According to someone or other, it's somewhat-officially National Drag History Month, wherein we remember all of those gentlemen and ladies who have defied traditional gender roles and entertained the queer, urban bohemian and bridge-and-tunnel crowds alike.
Let the following video clips serve as an ad hoc tribute to the coarse and corseted and the teased and tucked.
Marlene Dietrich looks super hot in a tuxedo in Morocco (1930)
Jack Lemmon makes excuses in Some Like It Hot (1959)
Milton Berle is Auntie Mildred on I Love Lucy (1959)
Divine is a bad, bad girl in Female Trouble (1974)
Joyce Hyser gets out of gym class in Just One of the Guys (1985)
RuPaul quickly became the Supermodel of the World (1993)
"I'm a Lumberjack and I'm OK" at the Hollywood Bowl (2006)
Coco and Evie girl it up in the 9-minute short The Jizz Party (2008)