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 kings are mostly female performance artists who dress in masculine drag for acts, generally laden with male gender stereotypes.
For this article, I draw from empirical materials that I gleaned while engaging in my research and drag king performance.
We sat on a panel in Winnipeg, Canada, on hip-hop and racism--hip-hop, drag kings, and racism.
Quando eu fui a Londres, em 1996, e la as pessoas ja tomavam testosterona, tinham barba etc., nos festivais eu vi pela primeira vez as competicoes drag king. Entao, o primeiro atelier drag king que eu fiz foi em Londres.
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.
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.
The catalyst which brought the hermaphrodyke phenomenon from the shadows to the light is the Drag King club scene in San Francisco and London.
"Dress Codes" consisted of visual art, video, film, performance and educational programs (which included makeup seminars for male cross-dressers and an all day "Drag King" workshop for female-to-male cross-dressers led by performance artist Dianne Torr), a cross-dressing reading room, and three Saturday evenings of "Fear and Clothing" theater.