Justin Trudeau’s Drag Race


A key figure in the movement to make drag family friendly is Harris Kornstein, a 'genderqueer' professor who sits on the board of Drag Queen Story Hour and goes by the drag name Lil Miss Hot Mess. In his manifesto for the movement, 'Drag Pedagogy: The Playful Practice of Queer Imagination in Early Childhood', Kornstein explains his aims - namely, to confuse concepts of gender and sex, to break down the 'boundaries between reality and fantasy', to 'destigmatise shame' and to teach children that 'ideas of appropriateness are subject to change'.

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