Drag Queen Clothing and Make-up

Drag Queen Clothing and Make-up for a look into the fascinating world of drag queens

Vive la Difference! The world of men and women is completely different – with no overlap. Well…………….

Or is there? Of course there is! There is a continuum between femininity and masculinity is a fluid one, and no one shows that more than drag queens and female impersonators.

Female impersonators are men that dress, make-up and conduct themselves in such a way that they look like women, sometimes they are almost indistinguishable.

Drag Queens take it one step up – and make female impersonation into a art form. The world of drag is complete with pageantry, dance, amazing sewing and costumes, singing, humor and amazement.

I have nothing but the greatest admiration for the these fancy boys that have the courage and skill to leave their apartments carrying a purse and then prance about on a stage. My admiration became fascination when I started watching RuPaul’s Drag Race – which has exposed us to and delighted us with the world of drag;

I hope you enjoy my Webnuggetz on the world of gender benders, and enjoy my suggestions on what to give someone who has a drag queen or drag queen fan in their life.

Ru Paul’s Drag Race

Now on season nine!

February 2, 2009 RuPaul rocked the world by starting Drag Race. Every season approximately twelve queens competed for the honor of being Queen – cash prizes and lots of fame and fortune. The queens perform all kinds of challenges from dance and singing to sewing and we finally found out who had enough “Charisma, Uniqueness, Nerve & Talent” to be chosen as the top drag queen for the country.

I love looking at all the queens, they are so marvelous and talented no matter how far along they got in the competition.

RuPaul’s new season promises to be AMAZING! Frankly, I didn’t think that they could keep coming up with such great queens. Boy, was I wrong. Here you can meet the queens of season nine and check out all the seasons on DVD.

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Drag Queen Makeup Makes the Queens beautiful

A queen’s make-up sequence is another one of the drag world’s secrets. There are many specialized products: here are some basics to get you started. Here are some drag queen makeup specials.

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Drag queens are an international phenomena. There are beautiful drag queens world wide!

Drag Queen Make-Up

Drag Queens spend hours doing their makeup. How Do They Do It? When it comes to the anatomy – they perform cleavage enhancement including cleavage tops – and they “tuck” the other anatomy – a process that sometimes involves duct tape.

Make-Up is Key for the Drag Queen Royalty

This is how those guys get that fabulous face.

Dame Edna

Dame Edna Everage is a British treasure. Amazingly hilarious and creative female impersonator, and you will remember her humor forever.

Drag Queens as Real People: Parents

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Because of their lives as entertainers, and the negative stigma of female impersonators drag queens are often accepted as jokes – but we forget about the human part of them.

This includes being a parent
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Beautiful drama with Alan Cumming and Garett Dillahunt as two gay men – one a closeted straight-laced attorney, another a flamboyant drag queen. They accidentally come into the life of a Down’s syndrome boy who steals their heart. The story is touching, heart-wrenching and bound to leave you with plenty of questions. It is based on the true stories of gay men who have adopted children.

If you don’t shed a tear watching this, you’d better check for a pulse.

Two Extra-Special Long Wigs – Gorgeous Wigs for Gorgeous Drag Queen Outfits

These are high quality wig, and it certainty fits the “big hair” look of the pageant. Also available in blonde, pink and two-tone so you can have a very unique look.

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Drag Queens are Made from their Wigs

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Female Impersonators

I loved these films of female impersonators from the 50’s. It was not accepted, and in one of the videos a MD comes on to discuss with great concern the perverseness.

One of a Kind Drag Queen Treasures from eBay

Creative Coping – a lot of Drag Queens acts come from pain

Many drag queens speak of being abused and bullied because they were different for being gay. For many of them drag is a way of dealing with this – of turning lemons into lemonade. I think this is where the term “fierce” in regards to a queen came from.

Here is more about the art of female impersonating.

Female impersonating has been an art for so long, and yet it is still evolving.

eBay offers fantastic one of a kind drag queen costumes and dresses

eBay is a perfect vehicle if you are looking for gifts for drag queens or affectionados because you can get such odd items there. I looked for large wigs and shoes, and found a source for made to order amazing fancy pageant dresses.

I always look for highly rated sellers with great return policies.

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Camp Humor – Drag under Wraps

The ‘Queens’ of Camp Comedy ‘What A Performance’ – Williams, Grayson, Everett – DISGUSTING!

Another end of the spectrum from the totally out queens at RuPaul’s Drag Race are the campy queens: who did not announce or admit their femininity or homosexuality to anyone, perhaps not even theirselves.

This made for campy humor indeed.

The World is Made More Beautiful by Female Impersonators and Drag Queens

Whether a pageant queen, freaky queen like Sharon Needles, , club girls or the Tammie Brown who is not quite in any group, she can look gorgeous but she makes her mark in quirk.

Teleport Us to Mars!

Wikimedia photo of the fabulous Raja Gemini, win of season three of RuPaul’s season three.

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