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To our knowledge, 1972* marks the first time the term Drag King was in print in The Queen’s Vernacular: A Gay Lexicon by Bruce Rogers.
*Oxford English Dictionary cites Rogers, Bruce (1972), The Queen’s Vernacular: A Gay Lexicon, Straight Arrow Books