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Published: 13 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373520-170
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7352-0
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By Tristan Taormino
Published: 05 September 2023
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2721-8
... Provincetown LGBTQ drag queens Jimmy James gay parents ...
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By Tristan Taormino
Published: 05 September 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027218-010
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2721-8
... Tristan lives with Bill in Provincetown for the summer and meets her first drag queens.Tristan spends a second summer with Bill in Provincetown and finds out he is gay. Provincetown LGBTQ drag queens Jimmy James gay parents ...
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By Tim Lawrence
Published: 09 September 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7392-6
... Pyramid drag queen Ivan Baker Fun Gallery Patti Astor Jean-Michel Basquiat East Village West Village ...
Published: 16 September 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373711-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7371-1
... La Marr Jarelle Bruce focuses on three films— To Wong Foo , Romeo + Juliet , and Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil— that feature black drag queens who serve a particular use value within the rhetorical mise-en-scène of each film’s racial, sexual, and gender politics. Bruce’s analyses...
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By Tim Lawrence
Published: 09 September 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373926-021
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7392-6
... Fired by Jim Fouratt during the attempt to open Danceteria, Bobby Bradley and Alan Mace took over down-and-out bar the Pyramid Cocktail Lounge, relaunching the Avenue A spot on 10 December. The opening-night party blended Western movies, drag queen performances, and DJ-ing in the back room...
Published: 09 September 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7392-6
... the Avenue A spot on 10 December. The opening-night party blended Western movies, drag queen performances, and DJ-ing in the back room. Demand soon surpassed all expectations and by the spring the spot matched Danceteria’s seven-nights-a-week parade. As it became clear that Pyramid was part of a broader East...
Series: Religious Cultures of African and African Diaspora People
Published: 03 August 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375319-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7531-9
... Cubans’ performances of royalty (carnival kings and queens) and waged “anti-witchcraft” campaigns targeting their home ceremonies for regal orichas (deities) of Regla de Ocha, which was then spreading among blacks in Santiago’s poorer neighborhoods and attracting the sympathetic interest of afrocubanista...
Series: Religious Cultures of African and African Diaspora People
Published: 03 August 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7531-9
... purged Cuban streets of black Cubans’ performances of royalty (carnival kings and queens) and waged “anti-witchcraft” campaigns targeting their home ceremonies for regal orichas (deities) of Regla de Ocha, which was then spreading among blacks in Santiago’s poorer neighborhoods and attracting...