This article needs additional citations for verification. New competitions with new requirements brought a wider variety of performers to drag pageantry. Because many trans women also use drag shows as a source of income, it was only natural that a pageantry system would evolve to meet their needs. National drag pageants became enmeshed within the gay community during the s, and have become increasingly prevalent since. A drag daughter, by the way, is an up-and-coming performer who is mentored by a more experienced queen. Views Read Edit View history. This pageant was a huge part of the "Big 5" National pageant systems in the s and early s.
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This pageant system was created by Scott Gonyaw. Please improve this article by removing excessive or inappropriate external links, and converting useful links where appropriate into footnote references. On January 7th, Jim Flint released a statement that Continental would be the second pageant out of the top 5 to allow post-operative contestant to compete in it's pageants, the only other National System that allowed that until this time was All American Goddess. Retrieved December 12, Today, Miss Continental has preliminaries representing various U.
This pageant system was created by Scott Gonyaw. I've asked them to host a prelim, which is their own pageant, and they send the winner of that and the first alternate to compete at Miss Illinois. Ball culture Drag king Drag pageantry Drag queen Faux queen. It was there that we learned that the franchise for Illinois might be available," explained Michael. Contestants must be men who live as men, achieving a convincing feminine illusion solely through their own ingenuity, creativity, and resourcefulness.