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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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at Bally's Las Vegas, Chippendale performers from Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino, superstar female impersonators from Frank Marino's Divas Las Vegas at Imperial Palace and world-famous hypnotist Anthony Cools from Paris Las Vegas were on hand to add to the Vegas-centric fashion celebration.
And he has found the female impersonators to be the most popular draw.
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.
At its peak in the 50's and 60's, however, Finocchio's provided a livelihood for many talented female impersonators and helped make San Francisco a mecca for gay people, specifically the North Beach section of the city, where several restaurants and another gay nightclub, the Beige Room (whose star was T.
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.
This morning, many Massachusetts woodlots are being occupied by female impersonators, seductively clicking, clucking and purring.