drag king


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drag king

A woman who wears the clothing and assumes the demeanor of a male, especially as part of an exaggerated performance piece. The mother of two performs with a drag king troupe on the weekends, much to the bemusement of some of her more conservative friends.
See also: drag, king
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In the second half of the article, I reflect on my experience performing drag king 'tool' for urban change Toby Sharp in the Dirty Plotz Cabaret as a strategy to critique the race and gender politics of exclusionary arts-led revitalisation (Mclean, 2013).
We sat on a panel in Winnipeg, Canada, on hip-hop and racism--hip-hop, drag kings, and racism.
Creio que meu primeiro drag king e Shelley Mars, que interpreta Martin, que faz strip teases num bar lesbico num filme de Monika Treut chamado Virgin machine (7).
Female-to-male transgender person Bobby Noble frames detailed accounts of Toronto's three drag king "waves.
And another 'racer,' Pandora Boxx in an intercut interview during her photo session, says that she "feels more like a drag king than a man" in her male drag (RDR 2010).
Braziel deciphers Dred as drag queen and drag king, exploring the stereotypes of black masculinities and how they can be reconfigured as femininity within the diaspora.
For those readers waiting for the Drag King punch line, here's the point: MtF transgender performers are often excluded from the festivals Hayes chronicles because they are not "womyn-born-womyn.
8220;Come ready to be touched, changed, violated and possibly offended,” drag King Richard Tyler the III begins, “It's going to be our most outrageous show yet.
She does this by exploring the issue in Leslie Feinberg's 2006 novel, Drag King Dreams.
Surrounded by an eclectic and colourful crowd of cisgendered and transgendered folks, queer parties' attendees will be served--in season--burlesque shows with a feminist take on body representation, trashy drag king and queen performances, humour noir inspired sketch and comedy by notorious local queer performers, live music and overall subversive fun.
In English, in addition to the default designations "woman," "man," "girl" and "boy," there is a profusion of carefully-parsed gender and sexual-orientation terms: lesbian, gay, bi-sexual, transsexual, queer, straight, femme, butch, top, bottom, drag queen, drag king, and so on.
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.
In the writing of her piece 'Grease cowboy fever: Or, the making of Johnny T', K Bradford engaged with her work as a Drag King through both her daily persona, with almost schizophrenic interjections from her Drag King persona, Johnny T.
Diyaa MilDred Gerestant, a Haitian-American, queer (1) performing artist, made her name as Drag King Dred.