drag queen

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drag queen

Female impersonator, gynemimetic Sexology A ♂ with ♀ affect–often 'overplayed'; a ♂ homosexual and ♀ wannabe, with ♂ genitalia; DQs may take hormones to ↑ breasts, and thus are hormonally, but not surgically “enhanced.” See Transsexuals, Transvestite. Cf Andromimetic.
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And he has found the female impersonators to be the most popular draw.
Taken by latter to a nightclub where female impersonators abound, enraptured Chance drifts backstage.
Feast your lusty eyes on muscle-man displays, eccentric dancers, male and female impersonators, choreographed dog troupes--not to mention dancer and diver Annette Kellerman, whose measurements, compared with those of the Venus de Milo and the goddess Diana, "almost surpass belief" (according to a postcard).
Now it's the turn of Tyneside to experience the eastern flavour of the Lady Boys of Bangkok, probably the world's greatest female impersonators.
DINNER AND A SHOW Guests at the Golden Oldies party for the Community AIDS Network at the Golden Apple chose costumes from their favorite decade, then enjoyed dinner, a cabaret show and appearances by an array of talented female impersonators.
Then again, if you're going to accept the premise that women who look like Toni Collette and Nia Vardalos can successfully impersonate female impersonators, you're probably game to accept anything.
Where the photos that solicit the obduracy of the body tend to focus on the mask, the bow, the shiny dress, the glossy reflection, this image, along with Two female impersonators backstage, N.
Legs were given a final close shave - though, this being a female impersonators event, contestants also took razors to their chins, arms, backs and chests.
Although little published work exists on drag queens (Note 7), Tewksbury's (1993) research on female impersonators and our observations in the transgender community suggest that this group is comprised predominately of gay men who cross-dress on an infrequent basis (see also Altman, 1982).
Founder-director Valery Mikhailovsky feels that contemporary ballerinas have lost the grandeur of style that ballet demands, and no one is more hyperfeminine than female impersonators.
Among the varieties of performers were acrobats, jugglers, ballad singers, magicians, midgets, monologists, animals, family teams, ventriloquists, sharpshooters, mind-readers, dancers, hypnotists, minstrels, contortionists, mimics, and female impersonators.
Fearing for their lives, they flee to the city and hide their identities by working as female impersonators.