The Fabulous Sylvester: The Legend, the Music, the Seventies in San Francisco

                    March 1st, 2005
                    ISBN 0312425694 (ISBN13: 9780312425692)

                    Imagine a pied piper singing in falsetto, wearing sequins, and leading the young people of the nation to San Francisco                     and on to a liberation where nothing was straight-laced or old-fashioned. And everyone, finally, was welcome--to come                     as themselves. This is not a fairy tale. This was real, mighty real, and disco-sensation Sylvester was the piper. Yale-                    trained sociologist Joshua Gamson uses Sylvester's life to lead us through the story of the 1970s, when a generation                     took off its shame. Celebrity, sociology, and music history mingle in this endlessly entertaining story of a singer who                     embodied the freedom, spirit, and flamboyance of a golden moment in American culture.

Wigstock: Holiday on Wheels

                    September 30th, 1996
                    ISBN 0312147627 (ISBN13: 9780312147624)

                    A pictorial look at New York City's annual celebration of drag.

Dungeons & Drag Queens
                    April 1st, 2014
                    ISBN 162105103X (ISBN13: 9781621051039)

                    What happens when a small town drag queen gets sucked into a realm of sword and sorcery and forced to do much                     more than lip-sync for her life? After a weird wizard transports Sleazella LaRuse to the realm of Houmak, Green Bay's                     number one diva must battle to save her life and protect the lip-syncing, potty-mouthed persona she's worked so hard to                     cultivate. Will her bones be devoured by the gnawing nipple-mouths of slavwolves or crushed by the brutal Blada                     Femma? Worse yet, will she find love amongst the scum sailors and slopulating sky serpents? Will she win this                     glamorous game of thrones? The answer is clear in the most fierce and fabulous fantasy epic ever.

Freak Show
                    May 17th, 2007
                    ISBN 0525477993 (ISBN13: 9780525477990)

                    Billy Bloom is gay, but it's mostly theoretical, as he hasn't had much experience. When he has to move to Florida, he                     can't believe his bad luck. His new school is a mix of bible belles, amberzombies, and football heroes -- none of which                     are exactly his type. Billy's efforts to fit in and stand out at the same time are both hilarious and heart warming. In this                     novel from adult author and media personality James St. James, readers are in for a wild ride as he tells Billy's                     fascinating story of bravado, pain, and unexpected love, inspired by his own experiences.

Confessions of a Drag Queen Tupperware Lady
                    April 1st, 2014
                    ISBN 1628404698 (ISBN13: 9781628404692)

                    Kevin Farrell is a real-life, present-day "Tootsie!" Kevin has a new twist on an old Hollywood story. After a debut on TV's                     "Frasier," boy actor comes to California to seek his fortune in show business. A talented, well-liked working actor, he                     works consistently, but not quite enough to pay the bills. So following the advice of longtime friend, Kevin decided to                     supplement his income by selling Tupperware. In drag. It wasn't long before Kevin became Tupperware's number one                     salesperson in North America! This is his story. Funny, touching, outrageous, irritating moments of parties and hostesses                     and customers. Inspiring stories of a businessman, a son, a brother, an actor.

Drag: The Complete Story
                    September 17th, 2019
                    ISBN 178627423X (ISBN13: 9781786274236)

                    Drag is transformation, communication, and, above all, exaggeration, where gender non-conformity is the plat du jour.                     This fearless book observes this increasingly complex world by exploring drag's journey – from the surprising, to the                     sophisticated, to the utterly bizarre – through the twentieth century and up to the present day. With witty text, dazzling                     photography, and corralled into thematic chapters, this is the first flamboyant and poignant survey of drag culture. Drag is                     not just for fabulous queens and drag enthusiasts, but for anyone interested in gender fluidity and the culture                                       surrounding it.

Hiding My Candy
                    August 1st, 1996
                    ISBN 0671520954 (ISBN13: 9780671520953)

                    After leaping off the pages with the unforgettable debut in John Berendt's bestselling Midnight in the Garden of Good                     and Evil, the unabashed personality known as The Lady Chablis now brings her irresistible charisma to the remarkable                     odyssey of fabulousness that USA Today calls "sassy" and "provocative...." Born Benjamin Edward Knox in Quincy,                     Florida, "The Doll" always knew she was different. At a Tallahassee club, in her teens, she found the drag mother who                     would set her on the path to stardom. Before long, The Lady Chablis had a headline drag act replete with trademark                     saucy wit, down-home wisdom, and, of course, breasts. The rest is "Miss Thang" history...

The Queen & the Homo Jock King

                    February 29th, 2016
                    ISBN 1634768027 (ISBN13: 9781634768023)

                    Sanford Stewart sure doesn't. In fact, he pretty much believes in the exact opposite, thanks to the Homo Jock King. It                     seems Darren Mayne lives for nothing more than to create chaos in Sandy’s perfectly ordered life, just for the hell of it.                     Sandy despises him, and nothing will ever change his mind. Or so he tells himself. It's not until the owner of Jack It—the                     club where Sandy performs as drag queen Helena Handbasket—comes to him with a desperate proposition that Sandy                     realizes he might have to put his feelings about Darren aside. Because Jack It will close unless someone can convince                     Andrew Taylor, the mayor of Tucson, to keep it open. Someone like Darren, the mayor’s illegitimate son. The foolproof                     plan is this: seduce Darren and push him to convince his father to renew Jack It’s contract with the city.

Invisible Masks
                    May 18th, 2014
                    ASIN B00KFPVRB6

                    RuPaul's Drag Race Season Six is the most recent season and writer Brian Michael Peterson sets off with essays on the                     contestants of this reality TV drag queen competition with pulled quotes from his interviews - that were featured on                     Frontiers Magazine. Including photographs from the premiere party in Los Angeles by Mike McAfoose of Urban Focus                     Photography. Grab this edition for the words and the photographs. Also available as a paperback on Amazon.

Drag Kings & Queens

The Drag Queen's Cookbook & Guide to Sensible Living

                    September 1st, 1997
                    ISBN 096531457X (ISBN13: 9780965314572)

                    Martha Stewart meets RuPaul! The Drag Queen's Cookbook is the first and only indispensable Drag Queen etiquette,                     lifestyle tips, fab recipes and the verities of upscale entertaining, drag style. Hilarious, but very informative, this book                     features dozens of gorgeous color photographs and Honey van Campe's witty and ascerbic observations on culture,                     high and low.

From Drags to Riches
                    July 25th, 2002
                    ISBN 1560233850 (ISBN13: 9781560233855)

                    Learn how Charles Pierce achieved stardom and became one of the most famous female impersonators of all time!                     Charles Pierce (1926--1999) was an internationally known and highly successful female impersonator, known for his                     vivid portrayals of Bette Davis, Katherine Hepburn, and Mae West. This book offers a candid look at a career that                     spanned over fifty years--from his humble start at the Pasadena Playhouse, to his sold-out shows in San Francisco.                     From Drags to Riches provides a rich and colorful history of Charles Pierce. In this insightful and moving volume,                     Pierce's friend John Wallraff offers valuable insights about the little-known man behind the makeup and captures the                     essence of what drag stardom is really like.

