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“RuPaul’s Drag Race" Cast Explains The History of Drag Culture

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Drag Kings

 Photo of Vesta Tilley, dressed in men's clothes. Her real name was Matilda Alice Powles. Taken in 1906.  Source: Library of Congress LGBTQIA+ Research Guide

Photo of Kitty Doner, American vaudeville performer. Taken in 1923.

Source: Library of Congress LGBTQIA+ Research Guide

Today Kitty Doner would be called a Drag King.