Edith Massey & Divine Christmas Wishes

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RIP Mario Montez, Icon of ’60s Avant-Garde Cinema

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From Filthy Dreams, a tribute to trailblazing underground superstar and drag pioneer (BUT DON'T YOU DARE CALL HIM A DRAG QUEEN!) Mario Montez: "One of Andy Warhol’s 'superstars,' Charles Ludlam’s 'ridiculous' underground drag actresses and queer film forefather Jack Smith’s 'flaming creatures,' Mario Montez sadly passed away this week in Key West. ... See the Rest

Quick Reminder! Holly Woodlawn on Tomorrow’s Ring My Bell

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So exciting! Warhol superstar and drag icon Holly Woodlawn, star of cult classics Trash and Women in Revolt, will ACTUALLY BE in the World of Wonder studios tomorrow for a Ring My Bell! Think of the history! Think of the people she's worked with! Ask her about ANDY! Ask her about CANDY! Talk about the time she fucked a beer bottle on film! Or just ... See the Rest

Flashback 1973: Candy Darling Interviews Lauren Hutton for Interview Magazine

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Lauren Hutton Interviewed by Candy Darling on a Hot, Hot Sultry Afternoon CANDY DARLING: It's a hot afternoon. LAUREN HUTTON: Sultry. DARLING: It's a sultry summer afternoon. HUTTON: In 1973 New York. DARLING: My name is Candy Darling and I'm interviewing the famous model-actress Lauren Hutton. HUTTON: Lorna. DARLING: Lorna ... See the Rest

She’s Reading Harpies Bizarre

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Flashback 1986: Doris Fish Interviewed on Pittsburgh 2 Day

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The great San Francisco drag legend Doris Fish appears on a local talk show to promote her (now) cult classic, Vegas in Space. As someone who appeared on numerous local talk shows around the same period, I can say that the condescending host and the hostile audience were just par for the course in those days. It was probably the first drag queen ... See the Rest

Quotes Unquote: Choice Excerpts from The Village Voice‘s Cover Story on “Gender Ninja” Mykki Blanco

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"Fine-boned and willowy, [Michael Quattlebaum Jr, better known by his rap alias, Mykki Blanco] didn't grow facial hair until he was 24. He has dressed as a woman in public off and on since he was 16. The first time, during a summer spent as a runaway in New York, he says he put on a pair of bell-bottoms, lipstick, and a silk headscarf and walked ... See the Rest

A Big Telepathic Hug and Wishes for a Speedy Recovery to Jackie Beat from Everybody at World of Wonder!

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Today is the big day! Today, the legendary Jackie Beat goes in for her long-awaited double hip replacement. From her GiveForward page: "Well, it's finally happening! Today I am having my double hip replacement at Cedars Sinai. ! can't believe it. For the longest time I thought this was an impossibility. Without insurance, it was just too expensive. ... See the Rest