‘Why Are You Doing This To Me?’: Philip Monaghan and David Trinidad’s Diva Drama At Fales Library
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‘Why Are You Doing This To Me?’: Philip Monaghan and David Trinidad’s Diva Drama At Fales Library

“I have been perfectly reckless and foolish in return thinking…” fervidly cries Cathy–played by Julianne Moore–to her African American friend Raymond with whom she is on the brink of embarking on a forbidden relationship, upon witnessing her husband’s affair with a man in 1950s America in Far From Heaven. In his 2002 film, Todd Haynes revives those pastel-colored … Continue reading

Role Models: Dean Johnson
Role Models

Role Models: Dean Johnson

Cutting a striking and completely unforgettable figure at 6’6″ dressed in a short Edie Sedwick-esque cocktail dress, enormous sunglasses, a bald head and a bad attitude, party promoter, intimidating drag superstar, proud sex worker and self-proclaimed rock n’ roll fag Dean Johnson is a role model for anyone who dreams of telling Mary Tyler Moore to fuck off. Continue reading