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The Drag Kings of Portland

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The Drag Kings of Portland

Performing Arts

The Drag Kings of Portland

The Drag Kings of Portland

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Victoria Blake reports on a group of women performing as "drag kings" in Portland, Ore. Their act — dressing as men and singing cabaret-style — is packing in crowds and making good money.