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FOF #2595 – Lady J Martinez’s Wild Drag Her-Story

One of the most interesting artists we met at the Austin International Drag Festival is Lady J Martinez, a drag queen who studies why folks have been dressing up in drag for centuries.

Today drag queen historian Dr Lady J Martinez joins us to take a look at the controversial crowning on RuPaul’s Drag Race All stars 3 and she gives us a peek at the forced feminization and trans-ploitation films She-Man and Queens at Heart.

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FOF #2557 – The Rise of the Modern Drag Queen

Even though folks have been crossdressing for entertainment since the dawn of time, the rise of the modern drag queen can be traced back to a some relatively recent events and a few key artists.

Today, queer educator, doctor of drag Lady J Martinez O’Neal Davenport joins us to take a look at the rise of the modern drag queen, from Holly Woodlawn to David Bowie’s Ziggy Stardust persona to RuPaul who made her-story by being the first drag queen to get signed by a major record label.