From Michael Musto’s article from The New York Times:

Long before “RuPaul’s Drag Race” made cross-dressing a televised form of mainstream entertainment, there was the drag boom of the 1980s and ’90s, when a burgeoning New York club scene was filled with drag performers who perfected the art form.

Much of that scene would be forgotten were it not for the drag comic who goes by the stage name Linda Simpson, who captured it all with a point-and-shoot camera she kept in her purse, making her the Studs Terkel of the nip-and-tucking crowd.

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