Tag Archives: burlesque

The Feministing Five: Una Aya Osato

TweetUna Aya Osato has been a performer all her life. But she didn’t become a writer until she realized that she had to become one. Unhappy with the limited roles available for women of color and specifically Asian women, Osato decided to write her own shows and own roles. The rest, as they say, is [...]
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Happy 100th, Gypsy Rose Lee!

TweetThis weekend I went to a fabulous centennial birthday celebration at the New York Public Library for the burlesque icon, Gypsy Rose Lee. It coincided with the release of the biography, American Rose, which explores some of the darker side of Gypsy’s life. The world-famous musical turned film portrayed some of the rosier, glamorous and [...]
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