Druid in Drag (Fiction)
                    December 2nd, 2012
                    ISBN13 9781611243536

                    Ren Coulter is used to working alone. As a special agent in the Paranormal Operations Unit of the border patrol, his                     mission is to infiltrate the compound of a reputed drug lord named Mendoza and learn the source of a dangerous and                     addictive new drug. He decides to go undercover in drag, disguised as a glamorous young woman in the hopes of                     catching Mendoza’s notorious roving eye. Yet even before Ren meets the drug lord, he encounters Darzul, one of                     Mendoza’s striking bodyguards. Despite his lone-wolf habits, Ren sees advantages in working together with the man.                     Darzul Onaygan has been sent from his home-world of Arzula to blend in with the earthlings and help them fight off the                     evil alien invaders. Bisexual as most Arzulans are, many even able to switch gender at will, he finds Ren attractive in                     both his guises

Nan Goldin: The Other Side 1972-1992
                    January 1st, 1993
                    ISBN 3908247349 (ISBN13: 9783908247340)

                    Nan Goldin's seminal second book The Other Side is finally back in print. Ever since the early 1970s Goldin has lived                     with and among drag queens, documenting both their glamour and their struggles. The Other Side is her very personal                     declaration of love and gratitude to these drag queens, who showed her a way out of the captivity of pre-packaged,                     socially prescribed identity. As she put it: "The pictures in this book are not of people suffering gender dysphoria but                     rather expressing gender euphoria.... 

The Black Flamingo

                    August 8th, 2019
                    ISBN 144494858X (ISBN13: 9781444948585)

                    Fiercely told, this is a timely coming-of-age story, told in verse about the journey to self-acceptance. Perfect for fans of                     Sarah Crossan, Poet X and Orangeboy. A boy comes to terms with his identity as a mixed-race gay teen - then at                     university he finds his wings as a drag artist, The Black Flamingo. A bold story about the power of embracing your                     uniqueness. Sometimes, we need to take charge, to stand up wearing pink feathers - to show ourselves to the world in                     bold color.

Drag Dolls, Dames & Divas
                    July 1st, 2014
                    ISBN13 9780615587776

                    "Drag Dolls, Dames, & Divas" is a coffee table book of beautiful, amusing, and alluring photographs by celebrity, fashion                     and beauty photographer James Hicks. The ultra-fabulous Drag Dolls, Dames & Divas that grace the glossy pages are                     some of today's most popular female impersonators (including former contestants from RuPaul's Drag Race). This work                     of art includes many styles of drag ranging from the beauty queen to the campy queen, the fishy(realistic) girl to the                     gender bender and the celebrity impersonator to the girl next door. This fierce book is a must have for your coffee table.                     A portion of the proceeds from this fabulous book will be donated to the "It Gets Better Project".

How to Be A Drag Queen: A guidebook for female drag queens and emerging drag artists
                    April 21st, 2019

                    ISBN 1091396620 (ISBN13: 9781091396623)

Drag Queen Dino Fighters
                    May 1st, 2017
                    ISBN 1621052443 (ISBN13: 9781621052449)
                    From the author of Dungeons & Drag Queens comes a fierce bizarro tale of dinosaur-riding realness. Ivanna Deflower's                     chance at drag superstardom passed her by long ago. She has resigned herself to a normal life raising her son with her                     ex-wife while occasionally hosting Sunday morning drag queen bingo. And she's fine with that. She really is. Until her life                     is turned upside down by the one thing that's guaranteed to give a past-her-prime drag queen another shot at the big                     time: a baby triceratops that can out-dance even the youngest and most sickening divas in Los Angeles.But the climb to                     the top isn't going to be easy. Not only does she have to contend with her shade-throwing former friends, there's a                     certain big game-hunting drag king with a vendetta and access to cybernetic technology. And what about all those bright                     lights in the sky and the shaking ground? 

Pocketbook of Drag Queens
                    June 27th, 2008
                    ISBN None

                    Photographs by Ellen Wallenstein - Photographs of waitresses, bartenders and performers at Lucky Cheng's restaurant,                     in New York City's East Village, 1996 - 2001.

Workin' It! Rupaul's Guide to Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Style

                    February 15th, 2010
                    ISBN 006198583X (ISBN13: 9780061985836)

                    More than just a style guide, this is a navigation system through the bumpy road of life. Let RuPaul teach you the tried,                     tested and found true techniques that will propel you from background player to shining star! No more playing small, your                     time is now! "Workin' It!" will provide helpful and provocative tips on fashion, beauty, style and confidence for girls and                     boys, straight and gay - and everyone in between! No one knows more about life, self-expression and style than RuPaul!                     With photos by Mathu Andersen from the new season of RuPaul's Drag Race and a fresh look at style and inner beauty,                     "Workin' It!" will pick up where the show leaves off. The book will be as colourful, fun, and intriguing as RuPaul, with                     insights into makeup, clothing choices and the illusion of drag. Fans of RuPaul will get piece of Ru's philosophy on style                     and attitude - and how it's more than the clothes that make the man, or woman! With four colour photos throughout and                     a fresh, funky design "Workin' It!" will be the perfect guide to RuPaul - part style guide, part confidence manifesto, and                     entirely fabulous!

Guy to Goddess: An Intimate Look at Drag Queens
                    October 1st, 1994
                    ISBN 0898156459 (ISBN13: 9780898156454)

Drag Makeup for Beginners
                    September 25th, 2017

                    ASIN B075XG92ZS

The State of Drag

                    March 9th, 2018
                    ASIN B07BCG6QGF

                    Whether you are a casual fan of RuPaul’s Drag Race, a die-hard drag fan, a performer, or can’t fathom why anyone                     would want to spend hours in front of a mirror, wear uncomfortable shoes, and drastically distort their appearance for                     entertainment – then there is something for you in “The State Of Drag.” “The State Of Drag” is an extensive, meticulous                     look at drag all over the United States and around the world, and it’s past and present history. With interviews with 175                     drag performers, “The State of Drag” looks at what’s currently happening in various drag scenes and the many different                     types, styles, and performers of modern drag! Including transgender drag performers, drag kings, bio/faux queens,                     pageant queens, comedy queens, celebrity impersonators, and more!

Who We Are

                    March 8th, 2017
                    ASIN B06XHGDVGF

                    Since putting his life on hold ten years ago, Oliver Clayton doesn’t know who he is anymore. To his clients at the hair                     salon, he’s the sassy and confident stylist. To the crowds who come to watch his drag act at the club, he’s the fierce and                     fabulous Miss Tique. He’s popular. Talented. Out, proud, and self-assured. He’s also a good actor. Sebastian Day is                     content with life’s easy, if not a little monotonous, routine. After several failed relationships, he likes the simplicity of being                     alone in his truck at his job as a heavy goods driver, spending the weekends with his teenage son, and putting the world                     to rights with his cat, Marv. He’s not lonely. He isn’t hiding.

Let's talk about RuPaul's Drag Race

                    If you are a hard-core fan of RuPaul's Drag Race and enjoy the comedy and entertainment it provides then this book is                     definitely for you. It takes a comedic approach in helping you reminisce about the show by recapping the highlights as                     well as the information you might have forgotten. This is not simply a guide book for the show or a book that's filled with                     information that can be found on a wiki page but a unique way of rekindling the feelings of excitement felt about each                     season starting from the very first one. You can take a trip down memory lane by remembering infamous moments like                     the Mimi Imfurst contact sport extravaganza as well as the more minor yet priceless moments like Rebecca Glasscock                     making it to the final 3.

                    October 24th, 2017
                    ISBN 0997391642 (ISBN13: 9780997391640)

                    A photo series documenting the drag queens and kings of New York City, through glamorous black-and-white                                       photographs -Appeals to photography and popular culture book buyers and collectors, as well as national and                                       international LGBTQ communities, fashion enthusiasts, and fashion boutiques/home decor stores -Beautifully designed                     coffee table book Drags is a photo series documenting the drag queens and kings of New York City, shot by                                         director/photographer Gregory Kramer. 

