On Dirt Bag there was an item about RuPaul:

RuPaul put a fake version of her album on a music pirating site that plays 20-3o seconds of each song, which promptly fade away into her chiding you for illegally downloading music.

Is the accepted thing to refer to drag queens by feminine pronouns? Do you only do that when they are performing?

I just checked Wikipedia to see what RuPaul's real name is (RuPaul Andre Charles) and apparently this is what RuPaul has to say on the subject:

You can call me he. You can call me she. You can call me Regis and Kathie Lee; I don't care! Just as long as you call me.


This seems like a weird blurry area, since as far as I know (and I admit I don't know much) usually drag queens are not transgender, right? But then there's that thing where gay men call each other girl? And someone in the comments section on the Dirt Bag was mad at RuPaul for using the term she-male (which I know is not considered an acceptable way to refer to a trans woman)? Anyway, if anyone has any knowledge they would like to share, I would certainly appreciate it.