Research Evidence Source List (Ella)

Ella Smith

Senior Thesis


Research Evidence 1 (due 10/22)

Books: 3/5

  • The Stonewall Reader
  • Voguing and the Ballroom Scene…
  • GuRu

Journals: 6/10

  1. The American Gay Rights Movement and Patriotic Protest
  2. Paris is Burning: How Society’s Stratification Systems Make Drag Queens of Us All
  3. Gender/Racial Realness: Theorizing the Gender System in Ballroom Culture
  4. Drag Queens’ Use of Language and the Performance of Blurred Gendered and Racial Identities
  5. Drag queens and gender identity
  6. Drag queen as angel.

Interview: 1/1

  • Andre Cavalcante

Other: 2/5

  • Film: Paris Is Burning
  • 2nd interview- Matthew Ray

Research Evidence 2 (due 12/16)

Books: 2/5

  • Drag: The Complete Story
  • The Gay Revolution

Journals: 4/10

  1. Discontents of Being and Becoming Fabulous on RuPaul’s Drag U: Queer Criticism in Neoliberal Times
  2. Behind the Make-Up: Gender Ambivalence and the Double-Bind of Gay Selfhood in Drag Performance
  3. An exploration of gender from the perspective of cisgender male drag queens
  4. “Everyday Joe” versus “Pissy, Bitchy, Queens”: Gay Masculinity on

Other: 3/5

  • Journal: “The most profoundly revolutionary act a homosexual can engage in”: Drag and the Politics of Gender Presentation in the San Francisco Gay Liberation Movement, 1964–1972 [[google drive]]
  • Journal: A Natural History of the Drag Queen Phenomenon – Michael Moncrieff, Pierre Lienard, 2017 [[st bookmark]]
  • Journal: America Has a New National Pastime: And it involves wigs, tucking, and heavy makeup. The new celebrity economy of drag. [[st bookmark]]

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