Drag Myths Debunked

10 Questions
Drag Myths Debunked

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Drag queens are all transgenders.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Drag is more about the art of performing than it is actually about wanting to be another gender.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    A woman cannot be a drag queen.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False. Drag has no limits! Women and men alike can be queens.

  • 4. 
    There is more than one style/type of drag.
    • A. 

      True. Among the different styles are pageant, goth, androgynous, broadway, impersonation and camp.

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    All drag queens are gay.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False. Drag is an art form-not a way of life.

  • 6. 
    Drag queens have little talent.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False. Most queens have backgrounds in performing (even degrees in acting/singing) and have been on stage their whole lives- drag is just the latest addition to their long resume on stage.

  • 7. 
    Drag queens only do it for the money.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False. Because it is hard to create a steady income with drag performance, many queens refer to it as a hobby rather than an occupation, and work regular day jobs to support themselves.

  • 8. 
    Anyone can do drag!
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False. Doing drag is no easy task- you'll need to create a persona, choose what your show will include, book a gig and spend hundreds of dollars on costume and makeup... It takes real commitment to follow through.

  • 9. 
    Wearing a dress makes you a drag queen.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False. Drag is way more than throwing on a dress. You'll need to create a character and performance to go along with the outfit.

  • 10. 
    At drag shows, the audience should tip the queen while she's on stage.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False