Parents Horrified by Man’s Risque’ Drag Performance at Children’s Talent Show

MANHATTAN, N.Y. — Parents at a school district in New York say that they are horrified after witnessing a man deliver a risque’ drag performance during their children’s talent show.

According to reports, Public School 96 PTA President Frankie Quinones gave the final performance at the Manhattan Learning Expo, held on May 25 for District 4 students, some as young as five. He wore a long-haired wig, a short black dress that was partly sheer, and high heels.

Quinones, sticking out his tongue at times, pranced across the stage during his Iris Chacón number, and seductively spread himself out on the riser, where he kicked his legs into the air and, at one point, exposed his g-string.

Video footage captures the sound of some squealing and screaming once Quinones became especially sensual. Parent Raquel Morales said that some of the reaction was of those who became especially outraged.

“People were horrified,” parent Raquel Morales told the Daily News. “It looked like a nightclub performance.”

Her 10-year-old son, J.D., said he also felt uncomfortable and didn’t know why such a performance would be allowed for children.

“I left the show the minute he started sticking his tongue out. I had my children with me and I wasn’t going to allow them to see that,” another parent, who desired to remain anonymous, stated.

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It is unclear as to who ultimately gave the green light to Quinones to be a part of the talent show, which otherwise featured piano and drum recitals and children’s choirs, but his act was listed on the event program as a “special surprise performance.”

Superintendent Alexandra Estrella served as emcee and introduced Quinones.

The New York City Department of Education has now released a statement acknowledging that the performance was not appropriate for children. It advised that, unrelated to the situation, Quinones will no longer serve as PTA president after this month as his tenure is coming to a close.

“The content of the performance was inappropriate, and a school administrator has spoken with the parent,” it said, likely referring to Quinones. “Mr. Quinones has served the maximum number of terms permitted as PTA president, and the school will host an election later this month to select a new president.”

“The superintendent will continue to meet with parents and review the process for vetting performances at district events,” the district stated.


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  • Coach

    Pagan education system. The gospel needs to be proclaimed loud, clear, and unapologetically.

    • Nick Bush

      What about those who don’t believe in Christianity?

      • Amos Moses

        yeah …. what about them ………

      • Grace Kim Kwon

        Even the pagans know that indecency and immorality are wrong because every human was created in the image of God. Mankind is facing the fisrt time in history the live species who knowingly harm their own offsprings with immorality because the previous ones were all wiped out for doing such things. Family unit’s collapse is a horrible thing to happen. The Lord’s justice be done.

      • They must be prevented from doing even more harm. Right now, it doesn’t look like it, but Lord willing we will one day be able to repair the damages caused by those who don’t believe in Christianity.

        • Trilemma

          How do you propose they be prevented from doing even more harm?

        • Nick Bush

          You sound like you advocate a Christian ISIS.

          • Grace Kim Kwon

            You Americans are so thoroughly spoiled you do not know what Non-christendoms are like, always being protected and nourished well by the gentle generous Christian Church from the very beginning. A typical of thankless well-fed rotten kids from a weathy family.

          • Jason Todd

            Where is that coming from?

    • TheLastHonestLawyer

      So long as I get to proclaim that there is no God but God, and Mohammed is His Prophet just as loudly.

    • R.C. Gerber

      I’ll agree to that. Some BIG changes need to be made post haste. But, I don’t think that there will be much in the way of change in public schools that are to cater to all people or various religions or no religion. To get an exclusive Christian based education either by influence or curriculum, There should be public schools that promote that type of atmosphere and the parents and students can choose to go to that school or go to another school with a different agenda.

  • Musky

    Warp those little minds when they’re young, teach them that deviance is normal.

    • Right? And the one mother saying the performance was spot on. I’m thinking, “In what nightclub?”

  • Amos Moses

    Mat 18:6 But whoso shall offend one of these little ones which believe in me, it were better for him that a millstone were hanged about his neck, and that he were drowned in the depth of the sea.

    Mark 9:42 And whosoever shall offend one of these little ones that believe in me, it is better for him that a millstone were hanged about his neck, and he were cast into the sea.

    Luke 17:2 It were better for him that a millstone were hanged about his neck, and he cast into the sea, than that he should offend one of these little ones.

  • Amos Moses

    /SMH ………….. pedophilia ………….

    • Grace Kim Kwon

      Real parents will stand up.

    • Trilemma

      Pedophilia? I don’t think so. Clearly, this man is a graduate of the “Drag Queen Story Hour” (DQSH) at a public library in New York.

      • Amos Moses

        it is being done to groom children to be used in pedophilia ……

        • Trilemma

          I don’t see that this was done to groom children to be used in pedophilia. It’s not always about pedophilia. However, children do need to be taught to beware of strangers. And this guy qualifies as strange.

          • Amos Moses

            but in this case it is …. there is no reason whatsoever for this to be in a school …..

          • Trilemma

            Nope………..But I totally agree that there was no reason whatsoever for this to be in a school……….

