Why? Because all of y’all need a goddamn VICTORY LAP at the moment, areweright? The Supreme Court voted in our favor (to our shock) in a decision stating that gay and trans workers are protected under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, which means we can’t be fired for being gay or trans!! In the immortal words of Shug Avery, “Miss Celie, we feel like SINGING!” But our hearts are too full of love to subject you to that, so go on ahead and dance your way through this video playlist of legendary queer performers (all of whom are spotlighted or profiled in our book, not for nothing). Take it away, queers! Dance, queens, dance! We got a win today!
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The Los Angeles Times called it “a nuanced exploration of the gender-bending figures, insider lingo and significant milestones in queer history to which the show owes its existence.” The Washington Post said it “arrives at just the right time … because the world needs authenticity in its stories. Fitzgerald and Marquez deliver that, giving readers an insight into the important but overlooked people who made our current moment possible.” Paper Magazine said to “think of it as the queer education you didn’t get in public school” and The Associated Press said it was “delightful and important” and “a history well told, one that is approachable and enjoyable for all.”
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