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You May Know About Drag Queens.. But Do You Know Your Drag King History?

Over the past several years the success of “RuPaul’s Drag Race” has brought drag queens into mainstream consciousness in a way they’ve never before, thereby ushering in a new era of drag culture and creating a slew of drag queen celebrities. But what about drag kings? Male impersonation and the performance of being male have a rich history, but in today’s drag queen-heavy climate, the kings have, in some ways, fallen to the wayside.
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