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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On July 16, Drag Kings, Queens, and allies from all over the world will celebrate this day by going out in drag with their friends or organizing a show to benefit their community.
I have read extensively in my pursuit of the Drag King in his many forms and descriptions, and have come upon many of his (re) presentations.
I had known Gerestant before as Dred, a preeminent drag king in New York City, and a regular at Club Casanova, the first weekly drag king performance night in the country.
When I made S/He in 1995 I had all my women dancers go to Diane Torr's drag king workshop.
Bert's transformation from drunken, self-loathing sop to genius reborn is hard to swallow and fun though it may be, would the entire camp really don their best drag queen and drag king get-ups to celebrate Michael's birthday?
Imagine these three soulful and spiritual Drag King orishas instigating the comedic consequences of a Lesbian couple living out the human drama of love, conflict, and a potential commitment to marriage in a loft apartment in Harlem.
The catalyst which brought the hermaphrodyke phenomenon from the shadows to the light is the Drag King club scene in San Francisco and London.
Whether you're a party boy, surfer girl, businessman, drag king, drag queen, fraternity guy, sorority girl, model, jock, ex-military, sporty-femme, femme fatale, or just plain curious, we'd love to see you at an audition.
Among the topics are soldiers for hire and hegemonic masculinity, rape as a marker and eraser of difference in Darfur and the Nuba Mountains of Sudan, women's stories of healing and rebuilding after the war in El Salvador, and fireman fetishes and Drag King Dreams as queer responses to September 11.
In the following chapters, Noble extends his conceptualization of the politics of incoherence that challenges the hegemonic sex/gender system, to include discussions of the boy as a gender identity offering a vantage point for resisting adult manhood, the drag king performances resignifying masculinity through parody and irony, and queer femmes disrupting the normal abnormally.
I've considered ringing neighbors' doorbells while wearing some drag king outfit, shrilling fabulously, "I'm a lesbian