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The term "drag" refers to the performance of masculinity, femininity or other forms of gender expression. Wikipedia

  • Drag king

    Individual or group routine. A typical drag show may incorporate dancing, acting, stand-up comedy and singing, either live or lip-synching to pre-recorded tracks. Wikipedia

  • Person who disrupts or "bends" expected gender roles. Bending expected gender roles may also be called a genderfuck. Wikipedia

  • Bakla

    Person who was assigned male at birth and has adopted a feminine gender expression. They are often considered a third gender. Wikipedia

  • Drag queen

    Person, usually male, who uses drag clothing and makeup to imitate and often exaggerate female gender signifiers and gender roles for entertainment purposes. Historically, most drag queens have been men dressing as women. Wikipedia

  • In Thailand, as elsewhere, one can find several different gender roles, identities and diverse visual markers of masculinity and femininity. Growing in Thailand and support is growing. Wikipedia

  • Wild Side Story

    Parody musical that originated in 1973 as a drag show on the gay scene of Miami Beach, soon developed there into an underground happening for mixed audiences, and up until 2004 was performed hundreds of times in Florida, Sweden, California and Spain. Descending from a musical family, Swedish-American producer, author and entertainment director Lars Jacob went to Florida at the age of 22 to work as a desk clerk at the Doral Hotel, and there part-time also continued his recent Swedish career as a disc jockey. Wikipedia

  • Annual contest for drag kings held in San Francisco, California and founded by performer and producer, Fudgie Frottage. Biggest drag king contest in the world, and the longest running drag king competition in the U.S. The related International Drag King Community Extravaganza is the largest drag king performance event in the world but not a contest. Wikipedia

  • Ball culture

    Ball culture, drag ball culture, the house-ballroom community, the ballroom scene or ballroom culture and similar terms describe a young African-American and Latin American underground LGBTQ+ subculture that originated in New York City, in which people "walk" (i.e., compete) for trophies, prizes, and glory at events known as balls. Ball culture consists of events that mix performance, dance, lip-syncing, and modeling. Wikipedia

  • Developed form of pageantry for female impersonators, drag queens and trans women, styled after traditional beauty pageants or contests for cisgender women. It has also evolved into a pageantry for male impersonators, drag kings and trans men. Wikipedia

  • Drag show

    Form of entertainment performed by drag artists impersonating men or women. Typically, a drag show involves performers singing or lip-synching to songs while performing a pre-planned pantomime or dancing. Wikipedia

  • BenDeLaCreme

    Stage persona of Benjamin Putnam, an American drag queen, burlesque performer, and actor based in Seattle, Washington. Known for being a contestant on the sixth season of RuPaul's Drag Race and the third season of RuPaul's Drag Race: All Stars. She is also known for her solo shows Ready To Be Committed, Terminally Delightful, Inferno A-Go-Go and Cosmos, and as co-creator and host of burlesque revues Freedom Fantasia and Homo for the Holidays. Wikipedia

  • Honey Davenport

    American drag performer, singer, songwriter, actor and activist. Longtime fixture of the New York City nightlife scene and came to international attention as a contestant on season 11 of RuPaul's Drag Race. Wikipedia

  • Term for a girl or woman who chooses to dress and behave in a traditionally feminine style, such as wearing pink, using make-up, using perfume, dressing in skirts, dresses and blouses, and talking about relationships and other activities which are associated with the traditional gender role of a girl. Sometimes used as a term of disdain, it can also be used in a more positive way, particularly when exploring one of a range of gender positions. Wikipedia

  • Transgender in China

    Overarching term to describe persons whose gender identity/expression differs from what is typically associated with the gender they were assigned at birth. Academic discipline in the 1990s, it is difficult to apply transgender to Chinese culture in a historical context. Wikipedia

  • LGBT rights organization based in Washington, DC working to ensure that classrooms, communities, and workplaces were safe places for every person to learn, grow, and succeed, whether or not they conform to expectations for masculinity or femininity. Active from 1995 to 2009. Wikipedia

  • Appreciation of others.” The events, usually geared for children aged 3–11, are hosted by drag queens who read children’s books, and engage in other learning activities in public libraries. Seen as unconventional as the libraries are usually more reserved, and the queens traditionally are associated with bars and nightlife. Wikipedia

