While some believe drag shows are a form of entertainment that promote inclusivity, others have raised concerns about the sexual content children are being exposed to despite being marketed as “family-friendly.”
Video footage of several performances shows children at events where men in revealing outfits perform highly sexualized choreographed dances. Other footage has shown children dancing — sometimes provocatively — on stage while adults throw money at them.
Despite the adult content that's prevalent in these shows, many were marketed as appropriate for children.
Here's a list of six drag shows that were promoted as family-friendly or for all ages but exposed children to inappropriate sexual messages.