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Yay! I get to be on TV again on my friend’s show! #Repost @jameslarosa
Two of these people will be appearing on #HitTheFloor S4.
Merry Crystal everybody and happy Chakakhanukkah too. Thanx @natsgetty & @gigigorgeous for being the best.
Funniest Paint Me Bitch in a long time with @misslailamcqueen #linkinbio https://youtu.be/uvMjzgH_-XI
There is so much cool jewelry and leather goods at my spot right now for @mitchelprimrose’s pop up shop. 1646 N Cherokee Ave near Hollywood & Highland. Come shop til 5. It’s right next to @marcomarcounderwear, too
Follow my holiday Ho friends.
I 💙coming to set and seeing my friends. @iamsarahmitchell @zacbrazenas @williegomez are turning it out on set for the #GreatestShowman! 🎩 ☑️out FOX tomorrow at 7/6pm Central AND my live stream to catch some special BTS footage during the #TheGreatestLiveCommercial! #Ad
@idajohs looks cute in her @dragqueenmerch #linkinbio https://www.dragqueenmerch.com/collections/willam
I love my book intro. Suck Less is over a year old and this intro was rewritten like 3 times all with the help of my editrix-at-large @jokestress
The key to a good lifestyle shoot is acting natural. @natsgetty & @gigigorgeous went all out and holidayed their home the hell out. 🌴❄️ so fun.
has there never been a Sylvester challenge on Drag Race?  #Repost @lgbt_history
“An androgynous, cross-dressing, openly gay, African American, falsetto-singing, unapologetically flaming man-diva influenced primarily by church women, black blues singers, drag queens, hippies, and homos…Sylvester rode his marginality right into the mainstream: a star not despite the boundaries of race, gender, and sexuality he eagerly crossed but because of them.” – Joshua Gamson, “The Fabulous Sylvester”
Picture: Sylvester (Sept. 6, 1947 – Dec. 16, 1988), San Francisco, California, Oct. 1988. Photo © Jim Wigler.
Sylvester James, Jr., known by his stage name Sylvester, who died twenty-nine years ago today, was an American singer-songwriter, best-known as The Queen of Disco in San Francisco.
Sylvester left home at fifteen, seeking refuge in the queer Black community of Los Angeles. In 1970, he moved to San Francisco, where he joined the avant-garde performance art troupe The Cockettes. After the group famously imploded during a late 1971 performance in New York City, Sylvester sought other opportunities.
In 1976, after hiring backup singers Martha Wash and Izora Rhodes (known as “Two Tons O’ Fun”), Sylvester hit his musical stride, performing regularly at gay bars throughout San Francisco and signing a record deal with Fantasy Records in 1977.
Sylvester’s second album, “Step II,” included his biggest hits: “Dance (Disco Heat)” and “You Make Me Feel (Mighty Real).”
Even as he enjoyed mainstream success, Sylvester maintained a close connection with the gay community, performing at Gay Pride events throughout his career.
In 1985, Sylvester’s boyfriend, Rick Crammer, was diagnosed with HIV, and he died in September 1987; soon thereafter, Sylvester developed a persistent cough and ultimately was diagnosed with the virus.
“Near the end,” Adam Block wrote in an obituary in @theadvocatemag, “Jim Wigler came to shoot a portrait of Syl for his ‘Faces of AIDS’ project. Syl, who had set such store by glamour, agreed to the session…When Jim asked for a quote to accompany the shot, Syl just stared blankly into space and said, ‘I’m dying, and it ain’t pretty.
When they say send clear face pics. @rhealitre