Drag queen culture has become increasingly well-known, especially with shows like RuPaul’s Drag Race garnering widespread attention. However, drag kings receive far less coverage. To highlight this, four women from BuzzFeed were paired with seasoned drag kings who gave them masculine makeovers. After hours of serious contouring, make-up, and binding, each had a look inspired by various men, including Zayn Malik and Freddie Mercury. To learn more about drag kings from Los Angeles, and to see more of the work of the drag kings that helped these BuzzFeed women, you can check out the upcoming documentary The Making of A King.
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