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Thesis - University Access Only
Master of Science (MS)
Department / School
Communication Studies and Theatre
This study investigated a specific aspect of self-disclosure known as coming out, and how men who work as drag queens come out to their families, friends, coworkers and potential dating partners. Additionally, the communication difficulties and positive communication outcomes of men who work as drag queens were investigated. An unexpected theme emerged concerning the participants’ need to defend working in drag. A discussion of limitations and suggestions for future research are included as well.
Library of Congress Subject Headings
Coming out (Sexual orientation)
Includes bibliographical references (pages 112-127)
Number of Pages
South Dakota State University
In Copyright - Non-Commercial Use Permitted
Bowman, Hannah, "Sugar and Spice and Everything Fabulous: A Thematic Analysis of Coming Out as a Drag Queen" (2014). Electronic Theses and Dissertations. 1991.