Malaysian Drag Queens share underground art scene | WeirdKaya
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The Full Frontal recently uploaded a video interviewing four Malaysia drag queens.
The KL based drag queens shared about their coming out story, drag performance and social stigma in the 15 minute video.
What is drag queen- simplified
Drag is a gender-bending art form in which a person dresses in clothing and makeup meant to exaggerate a specific gender identity, usually of the opposite sex.
Therefore to “do drag” is to perform a caricature of the opposite gender or more simply, cross-dressing.
Usually represented by men (often gay men or queer men), drag queens dress up in exaggerated women’s attire and make-up to present themselves as women.
Coming Out Story
Malaysia has yet to become a country that publicly accepts the LGBTQ+ community. Regardless,