The House of Impossible Beauties

                    February 6th, 2018
                    ISBN 0062677004 (ISBN13: 9780062677006)

                    It’s 1980 in New York City, and nowhere is the city’s glamour and energy better reflected than in the burgeoning Harlem                     ball scene, where seventeen-year-old Angel first comes into her own. Burned by her traumatic past, Angel is new to the                     drag world, new to ball culture, and has a yearning inside of her to help create family for those without. When she falls in                     love with Hector, a beautiful young man who dreams of becoming a professional dancer, the two decide to form the                     House of Xtravaganza, the first-ever all-Latino house in the Harlem ball circuit. But when Hector dies of AIDS-related                     complications, Angel must bear the responsibility of tending to their house alone. 

Making Priscilla: The Hilarious Story Behind The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert
                    March 1st, 1995
                    ISBN 0452274842 (ISBN13: 9780452274846)

                    The movie itself is outrageous enough: Two drag queens and a transexual, hilariously and tragically at odds with their                     environment, take their act on the road to Alice Springs, Australia, in a converted school bus. But producer Al Clark's epic                     journey through the making of The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert is just as entertaining and even wilder. If                     you are a fan of filmmaking in the raw, a devotee of drag queens in the flesh, or simply curious about how to make an                     impossible dream come true (complete with a deliriously happy ending), Making Priscilla will make your day.

                    May 15th, 2012
                    ISBN 0992152909 (ISBN13: 9780992152901)

                    Drag has become a diverse form of expression that challenges, entertains, and educates by pushing boundaries, while                     embracing beauty, comedy and glamour. The performers in this book are evidence of that diversity, captured by some of                     the top photographers working in today's world.

Life's a Drag! Danny La Rue & The Drag Scene
                    August 2nd, 2018
                    ASIN B07G5JW1GH

                    Life's A Drag! — an evocative title for a very contemporary and compelling book. While it is true that there have been                     forms of drag, both private and public, since earliest times, as a form of modern entertainment drag in recent years has                     developed into a phenomenon which is now a world-wide multi-million pound entertainment industry in itself. This                     penetrating study, giving a depth background of the world drag scene s however, primarily a book about one drag artist                     — the hugely-successful Danny La Rue, himself a veritable Industry of Drag and unquestionably the highest-paid                     performer of his type in the world. Strangely no one has previously written a book about Danny la Rue, probably because                     he is a very private person despite his huge public persona. 

Drag Queens at the 801 Cabaret
                    May 15th, 2003
                    ISBN 0226731588 (ISBN13: 9780226731582)

                    It's Saturday night in Key West and the Girlie Show is about to begin at the 801 Cabaret. The girls have been outside on                     the sidewalk all evening, seducing passersby into coming in for the show. The club itself is packed tonight and smoke                     has filled the room. When the lights finally go down, statuesque blonds and stunning brunettes sporting black leather                     miniskirts, stiletto heels, and see-through lingerie take the stage. En Vogue's "Free Your Mind" blares on the house                     stereo. The crowd roars in approval. In this lively book, Leila J. Rupp and Verta Taylor take us on an entertaining tour                     through one of America's most overlooked subcultures: the world of the drag queen. They offer a penetrating glimpse                     into the lives of the 801 Girls, the troupe of queens who perform nightly at the 801 Cabaret for tourists and locals.

The Drag Queens of New York

                    August 1st, 1996
                    ISBN 1573225525 (ISBN13: 9781573225526)

                    This smart, witty, and insightful tour of Manhattan's most dazzling arena of style--the wildly popular culture of drag--                    features interviews with Lypsinka, RuPaul, Lady Bunny, and other notorious queens who can click their heels--even                     when they're eight inches off the ground.

After Hours: Life's a Drag
                    November 19th, 2015
                    ASIN B0189J6WAU
                    An introverted performer, with no family and few friends to care for her, is found murdered in her dressing room and no                     one is talking. With no leads, the police have given up on finding the killer. It seems that the case may go unsolved until                     Richard (Dick) Saunders is brought in on the case.Unable to get over the loss of his one true love, the case brings back                     old memories and heartbreak. Through the twists and turns of the investigation, secrets are uncovered that change                     everything for Saunders and his juggling act of intrigue. Dick’s new attorney, Peter, is thrown into this brand new world.                     His unknown ties to Dick’s past could compromise everything Dick holds dear. With danger lurking all around Dick, Peter                     and Ruby (the plucky if not sociopathic Office Manager), old promises begin weighing on him. 

Drag Diaries
                    January 25th, 1996
                    ISBN 0811808955 (ISBN13: 9780811808958)

                    'Drag Diaries' pulls back the curtain on a campy, vivacious, underground society of high heels and attitude, complete with                     extravagant cross dressing, glittering exposure and fabulous costumes. Today, drag is everywhere, exerting a major                     influence on designers and photographers, models and stylists, movies and theatre.

The Diva Rules: Ditch the Drama, Find Your Strength, and Sparkle Your Way to the Top

                    November 10th, 2015
                    ISBN 1452142327 (ISBN13: 9781452142326)

                    Michelle Visage is not your average diva. Powerful, positive, and polished, this diva's not only glamorous, she's a savvy                     businesswoman with serious credentials who works her tail off. From her days vogueing in the downtown Manhattan                     clubs in the '90s to her successful career in radio and her ultimate cult status as a judge on RuPaul's Drag Race,                     Michelle has achieved her dreams and then some! In The Diva Rules, Visage shares her rules and advice for living life to                     the fullest and finding success no matter the hand you're dealt. With her no-nonsense style and super sassy voice,                     Michelle tells readers to "Keep Your Shit Together," "Give Good Face," and "Be Thankful You're a Misfit," in addition to 22                     other invaluable life lessons on finding your power and sparkling your way to the top.

Drag Queens
                    Self Published
                    ISBN 1495140709 (ISBN13: 9781495140709)

                    Starting in 1983, Kit Kittle, a travel photojournalist and native New Yorker, photographed the drag queen community in                     the West Village. The get-ups and gags happening on the sidewalk became its own unique brand of street theatre. This                     was an era of excitement, drama and hilarity that was so full of life. The book these photographs were shot for was put                     aside as the onslaught of AIDS hit the community. History has cast a long shadow over the eighties, but the drag queens                     look as fabulous as ever.

Life Lessons from the Drag Queen Upstairs
                    July 17th, 2017
                    ISBN 1544708319 (ISBN13: 9781544708317)

                    It has been said that when life hands you lemons, you make lemonade. But how do you handle a series of losses that                     leave you broken hearted, financially strapped, and homeless? After a series of losses - the death of her mother, a                     divorce, a failed business that left her in financial difficulty - the author found herself living in a basement apartment and                     in a lot of despair. Then she met her unconventional upstairs neighbor - a drag queen - who offered a larger than life                     attitude, and lots of lessons on how to live a sparkling life. With honesty and humor, "Life Lessons" outlines the authors'                     discoveries, her fears and her hopes for those facing their own "lemon" moments. If you aren't lucky enough to know a                     drag queen, this book is a good way to discover how much fun challenging the conventional can be.

Drag Teen
                    April 26th, 2016
                    ISBN 0545829933 (ISBN13: 9780545829939)

                    A fantastic, fabulous, funny YA debut from Jeffery Self, one of the gay icons of the YouTube generation, that follows one                     high school student on a drag race to his future. Debut YA author Jeffery Self takes us on a road trip with an insecure                     high school senior who has one goal: to be the first in his family to leave Clearwater, Florida, and go to college. The                     problem is, he has zero means of paying for school -- until his friends convince him to compete in a drag teen                                       competition for a college scholarship.

