Tag Archive | Drag Kings

UK: New drag kings rewriting the rules of masculinity

UK: New drag kings rewriting the rules of masculinity

Carefully painting in sharp cheekbones and heavy eyebrows before applying a moustache and a final sprinkling of glitter, Jen Powell slowly transforms into male alter-ego, Adam All, ahead of a performance at a London club. Powell is among a growing number of drag kings – mostly female or transgender performers playing exaggerated male characters – […]

EILE Podcast #7: Vancouver Pride Special

EILE Podcast #7: Vancouver Pride Special

EILE Magazine‘s Jenny Butler recently travelled to Vancouver to find out about the city’s two pride festivals; Vancouver Pride and East Side Pride. There, she found out about the history of the Canadian pride movement as well as speaking to those behind the festivals, including the vibrant and community-conscious drag scene that the city holds […]