This month we’re celebrating #50yearsofpride 🏳️🌈 .
Male impersonator Stormé DeLarverié (center), emcee of the Jewel Box Revue, a racially inclusive traveling revue of impersonators, surrounded by three female impersonators at Roberts Show Club, Chicago, Illinois, 1958. Gelatin silver print. Stormé DeLarverié photograph collection.
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, The New York Public Library.
Photo: The New York Public Library / Art Resource, NY
Image Number: ART569764
I mean... I guess I appreciate the support. But, this guy clearly has no idea about who I am and what I stand for. At least he was trying to be positive. Mostly I just get death threats for being a "LGBT to whatever" person on YouTube. Bigotry is not tolerated.
In 1885, Elisa and Marcela meet and form a great friendship, which grows into a forbidden love that they have to keep hidden. In 1901, Elisa adopts a male identity in order to marry the woman she loves.