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Mykki Blanco: ‘I Want a Dyke for President…and I Want a Fag for Vice President’

Zoe Leonard, artist, activist and member of the feminist art activist collective Fierce Pussy which worked in association with ACT UP in the early ’90s, penned a poem in 1992 which continues to resonate today. DAZED, which asked rapper, poet, a… Read The post Mykki Blanco: ‘I Want a Dyke for President…and I Want a Fag for Vice President’ appeared first on Towleroad.
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