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Coming Out With the D.C. Kings

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Flyer for monthly drag king show at Phase 1 club and bar, featuring Ken Vegas, the group's founder and executive producer. Phase 1 hosts the ladies of D.C. Kings and the D.C. Gurly Show every second Sunday.
D.C. Kings
Flyer for monthly drag king show at Phase 1 club and bar, featuring Ken Vegas, the group's founder and executive producer. Phase 1 hosts the ladies of D.C. Kings and the D.C. Gurly Show every second Sunday.

Coming out was just the beginning for D.C.'s oldest troupe of performing Drag Kings; today they come out and play their created male characters for a crowd of adoring fans once a month. Yet, as members of the D.C. Kings tell Lauren Hodges, it took practice, and a lot of courage, before they found applause.

[Music: "Sharp Dressed Man (Streetlab Mix)" by ZZ Top from salacioussound.com]

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