        • Parodyx

          You have absolutely no proof or evidence that this person is doing this for the purpose of luring children for use in an act of pedophilia. There is absolutely no reason to think this person, strange through he is, has an attraction to children.

          • Amos Moses

            that person may not ….. but not really the point ….. the point is that it was allowed to occur …… and that is grooming …… and the proof ….. IS THAT IT WAS ALLOWED TO OCCUR ……

          • Parodyx

            It sounds to me like the ones who allowed it didn’t know what it was going to be. Careless possibly but hardly conspiratorial.

          • Amos Moses

            the right hand does not need to know what the left hand is doing for them to act in concert …………

          • Parodyx

            Whatever THAT means.

          • Amos Moses

            two people can be in a conspiracy and have never spoken …… all they have to do is observe and act ………… people act in their own selfish interest …….

          • Parodyx

            Yeah, or much more likely and probable, no one knew what the guy was going to do.

          • Amos Moses

            right …. a guy shows up as a woman and they just missed it ……. must be “supernatural” ….

          • Parodyx

            Maybe they thought he was showing up to be in a play and dressed up as a woman.

          • Amos Moses

            so what ……….. inappropriate for children and it is grooming for pedophilia …….

          • Parodyx

            How? In what POSSIBLE sense could this be seen as grooming for pedophilia? Because a man who dresses as a woman must somehow be sexually attracted to children….WHAT?

            How many convicted pedophiles can you name who were drag queens? I mean, can you even name a single one?

          • Amos Moses

            “In what POSSIBLE sense could this be seen as grooming for pedophilia?”

            in what sense is it not …….

          • Parodyx

            Once again Amos, if you seriously believe that, you don’t know what a pedophile is. Just as you don’t know what a strawman argument is or what the No True Scotsman Fallacy is. I suggest investing in a dictionary.

          • Amos Moses

            pedophilia is ANY action toward a child to bring them to a sexual union or CONFUSION …… and that is exactly what happened ……. using sex or sexual material to CORRUPT A CHILD ……………

          • Parodyx

            No Amos, once again a dictionary would serve you well. A pedophile is someone who is sexually attracted to children, full stop. The kids who sat through this probably were left with the idea that some men like to dress up as women. They got NO message that this guy was interested in children. Learn these things, Amos.

          • Amos Moses

            having trouble with the “interpretation” ……. it is a biblical saying …….. i am sure you could just make something up ……….

      • hahaha Yea he is

      • R.C. Gerber

        That shouldn’t matter. And that is not a license to do what he did at this children’s talent show.

  • Grace Kim Kwon

    He looks like the Barbie dolls sold in stores. Barbie dolls are quite horrible, not just the NY public schools. Both Christians and children suffer in Sodom.
    May God intervene.

    • Trilemma

      You must be thinking of Drag Queen Ken dolls.

      • Grace Kim Kwon

        No, those were Barbie dollls, dressed like prostitutes. 10 years ago in toy stores. Horrible. Western Sodom is crazy in sexualizing children. A society needs real parents and not addicts.

        • Trilemma

          No way this man looked like a ridiculously slender female. However, I think this does qualify as sexualization of children and there needs to be more severe consequences.

          • Grace Kim Kwon

            Yes. Western(secular) men are hopeless and angry because they have no virgin women to marry and continue life. That’s why they dress up like women this century and don’t even protect their own tribe’s women in women’s washrooms from perv criminals. Immorality hurts everyone.

  • Grace Kim Kwon

    Absense of marriable chaste virgin female population makes men lose honor and manliness, having nothing to protect or living for. Men started sexual revolution to treat women like used cars. Non-virgin unchaste women only insult men. It must be one of the main stem causes of so many men dressing up and behaving like women nowadays. Immorality hurts men, women, and children – everyone. Man needs God to be saved and become civilized.

    • Trilemma

      Non-virgin women are worth protecting and living for. It was the men in the Old Testament who treated women as property and non-virgins damaged goods or “used cars.”

      • Guest✓ᵛᵉʳᶦᶠᶦᵉᵈ

        That’s not true. The Old Testament has explicit laws that protect women’s rights. Penalty for rape? Death. Men couldn’t just sleep with women and casually use them. They were required to marry and care for them. God says that He wouldn’t bless men who did not treat the wives of their youth properly, or who divorced without cause.

        • Trilemma

          The Old Testament has explicit laws that protect the property of men which included their women. If a man rapes a woman who is the property of another man the penalty is death. If a man rapes a woman who is not the property of another man there is no penalty.

          • Guest✓ᵛᵉʳᶦᶠᶦᵉᵈ

            That’s not true. You must be reading a bad translation or bad commentary because that’s not in the Word of God.

          • Trilemma

            Please cite the verse that says the penalty for raping an unmarried/unbetrothed woman is death.

