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'''Drag Kings''' (also called male impersonators) are people (usually [[cisgender]] [[women]]) who [[cross-dress]] in [[masculine]] clothing, usually in order to perform and entertain others. Drag Kings are associated with [[Sexual Orientation|lesbian]] culture, particularly [[butches]], although not all Drag Kings consider themselves homosexual.
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'''Drag Kings''' (also called male impersonators) are individuals who [[Transvestite|cross dress]] in [[Masculinity|masculine]] clothing, typically personifying male stereotype, in order to perform and entertain others. Drag Kings are associated with [[Sexual Orientation|lesbian]] culture, particularly [[butches]], although not all Drag Kings consider themselves homosexual.
   
 
Drag Kings were once considered an example of [[transmasculinity]], and since the creation of a wider vocabulary surrounding gender some Drag Kings may now identify as [[trans men]], [[genderqueer]] and/or [[non-binary]].
 
Drag Kings were once considered an example of [[transmasculinity]], and since the creation of a wider vocabulary surrounding gender some Drag Kings may now identify as [[trans men]], [[genderqueer]] and/or [[non-binary]].
   
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==See also==
The feminine equivalent of Drag Kings are [[Drag Queens]].
 
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[[Drag Queen]], male performance artists who cross dress in feminine clothing in a exaggerated sense for performance.
 
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Latest revision as of 21:02, 24 March 2021

Drag Kings (also called male impersonators) are individuals who cross dress in masculine clothing, typically personifying male stereotype, in order to perform and entertain others. Drag Kings are associated with lesbian culture, particularly butches, although not all Drag Kings consider themselves homosexual.

Drag Kings were once considered an example of transmasculinity, and since the creation of a wider vocabulary surrounding gender some Drag Kings may now identify as trans men, genderqueer and/or non-binary.

See also

Drag Queen, male performance artists who cross dress in feminine clothing in a exaggerated sense for performance.