home from London after losing her way as an artist, and teenager Ani, a petrol pump attendant who lives in a private world of drag kings and Elvis impersonators.
He also shot in lesbian bars, and those two women sitting at the bar, drinking--that's when the money gets slipped into the net stocking by one of the drag kings.
As part of its ongoing bid to encourage grassroots motorsports in the UAE, Yas Marina Circuit is offering would-be drag kings participation for Dh400, with cash prizes ranging from Dh5,000 for third place, Dh10,000 for second, and Dh15,000 for the winner up for grabs.
In addition, because there cannot be Pride without a drag show, both drag kings and queens will be taking the stage.
The exhibition begins with Opie's breakthrough series of drag kings (including herself as the subject of Bo) mugging for the camera and concludes several floors up with a rainbow flag flying.