Not Simply Divine
                    August 10th, 1994
                    ISBN 0671884670 (ISBN13: 9780671884673)

                    Divine's former personal manager takes readers through a labyrinth of American subcultures, countercultures, and                     glimmering nightlife to tell this no-holds-barred story of a man who did anything to become a star. 32 pages of photos.

The Harlot's Guide to Classy Cocktails: Delicious Drink Recipes & Drunk Drag Queens

                    August 18th, 2014
                    ISBN 1478732814 (ISBN13: 9781478732815)

                    The Harlot's Guide to Classy Cocktails ... Drag queens, drinking, and fun...oh my! "The Harlot's Guide to Classy                     Cocktails" is a modern twist on the coffee table cookbook. Follow these recipes to create delicious libations, which are                     sure to liven up any party. Then, read along to the true drinking tales of some of the world's most popular drag queens                     from North America, Europe, Africa, South America, Australia, and Asia. With "The Harlot's Guide to Classy Cocktails,"                     Jeza Belle proves that at least one recipe is always a sure-fire hit: LIQUOR + LADYBOYS = LAUGHTER! 

My Fairy Godmother Is a Drag Queen
                    May 2nd, 2017
                    ISBN None

                    Chris Bellows is just trying to get through high school and survive being the only stepchild in the social-climbing Fontaine                     family, whose recently diminished fortune hasn’t dimmed their desire to mingle with Upper East Side society. Chris                     sometimes feels more like a maid than part of the family. But when Chris’s stepsister Kimberly begins dating golden boy                     J. J. Kennerly, heir to a political dynasty, everything changes. Because Chris and J. J. fall in love . . . with each other.                     With the help of a new friend, Coco Chanel Jones, Chris learns to be comfortable in his own skin, let himself fall in love                     and be loved, and discovers that maybe he was wrong about his step-family all along. All it takes is one fairy godmother                     dressed as Diana Ross to change the course of his life.

Joey Brooks, the Show Must Go on
                    October 3rd, 2011
                    ISBN 1312684844 (ISBN13: 9781312684843)

                    Joey Brooks, The Show Must Go On is the story of The First Lady of Ybor from the days of El Goya to present day. This                     is Joey's first book, an inspiring and historical account of the glorious, and not so glorious, days of Ybor City. Joey                     Brooks, Female Impersonator, Show director, hostess, author... "Old school, new school, no school... who gives a shit?                     I'm too old to go to school. I barely remember last week. When I get too old to remember what the fuck I did when I was                     young ...ger, I'll just open of these books and laugh my ass off. I wonder how many other queens had this much fun                     becoming one of the icons of their community. Too funny. I just called myself an icon. Hell, I must be a queen. Only a                     female impersonator could call themselves a diva, a queen, a star without people giggling behind her back. Giggling is                     good. A twenty-dollar bill is better."

Suck Less: Where There's A Willam, There's A Way

                    October 18th, 2016
                    ISBN 1455566195 (ISBN13: 9781455566198)

                    The only lie told more often than "No, that looks totally cute on you" and "I got AIDS through oral" is "It gets better." Well,                     a lotta times it don't. Sometimes it just sucks less. But I promise you: where there's a Willam, there's a way. But this isn't                     all about me (for once). It's about you and how you can SUCK LESS at a variety of things drag queens are so much                     better at than the average person. I've got clap backs and life hacks and tips on classing up a simple grab-and-run lifting                     spree to the much more dignified act of larceny. Super-important life stuff with my own special, secret fag- swag sauce. 

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Mother Camp: Female Impersonators in America
                    January 1st, 1972
                    ISBN 0226577600 (ISBN13: 9780226577609)

                    For two years Ester Newton did field research in the world of drag queens—homosexual men who make a living                     impersonating women. Newton spent time in the noisy bars, the chaotic dressing rooms, and the cheap apartments and                     hotels that make up the lives of drag queens, interviewing informants whose trust she had earned and compiling a lively,                     first-hand ethnographic account of the culture of female impersonators. Mother Camp explores the distinctions that drag                     queens make among themselves as performers, the various kinds of night clubs and acts they depend on for a living,                     and the social organization of their work. A major part of the book deals with the symbolic geography of male and female                     styles, as enacted in the homosexual concept of "drag" (sex role transformation) and "camp," an important humor                     system cultivated by the drag queens themselves.


Fabulous Drag Queens: Coloring Book for Adult Color Therapy: High Drag Edition
                    April 19th, 2019
                    ISBN 1094939307 (ISBN13: 9781094939308)

                    An awesome collection of Drag Queens for relaxation and stress relief! Get creative as you paint these beautiful                     illustrations in your own unique way. Bring your favorite Drag Queen to life by coloring their hair, makeup and perfecting                     their extraordinary look. This adult coloring book contains 22 detailed hand-drawn illustrations and is great for all skill                     levels.

The Ultimate RuPaul's Drag Race Quiz Book

                    September 9th, 2019
                    ASIN B07XQJFFT8

                    This quiz book is filled with questions that are only suitable for the most hardcore of fans. So you have to be a fan of                     Valentina just as much you are of the first ever Nina. I would use a quote from RuPaul as a means of encouragement but                     just like Kameron Michaels they all are all 'trade' - marked. So good fortune and do not fail at this.

Pocket RuPaul Wisdom: Witty Quotes and Wise Words from a Drag Superstar
                    October 19th, 2017
                    ISBN 1784881287 (ISBN13: 9781784881283)

She Came in Drag

                    June 1st, 1999
                    ISBN 0425169359 (ISBN13: 9780425169353)

                    Halloween is creeping up on San Francisco's Castro neighborhood, setting the perfect stage for mischief, mayhem --                     and murder. Emma Victor is hired to protect a rock diva who's been a parade of drag queen lookalikes!

                    October 23rd, 2018
                    ISBN 0062863002 (ISBN13: 9780062863003)

                    As someone who has deconstructed life’s hilarious façade, RuPaul has broken "the fourth wall" to expand on the                     concept of mind, body, and spirit. This unique perspective has allowed RuPaul to break the shackles of self-imposed                     limitations, but reader beware, this is a daily practice that requires diligence and touchstones to keep you walking in the                     sunshine of the spirit. Once you’re willing to look beyond the identity that was given to you, a hidden world of possibilities                     will open its doors. Throughout the history of humans on this planet, there’ve always been shaman, seers, and mediums                     who are able to interpret both high and low frequencies and remind humans to look beyond the surface for the truth of                     who we really are. And who we really are is an extension of the power that created the universe (aka: God in drag). 

RuPaul's Drag Race: Paper Doll Book

                    September 26th, 2017
                    ISBN 1681881810 (ISBN13: 9781681881812)

                    Includes 10 illustrated punch-out paper dolls of the winning contestants from the first 8 seasons, including the winners                     from the first 8 seasons of the Emmy® Nominated RuPaul's Drag Race, and the winners of the first 2 seasons of Drag                     Race All Stars.

Wildflower: The Dramatic Life of Barbette -- Round Rock's First and Greatest Drag Queen

                    April 22nd, 2014
                    ISBN 1494839598 (ISBN13: 9781494839598)

                    Long before Ru Paul eyed his first pair of six inch stilettos or Boy George donned his colorful caftan, a handsome young                     man from the small town of Round Rock, Texas barnstormed the stages of Europe’s most lavish theaters and night clubs                     as Barbette, a beautiful aerialist drag queen who became a scandalous sensation throughout the Roaring Twenties.                     Performing his erotic, high wire and trapeze routine in lavish, feminine regalia, Barbette shocked audiences by revealing                     the true nature of his gender at the very end of his act. 

