You said you want to see the world…I said go
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I love, love, love this show! Ryan Murphy (American Horror Story) introduces us to “An LGBTQ community that expressed glamorous creativity by staging elaborate and defiant spectacles of fashion, dancing, and exquisitely pointed wit, where like-minded people found each other, built communities as distinctive “houses,” and, more powerfully still, choose each other as family.” House Jernigan, serving fishy realness, hunty!
One of my favorite shows…including Antony Starr and Ivana Milicevic, drag queen/computer hacker/ninja Job, tattoed hunk Kurt Bunker (if you like that kind of thing, and most women and gay men do, the hard as nails beauty Lili Simmons, and joining the cast is Eliza Dushku, who I love (who most gay men know from Buffy). Saving the best for last, the great love of my life Ulrich Thomsen is the super villain Kai Procter, who will kick yer ass! I love him soo much. John Jernigan-Thomsen
Every DJ and drag queen and anybody in the music industry, hell any creative person or artist or outcast or flaming homosexual or log cabin Republican should read this great biography, about the fabulous Sylvester, the stylish and classy singer. Sylvester loved nothing more than being mistaken for Josephine Baker or Billie Holiday…or at least for a beautiful fish covering their songs.
from The Fabulous Sylvester – “When most of the girls, Disquotay members or not, grew dissatisfied with water balloon bosoms and towel hips, a lot of them took hormones, since as Duchess tells it “everyone wanted titties and the soft hip flow.” Dooni, the future Sylvester, taught them how to whittle pieces of foam with a razor blade, tapering them down the thigh and up toward the waist. They would cut the rear out of a girdle and insert a foam ass and hips, sometimes getting ready for a party would not be unlike suiting up for a football game.”
“Some of the queens, like Diane Moorehead and Jackie Hoyle, had jobs to get “pennies for our fashions” using their pay to buy material, beads, wigs. Some were too effeminate to be employable, as Jackie put it “Ain’t nobody going to hire you with no eyebrows.”
“Hibiscus wore a gold lamp shade, coconut halves for breasts, and a grass skirt with nothing underneath. Kreemah sported a platinum wig done up with red feathers, and a red Empire velvet dress, and danced tango-style with one of the satin palm trees. Harlow’s natural blonde hair fell in pre-Raphealite cascades. She wore emeralds at her ears and neck, and a backless silver satin gown cut low in front, and a white fur fox draped over her shoulders that allowed her to discreetly flash her breasts. Dusty Dawn wore pigtails and a sailor blouse, and swayed to the music while exposing her breasts. Scrumbly also flashed, lifting his hoop skirt to jump through a hula hoop.”
“People still look at me as some kind of spokesman, Sylvester told the New Musical Express in 1982, but I think my career has transcended the gay movement. I mean my sexuality has nothing to do with my music. When I’m fucking I’m not thinking about singing.” The opposite was actually true, he was recording on the gayest record label on Earth, where free people and music were entwined like the roots of a tree.
“A lot of people didn’t recognize Sylvester at first, what with the hat, the wheelchair, the emaciation. It’s Sylvester, you’d hear, and cheers would begin. It’s Sylvester! Obviously he was very sick, obviously he had AIDS, obviously he was dying. You’d see people put hands on their mouths, tears, cheers, silence, Sylvester!”
“Sylvester’s hair was bright red and his lips painted pink and his brown face made up tastefully for an evening occassion, his tall body wrapped in a gold embroidered red kimono. Everyone agreed he looked like Sylvester. Everyone agreed he would be pleased to be such a sight to behold. He looked like a sleeping little boy, dreaming himself into being. He looked slim, with the body of a teenaged Dooni who had banged tambourines and roller skated – so ridiculous, so unafraid – down a South Central street. He looked like a film star or princess, taken tragically before her time. Flawless, on a Monday.”
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When I lived in New Orleans, Bianca hosted Drag Bingo at Oz…that bitch has always been funny, I love her!
Bianca Del Rio is my girl, and I am 100 % sure she is winning Rupaul’s Drag Race this year…but Adore is one funny bitch! I love her. This bitch got talent as well…she almost won American Idol, back when it was Simon and Paula and fat Randy.
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16 years old, cruising Highland Park in Birmingham’s Southside, singing along with Dead or Alive and Erasure, searching for a distinguished gentleman: so so GAY! and criminal?
