Marsha P. Johnson & Sylvia Rivera: History’s Bravest Heroes You’ve Never Heard Of AbstractMarsha P. “Pay it No Mind” Johnson and Sylvia Rivera are drag queens that are not honorably mentioned in the popular television series, RuPaul’s Drag Race. The activists are also not mentioned in your history or sociology books, and they certainly are […]
The 49-year old retired bioqueen from Saint Louis, Charlotte Sumtimes, used a mix of burlesque and drag to create a unique entertainment. The mother of three Once taboo, now widely accepted, the queen has been credited for normalizing stripping among drag artists in the Saint Louis Grove.
Gender is defined through traditional societal behaviors. In these photos, I captured how gender is being redefined through some of the most simplest acts by reversing the gender of the person who would normally be performing them.