Drag Queen for a Day
                    January 22nd, 2017
                    ISBN 1542463815 (ISBN13: 9781542463812)

                    Drag Queen for a Day features outrageous portraits of drag queen portraits from 2003-2013 at the "Red Dress" annual                     fund-raiser at the Gold Coast Bar in West Hollywood, California. It began as a tribute to Mark Ferguson, a bartender who                     passed away from AIDS. The affair has become an annual West Hollywood event.

My Life as Me
                    October 28th, 2002
                    ISBN 0670888346 (ISBN13: 9780670888344)

Sex, Drag, and Male Roles: Investigating Gender as Performance

                    October 4th, 2010
                    ISBN 0472051024 (ISBN13: 9780472051021)

                    Why would women want to perform as men? Why is gender crossing so compelling, whether it happens onstage or in                     everyday life? What can drag performance teach, and what aesthetic, political, and personal questions does it raise?                     Performance artist Diane Torr has been experimenting with the performance of gender for thirty years---exploring                     everything from feminist go-go dancing to masculine power play. One of the key pioneers of "drag king" performance,                     Torr has been celebrated internationally for her gender transformation workshops, in which she has taught hundreds of                     ordinary women how to pass as men on city streets around the world. 

The Art Of Drag Kinging


                    ISBN 1932852751 (ISBN13: 9781932852752)

Rupaul's Drag Race and Philosophy

                    December 3rd, 2019
                    ISBN 0812694783 (ISBN13: 9780812694789)

                    As RuPaul has said, this is the Golden Age of Drag--and that's chiefly the achievement of RuPaul's Drag Race, which in                     its eleventh year is more popular than ever, and has now become fully mainstream in its appeal. The show has an                     irresistible allure for folks of all persuasions and proclivities. Yet serious or philosophical discussion of its exponential                     success has been rare. Now at last we have RuPaul's Drag Race and Philosophy, shining the light on all dimensions of                     this amazing phenomenon: theories of gender construction and identity, interpretations of RuPaul's famous quotes and                     phrases, the paradoxes of reality shows, the phenomenology of the drag queen, and how the fake becomes the truly                     authentic. The book includes a Foreword by the original "Gender Outlaw" Kate Bornstein.

Dirty Drag
                    December 12th, 2012
                    ISBN13 9781301494224

                    Ashley is on a mission, but is he willing to take all the risks to show he’s got what it takes? Rick is a man who knows                     what he wants, and he is willing to do whatever it takes to make sure he gets it. When a gorgeous redhead walks into his                     local bar, wearing sexy heels and a mini skirt, he knows exactly who wants. But, looks can be deceiving, and sometimes                     you shouldn’t judge a book by its cover.

The Makeup of RuPaul’s Drag Race: Essays on the Queen of Reality Shows

                    October 13th, 2014
                    ASIN B00ODD5TBU
                    Start your engines—for the fun, controversy and life lessons of RuPaul’s Drag Race and its spinoff, RuPaul’s DragU.                     This international collection of original essays critically examines the shows’ representation of drag within the contexts of                     the reality TV genre and LGBTQ issues. Contributors focus on the structure of the two programs, the subversive nature                     of drag itself, the treatment of trans contestants, the issues of race, the language and the shows’ handling of LGBTQ                     political issues. A comprehensive discussion is provided of the shows’ premise, the host and the contestants through six                     seasons of Drag Race and the three seasons of DragU.

Danny La Rue: Life's A Drag
                    September 30th, 1974
                    ISBN 0352398264 (ISBN13: 9780352398260)

                    'People expect me to be naughty, and I am!' 'Naughty', perhaps, but no-one could ever claim he skirted success! There                     are his recordings, countless pantomime hits, two Royal Command Performances, the hugely successful summer                     seasons, the TV appearances (drawing 12 million viewers for his smash-hit TV spectacular), the acclamation as 'Show                     Business Personality of the Year.' And there are the rewards ... All built on an ending ability to make people laugh.

From Darkness To Diva
                    August 1st, 2015
                    ISBN 1785350153 (ISBN13: 9781785350153)

                    Beyond the stereotypical expectation of glitter and sequins, comes a personal and inspirational journey of overcoming                     fear, rejection and insecurity. This story isn't solely about a drag-queen, but rather, it's a journey of real life experiences                     which many of us have faced throughout life, written by a gay man who happens to be a drag-queen. It's a story which is                     relevant in today's society, regardless of one's own sexuality. This book was written to bring inspiration and hope to                     anyone who may need positive affirmation to love the life they live, or for anyone who needs to understand first-hand                     what it can be like to fight, a sometimes losing battle, for self acceptance. Whoever the reader, it shows that it is possible                     to overcome extreme adversity and survive those horrendous experiences which seem determined to destroy us.

Adventures of A Drag Queen
                    November 1st, 2019
                    ISBN 0992845653 (ISBN13: 9780992845650)

                    Through a collection of anecdotes, thoughts, opinions and observations from over a quarter-of-a-century in harness, Jeff                     reflects upon his un-hinged little world and its inhabitants through drag-tinted spectacles, with light-hearted warmth and                     humor. A little exaggerated, a bit extreme and in no particular order, this autobiographical memoir of short stories                     recounts the colorful life of an extraordinary entertainer in a very personal, revealing and often thought-provoking way.

Come with a Friend
                    May 21st, 2015
                    ASIN B00Y256P4O

                    A depressed eighteen-year-old boy discovers love when he agrees to help an old friend trick a bully by dressing as a                     woman. Jason's life has been hard since his father killed his mother, and the police killed his father. Forced to live with                     his aunt and move away from his friends, he spends his teens lonely and depressed. Bullied at school and at work, he                     writes compulsively in his notebook, sometimes planning suicide, sometimes planning violence. When his old friend                     Timmy reenters his life and asks him to dress as a woman to trick their childhood bully, Jason sees it as an opportunity to                     set things straight with the other bullies in his life as well, and he agrees to it. 

Drag King Dreams
                    March 22nd, 2006
                    ISBN 0786717637 (ISBN13: 9780786717637)

                    A veteran of the women's and gay movement of the past 30 years, Max's mid-life crisis hits in the midst of the post-9/11                     world. Max is lonely and uncertain about her future — fearful, in fact, of America's future with its War on Terror and War                     in Iraq — with only a core group of friends to turn to for reassurance. Max is shaken from her crisis, however, by the                     news that her friend Vickie, a transvestite, has been found murdered on her way home late one night. As the community                     of cross-dressers, drag queens, lesbian and gay men, and "genderqueers" of all kinds stand up together in the face of                     this tragedy, Max taps into the activist spirit she thought had long disappeared and for the first time in years discovers                     hope for her future.

Alright Darling? The Contemporary Drag Scene
                    October 16th, 2018
                    ISBN 1786272873 (ISBN13: 9781786272874)

                    Alright Darling? is a visual celebration of the uninhibited, unapologetic and unafraid wonderland of contemporary drag.                     Showcasing the world's fiercest drag queens, along with their wild fashion – and the wit, realness, backstage antics and                     outrageous shade of drag culture – the book includes fresh shots of the ringleaders of this world, including: Adore                     Delano, Alyssa Edwards, Courtney Act, Detox, Francois Sagat, Manila Luzon, Sharon Needles, Trixie Mattel, Willam                     Belli, Latrice Royale, Raja Gemini, Milk and many, many more...All images are taken by Greg Bailey, founder and editor                     of Alright Darling – the zine at the centre of the recent explosion of drag.

