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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I also reflect on my experience performing drag king urban planner, Toby Sharp.
Sabemos que os ateliers drag kings sao centrais no que voce tem pensado.
In the same section, Bobby Noble s essay on the history of drag kings in Toronto suggests that marginalized groups can perform, and thereby undercut, traditional masculinity.
YOU KNOW, THE PROFESSOR SAID THERE'S A WHOLE LOT OF US OUT THERE-TRAN- SEXUALS BISEXUALS, CROSS DRESSERS, EUNUCHS, DRAG QUEENS, DRAG KINGS, AND EVEN DRAG COMMONERS.
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.
With entries that run the gamut from entertainer Lady Gaga to Egyptian women's rights activist Engy Ayman Ghozlan, from female action heroes to drag kings, and from international abortion laws to the Campaign for Female Education in Africa, this extensive reference work lives up to its title, offering a whirlwind journey around the globe for a sweeping glance at women in today's world.
During a special "Twilight"-saga inspired show tonight at Lane Community College, vampire drag kings and queens vant to suck your vallets.
Drag kings and queens, bi- and transsexuals, lesbians, gays and straights--these do not each correlate to theatrical performances of or by "men" and "women.
Among the details are undoing the sex/gender binary, lesbianism meets male gay theory, locating drag king scenes, London drag kings, surpassing black masculinities through drag, and drag kings in mainstream media Sex and the City and The L Word.
Drag Kings are a presentation of female masculinity, but they are not necessarily linked to any other presentation--Butch, for example--and have their own set of ways of being, presenting and performing in the world.
He does not use gender in a playful way, as Gerestant or other drag kings might, but rather explores real stories through characterization.