“The other night a close friend told me
Never let my heart fall into careless hands
I said,”Thanks, that’s very nice, appreciate your good advice
But things don’t always go the way that I planned”
“I try to discover
A little something to make me sweeter
Oh baby refrain from breaking my heart
I’m so in love with you
I’ll be forever blue
That you give me no reason
Why you’re making me work so hard
That you give me no
Soul, I hear you calling
Oh baby please give a little respect to me”
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Bianca was New Orleans royalty when I lived there. Now she’s taken over the Big Apple. She’s funny as shit, irreverent, sharp tongued, but ALL TEA NO SHADE…she’s not a bitch, instead a likable, talented, smart and youthful (ish) lady. She is a role model to young whatever ethnicity she is? drag queens everywhere. Bianca is on the new season of Rupaul’s Drag Race, and won the first challenge already! Condragulations, I hope you win it all, 504 ya heard?
Semmes, Alabama, is named for a Confederate admiral. Shockingly, the people of Semmes, Alabama, felt a little weird about an “all-male, African-American gay dance team from Mobile” impersonating sexy Santa gals at their annual Christmas parade. If by weird, you mean irate.
The 3,000-strong population of Semmes apparently likes its Christmas parade the way it likes its nooses: straight. And the Friends of Semmes, who put on the parade, feel just awful that the town’s upstanding citizens and children were forced to see the young African-American gentlemen of the Prancing Elites in action, according to Mobile’s Fox 10:
[Prancing Elites] Group Captain Kentrell Collins said he had every reason to believe the routine would be welcomed at the Semmes Christmas parade. After all, they were invited.
“I said, ‘we’re all over 21 and we’re guys.’ She was so excited. She was like ‘I didn’t know they had any groups like that in Mobile,'” Collins said.
However, instead of applause or cheers group members said they heard lots of jeers.
“Some of them were saying stuff like ‘Oh my God, what’s that?'” dancer Adrian Clemons said.
Claudia Davis, area white woman, spoke to the TV station on behalf of wide-mouthed concerned citizens everywhere. “I was outraged and appalled,” she said, as she stood shaking beside her presumably now-warped daughter:
“I never expect anything like this at the Semmes Christmas parade!.. If they were gonna put this… kind of… activity in the parade, they should have notified the people of Semmes so that we had a choice whether we wanted out child to attend and see something like that.”
Indeed. Besides naming its fair town in honor of a secessionist who was arrested for treason after the War of Northern Aggression, Semmes’ other claims to fame are that it has its own zip code and Walmart.
I like long walks on the beach, fried chicken and big dicks – Jujubee
So when I applied for my last job they had me take a test that analyzes behavioral style, that is, a person’s manner of doing things. That was all well and good, until I got my results back and they had me listed as female 😦 I highlighted a few sentences that seemed to be trying to out me as a gay anyways…
Based on John’s responses, the report has selected general statements to provide a broad understanding of her work style. These statements identify the basic natural behavior that she brings to the job. That is, if left on her own, these statements identify HOW SHE WOULD CHOOSE TO DO THE JOB. Use the general characteristics to gain a better understanding of John’s natural behavior.
“John, as a manager, supervisor or group leader can use her people skills to build group involvement and increase participation from the group. She prefers working for a participative manager. She does her best work in this kind of environment. She projects a self-assured and self-confident image. She is approachable, affectionate and understanding. John likes feedback from her manager on how she is doing. She can be friendly with others in many situations, but primarily with groups of established friends and associates. She is sociable and enjoys the uniqueness of each human being. She can combine and balance enthusiasm and patience. She tends to trust people and may be taken advantage of because of her high trust level. John seeks popularity and social recognition. She likes to deal with people in a favorable social environment. She likes to develop people and build organizations.”
“John likes working for managers who make quick decisions. She
is good at solving problems that deal with people. Because of her trust
and willing acceptance of people, she may misjudge the abilities of
others. She is good at giving verbal and nonverbal feedback that
serves to encourage people to be open, to trust her and to see her as
receptive and helpful. John prefers not disciplining people. She may
sidestep direct disciplinary action because she wants to maintain the
friendly relationship. When she has strong feelings about a particular
problem, you should expect to hear these feelings, and they will
probably be expressed in an emotional manner. She likes to
participate in decision making.”
“John may use her time imprecisely because she likes to talk to
people. She is comfortable with most people and can be quite informal
and relaxed with them. Even when dealing with strangers, John will
attempt to put them at ease. It is important for John to use her people
skills to “facilitate” agreement between people. She tends to look at all
the things the group has in common, rather than key in on the
differences. She tends to influence people to her way of thinking by
using verbiage as compared with others who like to use reports. John
judges others by their verbal skills and warmth. She is positive in her
approach to dealing with others. She may not understand why
everyone doesn’t see life as she does! She is both a good talker and a
good listener. She usually uses many gestures when talking.“