#TBT: 4 Pioneering Drag Kings

These four women were some of the early pioneers in male impersonation paving the road for today's drag kings.
By: SheWired Editors
July 24 2014 4:00 AM

Hetty King (1883–1972) was born as Winifred Emms. She performed in the English Music Hall circuit with her father and eventually sharpened her own act as a male impersonator with a career that spanned both world wars. King often dressed as a dandy or a soldier and sandy some of the less risque songs that soldiers sang in the trenches.

 

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