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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Drag king by night, clinical psychologist by day, Sevelius is a professional at both.
DRAG AFICIONADOS FROM AROUND the globe ventured to Winnipeg, Manitoba, last month for the Seventh Annual International Drag King Extravaganza (IDKE).
The drag king alter ego of activist Maryanne Cassera, Johnny Mozzarella is a hip-swiveling ladies' man out to change the world one performance at a time.
There are pieces in this anthology that examine race in the context of drag and essays that seek to explain how drag kings are quite fundamentally different from drag queens.
Today's drag kings like to play with cultural associations.
Drag kings are mostly female performance artists who dress in masculine drag for acts, generally laden with male gender stereotypes.
She is planning a big party and show with drag kings and queens to celebrate the occasion.
And I certainly did not expect to be utterly smitten by Passing Strange, her new lesbian time-travel novella that's full of torch songs and 1930s pulp comics and drag kings and romance and science and magic and Jewish folklore and great old-school San Francisco Italian pizza and sexy Asian dancers taking advantage of white tourists' Orientalist yearnings for "a new slant in entertainment."
Cool bois, hot bois, swaggering bois, shy bois, geek boys, drag kings, leather bois, flannel bois.
The Royal Mile was awash with drag kings and queens, Edinburgh's gay rugby club and choir, the racing sound of motorbikes and a dance float in among thousands of marchers.
They are the 'Night Flowers', an affectionate term that encompasses the loose-knit society of drag kings and queens, club kids, alternative-queer, transgender, goths, fetishists, cabaret and burlesque performers who bloom at night and burn brightly under the neon lights of central London.
The Drag Kings and Drag Queens of Performance module has recently been validated and will be on offer to Year Three undergraduates on performing arts and dance and drama courses from January next year.