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From exploring the term drag queen common labels that break down this word are cross dressers female impersonators she-males and transvestites The most blurring among these epithets are transvestites Drag is under the umbrella of transsexuals yet this binary have two crucial qualities that contrast their differences Drag is like a puppet in society because its support hangs on the threads of entertainment In other words drag is an overt form of expression to the public eye Transvestites are a choice of lifestyle by exploration of gender identity Unlike drag transvestites are often concealed Namaste concludes that within queer theory transgendered people are only looked at observed scrutinized and spoken about 196 What makes transsexuals a misunderstood term is how the similarities overlap with drag For example a transgendered woman could feel a sense of empowerment by dressing up as a drag queen Another step to define drag queens are the multiple roles this figure acts on gay culture Viewing upon the roles drag is part of the traditional sex icon of feminism Fashion takes place as the molding of the sex role From a source Bancraft brings up Gallianos insight He is quite clear though that despite this economic imperative eroticism is fashions primary consideration 148 With fashion displaying eroticism this shines out titillation towards the audienceWithin my research I have discovered that drag queen is much more than just flamboyant hair-dos and powdered faces Having a face code of make-up comes along a campy persona for drag This highlights another role it partakes in society as a comedic figure Jessica Mayrer claims Many rightfully think of drag shows as filled with bawdy humor and hyper-sexual parodies Missoula Independent Previously I mentioned that drag and transsexuals can be one of the same but how can this happen Drag forms an emotional expression for that drag gives out a role of liberation I found this tangible by coming across as A feminine male is
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