Lilac Time at the Stampede

The subjects of the Lilac Time series of books are Gay male fashion and art practitioners we lost to AIDS. In Lilac TIme at the Stampede we visit with: Hibiscus & the Cockettes, Marie Debris, David Wojnarowicz, Martin Wong, and Peter Hujar. These men because of the stigma attached to their illness, were never properly eulogized. Bright, brilliant, and visionary all, the loss of these men to AIDS was devastating. In some cases, the memory of their oeuvres is fading,Read more

Rodeo References

Refences for my Rodeo book series: “Cockettes Founder Hibiscus Dies in New York; 300 Other Cases Reported” Body Politic (85). 1982. Toronto. July–August:16. “Fashion Between the New and the Forgotten: Rose Bertin” 2020. Fashion Heritage. fashionheritage.eu. https://fashionheritage.eu/fashion-between-the-new-and-the-forgotten-rose-bertin/#:~:text=’,-Pariser%20Coeffuren%3A%20Chien&text=%E2%80%9CIl%20n’y%20a%20de,except%20what%20has%20been%20forgotten.) “Founder of Cockettes, Hibiscus, Dead of GRID”. 1982. Advocate, June 1982 (345): 12. “Halston Part 1”. 2009. Designer Marathon Volume 5. Videofashion. Accessed May 6, “A Wall Street Journal News Roundup. 1970. “Moribund Midi: Woeful Retailers Say the Lower the Hem, the Lower the Sales Women Call itRead more