Updated: FEBRUARY 17, 2020
A drag queen is a man that dresses in women's clothing for entertainment purposes. The term comes from the combination of drag, which means to wear the clothing that is characteristic of the opposite sex, and queen which refers to the persona of a flamboyant male homosexual.
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A drag queen can refer to any man, homosexual or heterosexual, that dresses up in women’s clothing for show. Drag queens typically behave in a flamboyant and homosexual manner whether they are gay or not. Drag queens differ from crossdressers who do not necessarily dress up for the purpose of performance.