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    Drag Queenss

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    Queens in the Closet Drag Queens are known as a male transvestite, especially a performer who dresses as a woman to entertain the public; a usually homosexual man who dresses as a woman and performs as an entertainer especially to caricature stereotypically vampish women. After studying this group over the last couple of weeks, it became very opaque that being diverse and not of the norm is not in society’s favor. There are two types of drag queens, such as those who are in the drag industry full time and those who only participate part time. However, they have many similarities. Both groups are involved in drag and are in touch with their sexual identity and orientation. A major part of being a drag queen is about trying to figure out who…

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    Essay On Drag Racing

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    Economic Shift in Drag Racing Drag racing has spread out its economic value and growth since its launch in 1930s. With the evidence of economic shift from one dimension to the other in South California, drag racing is a sport with a worth cause. Consider its economic shift and development across the various states in America and in the world. Drag racing sport bring various persons together from all economic quarters, and has been of great economic value unto the spectators as well as…

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    Cultural Norm In Drag

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    with the world of drag. Drag is a world within a world. Its tradition has been carried on for generations through entertainment and the arts, dating back to Shakespeare and beyond to Ancient Greece. In layman’s terms, drag could be described as the art of a man dressing as a woman for entertainment value. As this cultural phenomenon aged, so did it’s language. Drag speak could indefinitely have its own glossary filled with endless vocabulary words. Being familiar with this language means knowing…

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    In this new day and age, drag culture is becoming more relevant in today’s media, specifically drag queen culture. Queens like Alaska, Aja, Courtney Act, and Bob the Drag Queen have been dominating the media. For example, Trixie Mattel landed a guest appearance in season six of American Horror Story and Adore Delano’s album The After Party had reached #15 in March of 2016 on the iTunes charts. Even older drag queens such as Lady Bunny and Divine are getting more recognition as modern media…

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    Drag Race Study Guide

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    RuPaul’s Drag Race Discuss some of the ways in which the queens challenged normative understandings of sexuality and gender =OR= discuss also how the jocks both perpetuated and challenged normative performances of masculinity. In Drag Race, queens challenge the normative understanding of sexuality and gender. The queens showed so much pride in being drag queens and show that being straight is common, it is not something special. This challenges our understanding of sexuality because most trans…

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    I recently attended A Christmas Wonderland, a drag show made up of some of RuPaul’s most talent drag queens such as; Roxxxy Andrews, Kim Chi, Latrice Royale, Naomi Smalls and many others. This was unlike any drag show I had been to before because instead of being in a small bar with limited seating and dingy lighting, it was in a real performance hall where the Nutcracker was being performed the following week. The first thing I immediately noticed was just how many different kinds of people…

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    RuPaul 's Drag Race is one of many American reality competition television shows that debuted in 2009. The show focuses on drag queens and their ability to showcase their “charisma, uniqueness, nerve and talent” through a variety of challenges: acting, costume construction, modelling, fashion forwardness and more are assessed by a panel of judges, including host and titular drag superstar, RuPaul. Drag queens have always been central to the lgbtq rights movement, tied to the Stonewall riots and…

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    The sport of drag racing is typically a warm weather sport, right? Not if you attend the DragstersForSale.Com 3rd Annual Practice Tree Race Presented by TEAM DFS. Over 150 of the Midwest and Tri-State regions drag racers converged on the VFW Post 1114 in Evansville, IN this past Saturday to try to take home $4500 in prize money in the “Top Bulb” event with the Bottom Bulb Racers chasing over $1500 in prize money. The event brings in racers from all over the Midwest for the chance to win weekend…

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    Rupaul’s Drag Race and the Social Construction of Gender “We’re all born naked, and the rest is drag,” or so drag queen RuPaul Charles’ 2014 single ‘Born Naked’ would have us believe (Charles). Charles, known most commonly by his mononym RuPaul came to prominence with his 1993 pop hit “Supermodel (You Better Work)” and appearances in mainstream films such as The Brady Bunch Movie and television series such as Sabrina the Teenage Witch. In 2009, Charles was approached by LGBT-geared cable…

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    September 27, 2015 around 7:00pm, my life was changed. That Sunday, I went to a Drag Show at Rick’s Café. It was such amazing experience for me. I have never seen a drag show before, but always wanted to see one. I was really excited when I saw a posting about it in MSU Spectrum Facebook group. Also, my friend told me about it, and he really wanted to go to the show but not by himself. Of course, I was game to go to the show with him. When I walked into Rick’s Café, it seemed like the same old…

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