In the following Inquirer article Kayla Drescher answers the question about :being called a “female magician.”

“Yes, I am very, very sick of being asked what it’s like to be a woman in this industry,” she says.

The stereotype of a magician in a top hat sawing his glamorous, sequined female assistant in half endures among the wider public, who can rarely name performers beyond Harry Houdini, David Copperfield, and David Blaine.
While the outfits have changed, still just 7 percent of magicians operating today are female — roughly the same proportion as the membership of the elite “Academy of Magical Arts” that calls the Magic Castle home.

Read the entire Inquirer article here: https://newsinfo.inquirer.net/1508818/women-show-why-magic-has-been-missing-a-trick

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Salman Behbehani

Travelling around the globe with his Poker-Face, Salman Behbehani is a travelling magician. Cards are his thing.