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Drag Kings

The Beard Trend Crosses Gender Boundaries

Aimee Heckel | Posted 04.05.2014 | Weird News
Aimee Heckel

Three years ago, I declared the amusing novelty of facial hair was on its way out. I was so violently wrong.

NYC Drag King Legend Hosting Huge Event

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 03.06.2014 | Gay Voices

Murray Hill is a legend in the New York nightlife scene, having been actively performing, hosting and living his drag king persona for over a decade. ...

James Nichols

Goldie Peacock, Drag Artist And Performer

HuffingtonPost.com | James Nichols | Posted 03.25.2014 | Gay Voices

This is the fourteenth installment in an ongoing series that explores drag culture and the nightlife scene in Brooklyn, N.Y. Over the past several yea...

James Nichols

K.James And Pussy Diet, Members Of Switch N' Play Drag Collective

HuffingtonPost.com | James Nichols | Posted 04.17.2014 | Gay Voices

This is the ninth installment in an ongoing series that explores drag culture and the nightlife scene in Brooklyn, N.Y. Over the past several years, f...

Southern, Queer, Beautiful, and a Total Pageant Queen (Part 2)

Matthew Terrell | Posted 02.19.2014 | Gay Voices
Matthew Terrell

Competitors come with troupes of handlers and backup performers. When a queen is fully tucked and sewed in, she needs help mounting all of the opulent looks in store for the evening; and the more backup dancers you have, the more you can impress the judges.

Dragging Out My Mustache (VIDEO)

Joanne Spataro | Posted 06.29.2013 | Gay Voices
Joanne Spataro

My most beloved mustache-wearing activity is drag karaoke. Singing as a 1970s man who likes to meet other men in meat trucks on New York City piers is thrilling. It is my homage to the LGBT peeps who Travolta-armed at Studio 54 into the early hours. It's all done with love.

Meet South Africa's First Drag King Troupe

The Huffington Post | Glennisha Morgan | Posted 02.25.2013 | Gay Voices

Beyonce’s 2008 hit “If I Were A Boy” and Ciara’s 2007 hit “Just Like A Boy” were expressive tracks that explored and criticized masculinit...

Performing Masculinity: A Look Into The World Of Drag Kings

The Huffington Post | JR Tungol | Posted 11.14.2012 | Gay Voices

Drag queens have been serving up "charisma, uniqueness, nerve and talent" for audiences for years but with the debut of the reality television competi...

Characteristics of a Transgender Person

Chris Tina Bruce | Posted 03.05.2012 | Gay Voices
Chris Tina Bruce

It is highly likely that you have passed a transgender person on the street, at the grocery store, in the bank, at the gym, and, yes, even in a public restroom, without even knowing that that person was transgender.