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Below is a link to novelist Michael Cunningham’s 1998 piece on ball queen legend Angie Xtravaganza. Reading this heartbreaking article is like watching a lost Atlantis rise to the surface. It is an elegy not only for Angie, but also for an aspect of New York City that now only exists in memory.

The Link is here

(And also photographer Brian Lantelme’s pictorial/written history of notorious drag bar and Angie Xtravaganza hang out spot Sally’s Hideaway here and here)

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