Among other things, drag queens are living testimony to the way women used to want to be, the way some people still want them to be, and the way some women still actually want to be. Drags are ambulatory archives of ideal moviestar womanhood. They perform a documentary service, usually consecrating their lives to keeping the glittering alternative alive and available for (not-too-close) inspection.
if one forces sex upon a prostitute, is it rape, or shoplifting?
Conor Oberst and the Mystic Valley Band
If you hate a person, you hate something in him that is part of yourself. What isn’t part of ourselves doesn’t disturb us.