Ever See an Ordinary Looking Guy Become a Gorgeous Drag Queen?

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Have you ever witnessed an utterly drab looking guy who, after some whooshing and zhushing and contouring, suddenly turns into a stunning woman till the clock strikes 12?

Not me, mind you!

Every single drag queen I know in New York is unspeakably, stunningly gorgeous as both a man and a woman! (Oh, hush.)

But I need to know about the most successful genderplay YOU'VE seen.

Similarly, are there any blah looking ladies who magically become hot and studly drag kings?

I hope so. It would suck to go to all that trouble and still look bad.

(Thanks to Van Dam promoter Chuck Attix for suggesting the question.)


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CMG
CMG

On the Halloween episode of Community the Dean, ordinarily a bald, pasty pale nerd transforms into a Lady Gaga inspired drag costume. I wish there were more episodes on the Dean to extrapolate on that detail.

Wcwillbill
Wcwillbill

I have known/witnessed this a few times! Sort of the same way a plain-ish gal doing her errands in slouchy clothes, no make up and hair in a pony tail can get all hagged up and look gorgeous. I read somewhere this woman was telling how she would even wear make up to bed so she'd look good when she woke up. Seems like a smeary puss and nasty bed linens are a far stretch to look all Maybelline in case a burgler comes by. Shequida (not to mention names) looks like a sort of plain little boy on the street, but she's quite a looker hagged up.

Daniel
Daniel

The only one that comes to mind is Gene Hackman in The Birdcage. Amazing.

Jonster
Jonster

I think that that Fabulous Beekman Boy looked pretty good after he'd transformed himself into Aquadisiac.

I also knew a girl in SF who was such a good drag king, gay guys would cruise her on the street, right next to me. She looked like a really cute Italian boy. She'd just laugh it off. She kept a former Playboy centerfold as her love slave.

Miss Understood
Miss Understood

Aww, thanks for using me as your illustration. Is this your way of hitting on me?

Yes it's true, just get Lady Bunny drunk and get her to invite you home. Behind the hair and lashes is a strapping stud with rippling abs and rock hard buns. Don't let that silly fat suit fool you! Ummm... make sure you are drunk as well.

j.waters
j.waters

Divine. Period. Next question?

rolph
rolph

PS: Someone on FB is suggesting Jackie Curtis. Good example. Pugdy guy. Glamour goddess gal.

rolph
rolph

There was a bald, fat troll in Provincetown, can't remember his name, who was so good at corseting and styling and makeup that he became really beautiful in drag. But generally, no. Ugly guy becomes ugly girl.

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