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.
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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).
I started appearing with [performer] Penelope Tuesdae and also I played a fat Elvis at a drag king night called Club Casanova.
Inn is the co-founder and one of the two MCs of the hip-hop drag king group, Momma's Boyz.
MPG: Nesse sentido, foi voce quem criou essa articulacao entre masculinidade, feminismo pos-porno, lesbianidade com os ateliers drag king? Sabemos que os ateliers drag kings sao centrais no que voce tem pensado.
Female-to-male transgender person Bobby Noble frames detailed accounts of Toronto's three drag king "waves." On stage, the kings use irony and ambivalence to (re)constitute whiteness masculinity, diminishing male virility while magnifying vaginal proclivity.
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.
“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.
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 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.
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?