  • Whipping Girl

    2007 book by gender theorist, biologist, and writer Julia Serano. Transfeminist manifesto which makes the case that transphobia is rooted in sexism and that transgender activism is a feminist movement. Wikipedia

  • Travesti (gender identity)

    Used in Latin American countries—especially South American—to designate people who have been assigned male sex at birth, but develop a gender identity according to different expressions of femininity. Initially a pejorative term but has been reclaimed by Argentinian and Peruvian travesti activists. Wikipedia

  • Faux queen

    Drag queen who identifies as a cisgender woman, a transgender man, or as a nonbinary person who was assigned female at birth ("AFAB"). These performers are generally indistinguishable from the more common cisgender male or transgender (MTF) drag queens in artistic style and techniques. Wikipedia

  • List of drag kings, sometimes known as male impersonators, drag performers, or drag artists. Person, who dresses in masculine clothes and hides their regular features for special occasions, often to perform, entertain, or engage in social activism. Wikipedia

  • Lesbian who displays female butchness or traditional "masculinity", as opposed to a stone femme. Identification with the terms is not necessarily dependent upon the person's physical appearance or gender expression, or upon the identity of a partner. Popularized by Leslie Feinberg in her 1993 novel Stone Butch Blues, which describes the protagonist's explorations of the lesbian community. Wikipedia

  • Queen (slang)

    Term used to refer to a flamboyant or effeminate gay man. The term can either be pejorative or celebrated as a type of self-identification. Wikipedia

  • Otokonoko

    Japanese term for men who adopt a culturally feminine gender expression, usually through cross-dressing or crossplay. Play on the word 男の子 , which is also pronounced otokonoko; in the slang term, the kanji for child (子) is substituted with daughter/girl (娘). Wikipedia

  • Katya Zamolodchikova

    Drag persona of Brian Joseph McCook, an American drag queen, actor, author, recording artist, and comedian. Best known for placing fifth on the seventh season of RuPaul's Drag Race and placing as runner-up on the second season of RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars, as well as for appearing in the World of Wonder web series UNHhhh and the Viceland series The Trixie & Katya Show with co-host and fellow season 7 alum Trixie Mattel. Wikipedia

  • Sexual orientation

    Enduring pattern of romantic or sexual attraction to persons of the opposite sex or gender, the same sex or gender, or to both sexes or more than one gender. Sometimes identified as the fourth category. Wikipedia

  • Concept that language can function as a form of social action and have the effect of change. The concept has multiple applications in diverse fields such as anthropology, social and cultural geography, economics, gender studies (social construction of gender), law, linguistics, performance studies, history, management studies and philosophy. Wikipedia

  • Murray Hill (performer)

    New York City comedian and drag king entertainer. Entertainer persona of Busby Murray Gallagher, although this persona is maintained even in private settings. Wikipedia

  • Canadian reality television series, which premiered in 2018 on OutTV. Created and hosted by Tracey Erin Smith, directed by Charlie David, and produced by Border2Border, the series centres on a group of aspiring drag performers learning the craft in Canada's only "drag school" program. Wikipedia

  • 2019 New York law which added gender identity and gender expression to the state's human rights and hate crimes laws as protected classes; banned discrimination in employment, housing, and public accommodations based on gender identity and gender expression; and provided enhanced penalties for bias-motivated crimes. First introduced in 2003. Wikipedia


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  • It had a number of firsts for the group: it was the first Stones recording to feature brass horns and the back-cover photo on the original US picture sleeve depicted the group satirically dressed in drag.The Rolling Stones-Wikipedia
  • Drag is clothing and makeup worn on special occasions for performing or entertaining, unlike those who are transgender or who cross-dress for other reasons.Transgender-Wikipedia
  • In May 1945, after a comedic performance for his shipmates in which he was dressed in drag, his commanding officers became upset.Lenny Bruce-Wikipedia
  • His most prominent characters developed at this time were Paul Calf, a stereotypical working class Mancunian, and his sister Pauline, played by Coogan in drag.Steve Coogan-Wikipedia
  • In 1984, Berle appeared in drag in the video for "Ratt_song)">Round and Round" by the 1980s metal band Ratt (his nephew Marshall Berle was then their manager).Milton Berle-Wikipedia
  • Flair once again intervened (this time in drag to avoid revealing his presence) and managed to cost Vader the match by getting himself carried by Hogan as he touched all four turnbuckle pads.Big Van Vader-Wikipedia

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