Classic drag documentaries and their impact on the gay rights movement

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Pride month wraps ends this weekend is the end of Pride Month. We look back at classic drag documentaries: "The Queen," about a 1960s drag queen beauty pageant and was the first inside look into the world of drag; "Queens at Heart," a short documentary on drag queens; "Paris is Burning," about drag queens in New York City. 

Credits

Guests:
Dave White - film critic for The Wrap and co-host of the podcast Linoleum Knife - @dlelandwhite, Alonso Duralde - senior programmer at Outfest - @ADuralde

Host:
Madeleine Brand

Producers:
Sarah Sweeney, Michell Eloy, Alexandra Sif Tryggvadottir, Rosalie Atkinson, Gabriela Sierra Alonso