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Drag queens wear ‘womanface’ like minstrels wore ‘blackface’ — but you’ll be sacked if you say so

On a Zoom call in November 2020, Cathy Boardman showed her cultural studies class two pictures: one of a white performer appearing in “blackface”; the other of a drag queen, with a caption asking, “What about ‘womanface’?” There was no flaw in her logic. If it’s racist for a white actor to impersonate a black […]