Happy Sunday! I love being Black. Let’s keep that Juneteenth energy and keep celebrating all things Black folks and liberation.
All Black Everything
Groups like the Powder Box Revue, usually referred to by the cringey and outdated title “female impersonators,” are common in the newspaper listings for black nightclubs in the era when rock and roll was dawning. More than a few future recording artists on the LGBTQ spectrum, like Little Richard and Billy Wright as well as Marchan — for whom language was probably insufficient to pinpoint their actual identity — got their start onstage in that role, though certainly many more of those performers’ individual names and stories have been lost to history.
Queer Homes, Queer Friends, Queer Family
Pride, Power, and Culture
Hey, I love you! Clean your kitchen. No really, everything is manageable with a clean kitchen, I promise. Hope you’re walking and reading and getting off the computer (even if just to watch TV on a TV and not a computer) and still checking in with your friends AND WEARING A GOD DAMNED MASK. Did I say I love you? Yes, well, doubly so. Have the best week that you can. ❤️