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Shaped By Sylvester: Tiki Spills the Tea

Date
Jul 16, 2022 @ 12:00 AM
Cost
Free
Organizer’s Site
tinyurl.com/shapedbysylvester
Event Series Dates
Ongoing Streaming Program
Born in Watts, Los Angeles, to a middle-class African-American family, Sylvester developed a love of singing through the gospel choir of his church. Leaving the church after the congregation expressed disapproval of his homosexuality, he found friendship among a group of black cross-dressers and transgender women who called themselves The Disquotays. He made an impact in music, fashion, personal expression, and also on those he befriended even before his fame. Hear about Sylvester’s influence on a previous West Hollywood resident who grew up with him, Tiki Lofton. Tiki met Sylvester, then known as Dooni, and that friendship influenced her life. Listen to her tales of growing up black and trans in LA in the 60s as a part of the Disquotays with a good friend that soon became a disco superstar.

Location

Streaming
CA United States

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