Becoming Myself Post-Divorce Through Drag

“Po’Chop asks us to list adjectives we associate with masculinity. I think of men I want to emulate — Stanley Tucci, Mandy Patinkin, my dad. We pace and pose with these adjectives in mind, cheer each other on through acting out these poses. It’s the most I have thought about existing in my body in a long time, and the awkwardness starts to give way to appreciation, and even a bit of confidence.”