Drag in the Digital Age

May 16, 2018 · New York, United States of America

Drag -- as performance, as culture, as community -- preexists internet culture by decades, but like everything, it has been shaped by the development of digital life. The emergence of social media offers new opportunities for self-definition, including new ways of performing genders and sexualities, for self-promotion, and for the representation of previously invisible communities. Join QX for Drag in the Digital Age to explore the relationship between drag and digital, gender and bodies, and self-promotion and self-identity in our new digitally mediated reality.

DRAG PERFORMANCES will follow the panel discussion and Q&A -- bring tips!

{} Merrie Cherry - Legendary Drag Queen
{} Charlene - Legendary Drag Queen
{} Joe E. Jeffreys - Multi-platform Drag Historian
{} Lil Miss Hot Mess - PhD Student AND Legendary Drag Queen

{} Anyone interested in the intersections of queer identities, technology, and user design!
{} Folks who work in or around tech or design -- UX and UI Designers, Engineers, PMs, Strategy, QA, Analytics, etc.
{} People who would like to talk to drag queens and then watch them slay the house down in gagworthy performances!

We will provide some lite eats and wine, water, soda, etc.!

$1, $5, $20 bills to TIP THE QUEENS!

This event is supported by Implosion Labs. Talk to Danya to learn more!

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