Why is cross dressing called drag?
Drag is Slang. Just another bad and unintelligent form of English.
Cross dressing is wearing clothing usually associated with the opposite sex. This can range from a guy who wears women's undergarments to "you really can't tell it's a guy" drag. There is also "gender-f**k" which is to cross dress while maintaining some characteristic that contradicts the clothing. For example, a guy may cross dress but not shave his beard. == ==
slang + drag = drag queen, transgender ______________ It doesn't always mean that. If someone says "what a drag," it means that they aren't happy about the situation... perhaps the idea that a person or an idea is "dragging" your feelings down a little. In "drag queen" it refers to dressing "in drag" which means men dressing up like women, and often taking on a female persona for performances. And often it doesn't have anything…