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Thoughts on Bette Midler's 'Ordinary' LGBT Community Comments

Not long ago singer Bette Midler stated the following to The Advocate:

“The extreme characters you used to see in the Village in the old days, you just don’t see them anymore, and I really do miss them because there was a feeling I used to get that people were expressing themselves in the most elaborate of ways,” she says of the flamboyant fans who were among the core following she gained during her time singing in the Continental Baths, a gay bathhouse, during the summer of 1970.

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From the outside in

As many of us have, I’ve been thinking a lot about race lately. Between Ferguson, Missouri, and New York, and the resulting protests and marches, I think you’d have to be living under the proverbial rock if you weren’t thinking about race these days. 2,528 more words