Dressing Up: Transvestism and Drag: The History of an Obsession
                    October 3rd, 1979
                    ISBN 0500271690 (ISBN13: 9780500271698)

Queens of the Apocalypse

                    January 29th, 2014
                    ISBN13 9781925031775

                    Take three fierce drag queens, plus their undead drag sister, a massive solar flare, and a few billion hungry zombies,                     toss in the remnants of the U.S. Army and a hysterically funny, frequently-poignant cross-country trip, add a spicy dash                     of sizzling romance and a helping of mystery and suspense, and what you wind up with is the deliciously campy Queens                     of the Apocalypse.

Drag Dolls: 8 Cut-Out Drag Queens and Their Fabulous Over-The-Top Ensembles
                    August 1st, 1996

                    ISBN 0811814114 (ISBN13: 9780811814119)

Rupaul's Drag Race and the Shifting Visibility of Drag Culture

                    June 17th, 2017
                    ISBN 331950617X (ISBN13: 9783319506173)

                    This book identifies and analyzes the ways in which RuPaul's Drag Race has reshaped the visibility of drag culture in the                     US and internationally, as well as how the program has changed understandings of reality TV. This edited volume                     illustrates how drag has become a significant aspect of LGBTQ experience and identity globally through RuPaul's Drag                     Race, and how the show has reformed a media landscape in which competition and reality itself are understood as                     given. Taking on lenses addressing race, ethnicity, geographical origin, cultural identity, physicality and body image, and                     participation in drag culture across the globe, this volume offers critical, non-traditional, and first-hand perspectives on                     drag culture.

Makeup for Beginner Drag Queens by makeup tips makeup tips
                    September 26th, 2017
                    ASIN B075Z42NL5

                    Makeup For Beginner Drag Queens by makeup tips makeup tips.


                    February 11th, 2020


                    This collection of quotes has been carefully curated from RuPaul’s numerous public statements—interviews, books,                     social media posts, television appearances, and more. It’s a comprehensive picture of his decades-long career, his                     transformative effect on pop culture, and his wise perspective on identity, love, and life.

Divas Las Vegas
                    November 3rd, 2009
                    ISBN 1573443697 (ISBN13: 9781573443692)

                    What happens when you find out that Grandma's vase mistakenly sold at a yard sale is worth tens of thousands of                     dollars—and somebody else is about to cash in on it on Antiques Roadshow? Of course, you hop on a plane with your                     best friend and race off to Las Vegas to get Grandma's vase back! Filled with action and suspense, hunky blackjack                     dealers, divine drag queens, strange sex, and sex in strange places, plus a Federal agent or two, Divas Las Vegas puts                     the sin in Sin City. A fun, new take on the murder mystery genre, Rob Rosen's Divas Las Vegas is a hilarious, touching,                     and compulsively readable page turner!

Blame It on Bianca Del Rio: The Expert on Nothing with an Opinion on Everything
                    May 22nd, 2018
                    ASIN B0716WQL4R

                    When it comes to insult comics, Bianca Del Rio is in a class by herself. Fierce, funny, and fabulous—a would-be love                     child sired by John Waters and birthed by Joan Rivers—Bianca sandblasted her name in the annals of pop culture on                     RuPaul’s Drag Race. Thanks to her snarky frankness, impeccable comedic timing, and politically incorrect humor, she                     became the show’s breakout star, winning its sixth season. In Blame It On Bianca Del Rio, Bianca shares her opinions                     loudly and proudly, offering raucous, hilarious, no-holds-barred commentary on the everyday annoyances, big and small,                     that color her world, and make it a living, albeit amusing, hell for anyone who inhabits it. 

RuPaul Biography

                    May 28th, 2019
                    ASIN B07S91BDLW

                    RuPaul Charles is an actor, producer, model, singer, songwriter, and author, known for his cross-dressing personality.                     This biography provides detailed information about his childhood, family, personal life, birthday, etc.

Unicorn: The Memoir of a Muslim Drag Queen

                    October 3rd, 2019
                    ISBN 0008306060 (ISBN13: 9780008306069)

                    From a god-fearing Muslim boy enraptured with their mother, to a vocal, queer drag queen estranged from their family,                     this is a heart-breaking and hilarious memoir about the author’s fight to be true to themselves. My name is Amrou Al-                    Kadhi – by day. By night, I am Glamrou, an empowered, fearless and acerbic drag queen who wears seven-inch heels                     and says the things that nobody else dares to. Growing up in a strict Iraqi Muslim household, it didn’t take long for me to                     realise I was different. When I was ten years old, I announced to my family that I was in love with Macaulay Culkin in                     Home Alone. The resultant fallout might best be described as something like the Iraqi version of Jerry Springer: The                     Opera. And that was just the beginning.

The RuPaul's Drag Race Handbook

                    April 18th, 2016
                    ASIN B01EENECZ2

                    This book is your ultimate RuPaul's Drag Race resource. Here you will find the most up-to-date information, facts, quotes                     and much more. In easy to read chapters, with extensive references and links to get you to know all there is to know                     about RuPaul's Drag Race's whole picture right away. Get countless RuPaul's Drag Race facts right at your fingertips                     with this essential resource. The RuPaul's Drag Race Handbook is the single and largest RuPaul's Drag Race reference                     book. This compendium of information is the authoritative source for all your entertainment, reference, and learning                     needs. It will be your go-to source for any RuPaul's Drag Race questions.

Journey to the Rainbow's End: A Drag Queen's Odyssey
                    May 9th, 2018
                    ASIN B07CZ9GWCM

                    Forrest Robert Stepnowski captures the essence of "coming out" and coming of age as a gay male today, and over the                     past three decades. "Journey to the Rainbow's End" captures the joys of love, the pain of heartbreak, surviving the                     darkness of suicide, and the self-discovery of finding one’s voice and place in society. Forrest Robert Stepnowski is a                     community advocate, a writer, a social worker, and a female impersonator, known as Victoria Eyesli, in the Pacific                     Northwest. He has been writing poetic works and prose for many years, and focuses on empowering others who have                     dealt with similar pathways of self-hate, self-deprecation, and self-loathing, in the hopes they can find they are not alone,                     that they are not deviants, nor are they against “human nature.” We all have voices, and the world should hear them all.

The Drag King Book

                    July 1st, 1999
                    ISBN 1852426071 (ISBN13: 9781852426071)

                    First book on drag kings--women who dress up as men

The Drag Queen Anthology

                    June 29th, 2004
                    ISBN 1560232846 (ISBN13: 9781560232841)

                    The Drag Queen Anthology: The Absolutely Fabulous but Flawlessly Customary World of Female Impersonators                     examines the phenomena of male-to-female gender performance and the people who live it. This provocative collection                     of original essays explores the possibilities, limitations, ironies, and controversies surrounding men who perform as                     women to an audience that knows the truth but celebrates the illusion. The book's contributors call on extensive                     backgrounds in sociology, anthropology, theater, literature--even military studies--and use a variety of approaches to                     address common themes and genres of presentation, performance, and style in a wide range of historical settings and                     cultures.

Kings, Queens, and In-Betweens
                    May 7th, 2019
                    ISBN 1534430652 (ISBN13: 9781534430655)

                    Perpetually awkward Nima Kumara-Clark is bored with her insular community of Bridgeton, in love with her straight                     girlfriend, and trying to move past her mother’s unexpected departure. After a bewildering encounter at a local festival,                     Nima finds herself suddenly immersed in the drag scene on the other side of town. Macho drag kings, magical queens,                     new love interests, and surprising allies propel Nima both painfully and hilariously closer to a self she never knew she                     could be—one that can confidently express and accept love. But she’ll have to learn to accept lost love to get there.