          • Guest✓ᵛᵉʳᶦᶠᶦᵉᵈ

            25″But if a man find a betrothed damsel in the field, and the man force her, and lie with her: then the man only that lay with her shall die: but unto the damsel thou shalt do nothing; there is in the damsel no sin worthy of death: for as when a man riseth against his neighbour, and slayeth him, even so is this matter: for he found her in the field, and the betrothed damsel cried, and there was none to save her.” (Deuteronomy 22: 25-27)

            Here’s where you’re confused. You see the word “betrothed” and you think it refers only to engaged women, except that it says, “in this matter”, which refers specifically to rape.

            There is specification of a betrothed woman willingly sleeping with a man. In that case, it’s death penalty for both.

            There is specification if the woman was not willing, but forced. That would be rape, and she would be free of all crime, and he would be killed.

            Then there is specification of a man who sleeps with a single woman (not rapes her, just beguiles her) and in that case, he must marry her and provide for her. He is not a rapist, but a player.

            You’ve been reading the NIV too much, and other modern translations, which do a horrible job of translating from the original text.

            Also see the article, “What does the Bible say about sexual assault? by Katie McCoy.

      • Grace Kim Kwon

        Men always treat women as property everywhere. Only the Bible-literate Christian English were the different species among mankind, but the Western men no longer protect women and children because they even let men come into women’s restrooms and appear in women’s competitions as transgenderers. Secular men do not protect anyone or anything except for their filthy retirement money. What’s the use of being old safely by sacrificing the women and children? No honor. No meaning in life. Chastity is a horrible thing to lose.

  • Trilemma

    According to other articles, Frankie Quinones performs this act at clubs around the city. He also has two children enrolled at PS96. Model parent.

    • Parodyx

      If you’re a female impersonator you could probably have kids that are normal. If this is what your parent does for a living and you don’t know any different you probably shrug and go about your business.

  • InTheChurch

    Time to move the kids to PS97

  • TheLastHonestLawyer

    Yeah, that was not appropriate and in very poor taste.

  • Croquet_Player

    Was this appropriate for children under age ten? Certainly not. In the same way a straight man or woman doing the identical performance would be inappropriate. It’s too risque. But the idea that seeing a man in a dress, or a woman in a suit and tie is going to convince some child to “jump the fence” with their sexual or gender identity is preposterous. Gay or transgender children who grew up in totally isolated religious homes still know their gender identity or sexual orientation was misidentified. And no amount of beatings, guilt, public shaming, or other social or internal pressure ever convinces them to change. That’s simply the way they are. Often they kill themselves, because they they know they are “different” and their family and social groups, whom they love so dearly, will instantly reject them, and they would rather die than lose those relationships. Suicide looks like a “good” option to them. They don’t want to disappoint their beloved families and friends. So it’s up to us. Would we like to drive children and teens to suicide? Or wake up and realize that all evidence points to the fact that human sexuality exists on a spectrum, and just deal with reality?

  • R.C. Gerber

    He ought to be fired immediately and not allowed to finish his term. Then investigated for pedophilia and possible sexual exposure (flashing) to children and leud behavior.

  • This would NEVER occur under a biblical government.

    Had the constitutional framers (like their 17th-century Colonial predecessors) established government and society upon Yahweh’s moral law, including Leviticus 18:22 and 20:13, there would be not homosexual agenda in America because no sodomite or lesbian would dare risk exposing themselves to petition government for their “rights.”

    That this is occurring is just one more of the horrendous consequences of the ever-intensifying whirlwind today’s America is reaping as a result of the wind sown by the 18th-century founding fathers:

    “[B]ecause they have transgressed my covenant, and trespassed against my law … they have sown the wind, and they shall reap the whirlwind….” (Hosea 8:1, 7)

    How utterly tragic that Christians are predominantly leading the gang in promoting America’s national idol as the supreme law of the land, as if it’s somehow biblically compatible.

    For more, see online Chapter 3 “The Preamble: WE THE PEOPLE vs. YAHWEH” of “Bible Law vs, the United States Constitution: The Christian Perspective.” Click on my name, then our website. Go to our Online Books page, click on the top entry, and scroll down to Chapter 3.

    Then, find out how much you REALLY know about the Constitution as compared to the Bible. Take our 10-question Constitution Survey in the right-hand sidebar and receive a complimentary copy of a book that EXAMINES the Constitution by the Bible.

  • Parodyx

    As always, we have a story here about somebody who is unquestionably doing something inappropriate in front of a bunch of children (as least in terms of the way the story is being presented) but we also see comments here that make absolutely no sense whatsoever. This is not pedophilia. There’s no evidence this is being done to “lure” children over the internet, if that’s what it is, it’s being done flagrantly in front of a large group of people so there’s nothing remotely covert about it. I’m also at a loss to explain why some people are seeing that this has anything at all to do with Christianity, or an attack on it.

  • BeBeX

    “Dear GOD Please help the little children of the world, because adults have lost their way!”

  • Dianne

    “The woman shall not wear that which pertaineth unto a man, neither shall a man put on a woman’s garment: for ALL that do so are ABOMINATION unto the LORD thy God.” Deuteronomy 22:5

  • portlandeastside

    LOL….very symbolic of the internal rot and utter lack of morality promoted by the Libtard permissives