December 11 2019: Dominican students Evangeline and Lucy are working on a proposal to separate out Drag queens from the current LCSH for Female impersonators.
150 $a Drag Queen
450 $a Queens, Drag
550 $a Female impersonators
670 $a Huffington Post, viewed online December 12, 2019 $b “I do not impersonate females! How many women do you know who wear seven-inch heels, four-foot wigs, and skintight dresses?” He also said, “I don’t dress like a woman; I dress like a drag queen!” $u https://www.huffpost.com/entry/drag-queen-theology_b_175120
670 $a The drag anthology : the absolutely fabulous but flawless customary world of female impersonators $b “Drag’s core elements are performance and parody. Drag exaggerates gendered dress and mannerisms with enough little incongruities to show the “otherness” of the drag artist.” (xv)
670 $a $b Drag : combing through the big wigs of show business
670 $a Encyclopedia Britannica $b “The authenticity of femininity is always undermined by a drag queen’s roughness, which often includes a vulgar stage presence and desire to shock.” $u https://www.britannica.com/topic/drag-queen
680 $a Here are entered works on male-bodied or identified performance artists who perform as women in drag shows or similar events.