Untucked and Unzipped: Interviews and Recaps of RuPaul's Drag Race

                    August 29th, 2013
                    ISBN 1492190853 (ISBN13: 9781492190851)

                    Untucked and Unzipped: Interviews and Recaps of RuPaul's Drag Race contains 24 interviews and recaps of Season                     Four and the ALLSTARS season one, with a look into the behind-the-scenes for Northwest writer, Brian Michael                     Peterson.

How to Rob a Bank in Drag: A True Story of Odd LGBT Issues
                    April 14th, 2019
                    ASIN B07QPLD22J

                    "Mistresses of Disguise Guilty in Bank Heists" It just keeps getting weirder. In a true story, the author writes of a brutal                     childhood interrupted by occasional spurts of Disneyland and ponies. After a fumbled ax attack by her mother, she takes                     to the streets at 14 years old. She is prey looking for a predator. Predators she finds, as well as the unlikeliest of heroes.                     There is no "road less traveled." There is no road. She makes her way through back alleys dark and mesmerizing.                     Occasionally brutal, occasionally flat out funny. Finally old enough to legally exist, she builds a resume. Waitress. Camel                     Handler. Heroin Addict. Bank Robber. Federal Penitentiary Inmate. Mannequin Refinisher. Waitress again. In the end                     Dogaholic and Digital Artist with a terminal illness. Most of her partners have died. Doctors say she will join them. Soon.                     Maybe on the way home from the doctor's office. She rids her life of everything not precious and ends up surrounded by                     abandoned old dogs, a cat with PTSD, a very few rock-solid friendships, and some odd decorating ideas. 

Andy Warhol Drag and Draw: The Unknown Fifties
                    September 15th, 2018
                    ISBN 3777429775 (ISBN13: 9783777429779)

                    Andy Warhol’s oeuvre during the first decade of his career, before he became the godfather of pop, proved to be                     enormously influential on his life’s work, yet remains little known. Drag & Draw highlights two series of drawings from this                     decade, when Warhol first began to explore the controversial and for him deeply personal subject of drag. In the first of                     these series, Warhol drew an ensemble of spirited women derived from photographs of both stage divas and men in                     drag. 

Danny La Rue from Drags to Riches: My Autobiography
                    October 29th, 1987

                    ISBN 0670815578 (ISBN13: 9780670815579

Why Drag?

                    May 17th, 2016
                    ISBN 145214897X (ISBN13: 9781452148977)

                    For over a decade, Magnus Hastings has been photographing the world's greatest drag superstars and asking each of                     them a simple question: Why drag? The result is this mesmerizing volume in which the queens strut their stuff and reflect                     on their shared passion through a mixture of quips and philosophizing. Subjects include icons of reality TV and                     underground drag royalty, and photographs range from the divine to the trashy. Featuring the likes of Bianca Del Rio and                     Courtney Act, this collection is a beautiful celebration of drag as an art form and an exhila.   

Lettin it All Hang Out: An Autobiography
                    June 1st, 1995
                    ISBN 0786881658 (ISBN13: 9780786881659)

                    A provocative glimpse into the mind of America's foremost drag queen includes the inside story of how he rose to                     stardom as a supermodel, plus beauty tips and more than fifty black-and-white photographs.

The Bodies of Others: Drag Dances and Their Afterlives

                    March 15th, 2019
                    ISBN 0472054090 (ISBN13: 9780472054091)

                    The Bodies of Others explores the politics of gender in motion. From drag ballerinas to faux queens, and from but oh                     divas to the club mothers of modern dance, the book delves into four decades of drag dances on American stages. Drag                     dances take us beyond glittery one-liners and into the spaces between gender norms. In these backstage histories,                     dancers give their bodies over to other selves, opening up the category of realness. The book maps out a drag politics of                     embodiment, connecting drag dances to queer hope, memory, and mourning.

San Francisco Drag: A Coloring Book

                    December 8th, 2015
                    ISBN 1944507000 (ISBN13: 9781944507008)

                    Meg Murray created 50 images of some of the most iconic performers working in San Francisco today, spanning the                     spectrum from legendary diva to baby queen. Including Glamamore, Juanita Moore, Heklina, Grace Towers, Sister                     Roma, and much more!

Contemporary Drag Practices and Performers: Drag in a Changing Scene Volume 1
                    March 19th, 2020
                    ISBN 1350082945 (ISBN13: 9781350082946)

                    In recent years drag performance has moved from the fringes to emerge as a mainstream phenomenon, showcased on                     TV shows in the US and the UK. This collection offers a diverse range of critical engagements by drag performers,                     makers, scholars and writers reflecting on work from the UK, USA, Israel, Germany and Australia. Moving beyond                     discussions of gender theory, the essays consider contemporary drag performance practices, connecting them to the                     histories, communities and politics that produced them. Chapters range across discussions of drag kings in the US, UK                     and drag and activism; the influence of RuPaul on the generation of new forms of work in New York; transfeminist                     critiques of drag; 'bio'/faux queens; engagements with race and ethnicity through drag performance; drag andragogy;                     audience concerns; drag intersections with animal personas, and how drag performance relates to personal narratives.

Million Hugs, the Official Drag Handbook 2011
                    February 3rd, 2011
                    ISBN 1257007955 (ISBN13: 9781257007950)

                    The largest reference handbook on female impersonation (performers) in GLBT History. 2,600 performers invited, 21,000                     comments printed out to over 100 questions from across the country. Almost 200,000 words were shared, from                     shopping, behavior, performing, getting hired, music, promotions, security, costumes, relationships, pageants, wigs,                     makeup...Writer Todd Kachinski-Kottmeier, Best Selling Author Of BecHavn Publishing's Two Day's Past Dead, has                     tackled the first step of understanding this art form. Each year the handbook will update and focus on areas, as                     discussed by hundreds of Contributing Writers (Performers) in the United States. Keep the receipt for this book to obtain                     the Hall Of Fame Ballot located at The release of the book involved 54 major show bars throwing a                     National Celebration, with over 2500 female impersonators.

Drag: A History of Female Impersonation in the Performing Arts
                    January 1st, 1995
                    ISBN 0814712533 (ISBN13: 9780814712535)

                    Men have been dressing as women on stage for hundreds of years, dating back to the thirteenth century when the                     Church forbade the appearance of female actors but condoned that of men and boys disguised as the opposite sex.                     Forms of travestism can be traced back to the dawn of theatre and are found in all corners of the world, notably in China                     and Japan. In recent years, of course, drag has witnessed a dramatic and widespread revival. Newsday recently                     observed, People are talking about all those fabulous heterosexual film idols who now can't seem to wait to get tarted up                     in drag and do their screen bits as fishnet queens. 

RuPaul's Drag Race Mad Libs

                    January 5th, 2016
                    ISBN 0843183616 (ISBN13: 9780843183610)

                    You'll want to run—in heels—to pick up your copy of RuPaul's Drag Race Mad Libs. Fans can relive their favorite                     moments from this fierce reality show by playing the 21 stories included in this book. Work!

