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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For this article, I draw from empirical materials that I gleaned while engaging in my research and drag king performance.
Pude ver isso claramente nesse fim de semana, quando fizemos o atelier drag king.
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.
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.
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.
I had the pleasure of getting Leslie Feinberg's first novel, Drag King Dreams, in galleys and it wasn't paginated.
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?
JUDITH HALBERSTAM, theorist; author, with Del LaGrace Volcano, of The Drag King Book (Serpent's Tail).
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.