The Queen has had a Facelift and is coming Back

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In 1968, way before Paris is Burning and the ubiquitous Drag Race, filmmaker Frank Simon shot his debut documentary about the 1967 Miss All-America Camp Beauty Pageant.  This glorious piece of cinema verite that captured a group of drag queens vying to be the winner has been lovingly restored in 4K, and thanks to the … Continue reading




Historian JULIO CAPO on QUEERMIAMI the new Exhibit that looks at our Community’s past

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To mark the 50th Anniversary of Stonewall Inn Riots, gay historian/academic and author of Welcome to Fairyland : Queer Miami before Julio Capó Jr. has curated  a new exhibit at HistoryMiami Museum . Queer Miami : A History of LGBTQ Communities traces our community from its roots to the current day.

Queerguru took a trip to the Museum to check out this stunning exhibit during Miami Beach Pride Week and talked to Prof. Capo about what Queer Miami means to us all.

The interview was conducted by Roger Walker-Dack and filmed by Richard Bolton at History Miami Museum 

 

 

 

 

 

P.S You can also check tout our review of Welcome To Fairyland here http://www.queerguru.com/2018/11/welcome-to-fairyland-queer-miami-before-1940



Two new Exhibits to celebrate our LGBTQ History

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  Since writing about  Brooklyn Historical Society’s new Exhibit On The (Queer) Waterfront which traces 150 years of queer history in their Borough, we have come across another couple of US Museums who are curating very similar exhibitions. The Oakland Museum of California (OMCA) is currently planning  Queer California: Untold Stories the first-of-its-kind that will … Continue reading



The Fruit Machine : how Canada persecuted the LGBT community in the past

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  For those of us in the LGBTQ community in the  US who have recently been looking North enviously at the positive and refreshing liberating leadership of Prime Minister Trudeau may be shocked to discover that there is also long history of oppression that the Canadian authorities rigidly imposed on anyone suspected of being gay.  … Continue reading



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