Fiercely You: Be Fabulous and Confident by Thinking Like a Drag Queen
                    August 15th, 2016
                    ISBN 1626568073 (ISBN13: 9781626568075)
                    Work through your fears by getting fierce!Fiercely You is a creative, playful approach to the serious problems that women                     face regarding confidence and risk taking. At a particularly low point in her life, bestselling author Jackie Huba                                       serendipitously stumbled upon the wonderful world of drag queens and was inspired. They were supremely self-assured,                     utterly fearless, strong, powerful, and unabashedly and completely themselves. Jackie even became a drag queen                     herself: Lady Trinity. Drawing on her own experiences and interviews with the world's top drag queens, Huba and                     coauthor Shelly Kronbergs offers five Keys to Fierce that will help readers find the courage to ignore criticism and live the                     life they truly want to live every day--no wigs or stilettos required.

Drag Queen Brunch
                    August 27th, 2019
                    ISBN 1941879276 (ISBN13: 9781941879276)

                    DRAG QUEEN BRUNCH is the new eye-popping, jaw-dropping cookbook-meets-lifestyle-spread by award-winning                     author and TV personality Poppy Tooker. In her 6th book, Tooker, one of New Orleans’ most celebrated preservationists                     and historians, combines the history and tradition of New Orleans drag culture with striking imagery, captivating stories                     and curated recipes from some of the city’s most acclaimed restaurants and chefs.

Legendary Children: The First Decade of RuPaul’s Drag Race and the Last Century of Queer Life
                    March 3rd, 2020
                    ISBN 0143134620 (ISBN13: 9780143134626)

                    Legendary Children centers itself around the idea that not only is Drag Race the queerest show in the history of                     television, but that RuPaul and company devised a show that serves as an actual museum of queer cultural and social                     history, drawing on queer traditions and the work of legendary figures going back nearly a century. In doing so, Drag                     Race became not only a repository of queer history and culture, but an examination and illustration of queer life in the                     modern age. It is a snapshot of how LGBTQ folks live, struggle, work and reach out to each other – and how they always                     have.

Drag Queens (People Who Made South Beach)
                    July 25th, 2013

                    ASIN B00E67YLLW

Dungeons and Drag Queens: Fire Island through the eyes of its worst drag queen
                    March 1st, 2019
                    ASIN B07MPV18QV

                    In his second collection of humorous essays, comedian, Greg Scarnici recounts some of his shocking and scandalous                     experiences over twenty-five seasons on New York’s Fire Island. From tea dances in Fire Island Pines to drag                     competitions in Cherry Grove, Scarnici paints a picture of what a typical summer on the island of misfit boys is like.                     Highlights include being crowned the Worst Drag Queen in Cherry Grove, getting innocently lured to a "sex dungeon"                     that was actually a 3X4 garden shed, and riding the ferry as his alter ego, Levonia Jenkins, every Fourth of July with two                     hundred other drag queens during the annual Invasion of The Pines. Along the way, Scarnici weaves in some of the                     history of Cherry Grove and introduces some of its most colorful characters. 


The Essential Fan Guide to Rupaul's Drag Race

                    November 21st, 2017
                    ISBN 192541857X (ISBN13: 9781925418576)

                    Everything you need to know about cult television show RuPaul's Drag Race - from seasons 1 to 9, including All Stars.                     Bursting onto the scene over two decades ago (with smash hit 'Supermodel of the World') RuPaul has been confounding                     critics to clear her own path over the many years since. Most recently, RuPaul has again become an unlikely pop-cultural                     icon by producing and starring in RuPaul's Drag Race - a reality television series that judges the charisma, uniqueness,                     nerve and talent of the competing drag queens. 

Memoirs of a Jehovah's Witness Drag Queen from Fresno
                    October 3rd, 2013
                    ASIN B00FN6RZ22
                    Memoirs of a Jehovah’s Witness Drag Queen from Fresno is a collection of true and comical stories with funny                     illustrations about my experience growing up as a Gay Boy, Drag Queen and Jehovah’s Witness in rural places like                     Fresno and Idaho.It’s full of wit, irony, humor and touching wisdom punctuated with delightful and comical caricatures                     that are bound to delight the inner child, stimulate the philosopher and tickle the irreverent degenerate.

The Drag King Anthology

                    Date Unknown
                    ISBN 1560233087 (ISBN13: 9781560233084)

Drag: Combing Through the Big Wigs of Show Business
                    April 30th, 2019
                    ISBN 0847862356 (ISBN13: 9780847862351)
                    Since man first walked the heels, no other art form has wielded as unique an influence on pop culture as Drag.                     Drag artists have now sashayed their way to snatch the crowns as the Queens of mainstream entertainment.Through                     informative and witty essays chronicling over 100 years of drag, readers will embark on a Priscilla-like journey through                     pop culture, from television shows like The Milton Berle Show, Bosom Buddies, and RuPaul's Drag Race, films like                     Some Like It Hot, To Wong Foo..., and Tootsie.

The Essential RuPaul: Herstory, Philosophy & Her Fiercest Queens

                    September 13th, 2016
                    ISBN 1925418057 (ISBN13: 9781925418057)

                    The essential guide for fans of the most famous drag queen in the world. RuPaul—the most famous drag queen in the                     world, recording artist, cult television host, pop-cultural icon—is celebrated in this essential fan guide. Bursting onto the                     scene over two decades ago with the huge hit Supermodel of the World, RuPaul has been confounding critics to clear                     her own path over the many years since. 

Diary of a Drag Queen
                    February 7th, 2019
                    ISBN 1473560497 (ISBN13: 9781473560499)
                    Northern, working-class and shagging men three times her age, Crystal writes candidly about her search for ‘the one’;                     sleeping with a VIP in an attempt to become a world famous journalist; getting hired and fired by a well-known fashion                     magazine; being torn between losing weight and gorging on KFC; and her need for constant sexual satisfaction (and                     where that takes her). Charting her day-to-day adventures over the course of a year, we encounter tucks, twists and                     sucks, heinous overspending and endless nights spent sprinting from problem to problem in a full face of make-up.This                     is a place where the previously unspeakable becomes the commendable – a unique portrayal of the queer experience.

Big Wigs: Stories of a Straight Girl in a Drag Queen's World
                    June 21st, 2007
                    ISBN 0976021633 (ISBN13: 9780976021636)

                    Author Heather Haneman has an obvious way with words. In her delightful debut book, she brings a smart, sassy style to                     the world of drag. Big Wigs: Stories of a Straight Girl in a Drag Queen's World will entertain, enlighten and inform. For                     nearly twenty years, Heather has been a backup dancer in some of the most extraordinary revues imaginable. Not bad                     for a Missouri girl, an admitted "late bloomer" who thought that drag described the life of someone involved in                                       professional auto racing. Then she arrived in Chicago. As a straight girl in a drag queen's world, Heather has developed                     a saucy, street-smart attitude, along with an unblushingly provacative persona and an always energetic wit. She already                     had the breasts. 

Drag Queen
                    November 1st, 1996
                    ISBN 0452273447 (ISBN13: 9780452273443)

                    In a story that crosses The Parent Trap with The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert, we meet Mitchell Sayer, a                     stodgy, successful gay attorney. Mitchell's well-ordered life is thrown into upheaval when his socialite mother drops a                     double bombshell en route to a Buddhist convent. Mitchell, she confesses, was adopted - and Mitchell has an identical                     twin. This long-lost, separated-at-birth sibling isn't hard to find ... but he may be hard to take. For while his driver's                     license reads Donald Sweet, he's better known in Chicago's demimonde as Kitten Kaboodle, the gloriously gowned,                     stupendously stiletto-heeled star of the Tam-Tam Club's "all-girl" review. Recovering from the shock, Mitchell doffs his                     Armani jacket, loosens his Hermes tie, and prepares for a battle of the wills. He sees it as his mission to haul Donald out                     of Bob Mackie knockoffs and into the real world - or at least into flat heels.