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Calendar, Night&Day Clothes Minded

Clothes Minded

Clothes Minded Don’t get us wrong, we love us some drag queens, but it’s drag kings we’ve always been obsessed with — the swagger, the bravado, the impeccably glued-on muttonchops. We wrote whole term papers on Boys R’ Us, Mister…
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Calendar, Night&Day … and Happy

… and Happy

The sight of joyful, libidinal, beautiful fat bodies in motion can make interesting things happen. It can make a woman — if inspired by Jukie Sunshine's burlesque, the Phat Fly Girls' complete lack of shame, or Jay Walker's drag kinging…
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Calendar, Night&Day Where the Bois Are

Where the Bois Are

If you think getting all dressed up is just for the queens, prepare to stand corrected. San Francisco actually has a glamorous history of swinging the other way. In the 1940s, dapper drag kings like Butch Minton and Gladys Bentley…
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Calendar, Halloween

Slap Shots

Info:Correction Date: August 7, 1996 Slap Shots By Jack Boulware Pretty Bloody Vacant At a reading and book signing in the Upper Haight's Booksmith for Please Kill Me, the recent oral history of punk rock, co-author Legs McNeil hurled a…
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Drag Kings

The gender bending begins long before drag king Elvis Herselvis takes the stage under the red tinsel at La India Bonita bar. Women stroll the 16th Street and Valencia hideaway in mustaches, suits, ties, and wingtips. Women saunter in perfect…
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