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Broadcast: Last Night at the Proms

One can already feel the a flicker of the “queer fat femme energy” in the air as Jamie Barton prepares for tonight’s Last Night at the Proms extravaganza. The concert goes live starting at 2:00 PM EDT.

Where’er you woke

Our Own (in so many senses) Jamie Barton graces the Last Night of the Proms on Saturday with her “queer fat femme energy.” [Twitter]

For those about to frock

Says Jamie Barton: “It’s 50 years since the anniversary of Stonewall. It’s so important for me to stand up proudly as a bisexual woman. What I can tell you is that the main colour of the dress will be pewter, with a cape element, a bubble sleeve – and a reveal!” [The Guardian] Photo: BreeAnne Clowdus

Wonder women


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