Many Drag Queens have been propelled into international stardom as RuPaul's Drag Race has elevated the art form into the homes of the masses, but not everyone has been invited to the party.
Despite calls for greater diversity, Drag Kings and Trans artists have been largely left out of the spotlight, but that doesn't mean they don't exist or perform regularly to adoring fans.
The Quicky speaks to four very different artists and an expert in drag culture to try and answer the question, where are all the Drag Kings?
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Host/Producer: Claire Murphy
Executive Producer: Siobhán Moran-McFarlane
Audio Producer: Ian Camilleri
Marlena Dali - Drag King
Kevin In The City - Sydney's Glitter Beard King and Tik Tok Mardi Gras Ambassador
Keely Windred and Danni Ray, aka Dazza and Keif - Drag King Duo
Dr Kerryn Drysdale - Research Fellow at the Centre for Social Research in Health, located within UNSW Arts and Social Sciences, and an expert in Drag performance cultures, Drag kings, Lesbian and Queer social scenes in Sydney
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