Pintosas, bafônicas!/¡Fabulosos, reinas!/¡Fabulosas, divinas!:

Sexually Diverse Representations in the Dubbed Versions of Super Drags

Abstract

In this article, the authors analyze the intersection between drag and audiovisual translation in an atypical case of representation in the streaming era. Super Drags is a Brazilian adult animated series originally produced in Portuguese for Netflix. The series is about three working-class gay men whose alter egos, the Super Drags, protect the LGBTQ community. The results of the analysis show how the representation of gender and sexuality occurs in three different dubbed versions of Super Drags —Latin American Spanish, Peninsular Spanish, and English. Based the content and thematic analysis of the complete first season (5 episodes), the authors argue that the function of drag in the animated series is to promote transgressive representations of the heteronormative sex/gender system. Regarding the dubbed versions of Super Drags, the results show that the main themes of the series —the visibility of sexually diverse identities, a critique to gender binarism, and the transgression of the gendered notions of the «feminine» and «masculine» bodies— are rendered differently in each version.
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