For the boys: showstopping cabaret star Amy Armstrong tells why she's big on singing for the gays.I thought I looked fabulous. New dress, new shoes, even got my legs waxed by a woman who doesn't know my name. She just calls me "Big Girl" (I am 6 feet tall), and I respond. I felt good, and as I perused the bar I caught a handsome man looking in my direction. He walked over, took both my hands, twirled me around like a ballerina, and exclaimed, "You are flawless ... absolutely flawless." Then came his next words: "So ... what's your boy name?"
That's just one of the many questions you get when you are a straight girl working and breathing in the gay community. People think you're a drag queen drag queen Female impersonator, gynemimetic Sexology A ♂ with ♀ affect–often 'overplayed'; a ♂ homosexual and ♀ wannabe, with ♂ genitalia; DQs may take hormones to ↑ breasts, and thus are hormonally, but not surgically . Hell, one guy thought I used to be a guy. (I told him I was born female, but not till after the third cosmopolitan.) That's right, I am your Judy, Liza, and Bette of 2007, baby! I have played bathhouses, bars, leather pageants, nightclubs, and RSVP (ReSerVation Protocol) A communications protocol that signals a router to reserve bandwidth for real time transmission. RSVP is designed to clear a path for audio and video traffic, eliminating annoying skips and hesitations. cruises. I've even performed with a symphony in Denmark. My gay men have always been there, from feeding a starving artist A starving artist is an artist who sacrifices material well-being in order to focus on their artwork. They typically live on minimum expenses, either for a lack of business or because all their disposable income goes towards art projects. (and believe me, big girls like me Following a phenomenal rise to the top of the country music charts that lasted through most of the decade of the 1970's, Tanya Tucker hit a dry spell by the early 1980's. The hits became few and far between as her personal life devolved into alcohol and drug abuse and turbulent love get hungry) to making a gown for the show and even being my dates for major social and political events. Gay men in general have helped me through my hardships. They've brought out the glamazon in me.
My life has been like a wacky Will & Grace-style sitcom. I've had a gay male influence since childhood. I'm the only girl who had little gay boys using my Easy-Bake Oven The Easy-Bake Oven, currently a product of Hasbro, is a working toy oven that for many years used an ordinary light bulb as a heat source, but now has a true heating element. Eleven versions of the Easy-Bake Oven have been sold. for brie and souffles. I have protected them from gay bashing, marched with them at Cracker Barrel for equal rights, and cried when they succumbed to disease. I met my husband because his best friend and my best friend were gay. They told us to get married and procreate pro·cre·ate
1. To beget and conceive offspring; to reproduce.
2. To produce or create; originate.
pro to make more homosexuals for the world!
I just gave away my good friend and business partner, Freddy, to his husband, Lance. After performing for over 13 years with Freddy, I feel lucky and blessed to be accepted in this world where I am a minority.
Maybe that's why I can relate to gay men. Being laughed at for my height and size is just as bad as being laughed at for your sexuality. It's given us a common bond as we fight and conquer our insecurities. Gay men made me stand up and cheer Stand Up and Cheer was a television series in the United States which ran in syndication for three consecutive seasons, beginning in 1971, hosted by Johnny Mann, with many musical numbers sung by his singers. for myself, regardless of size, and in turn I hope to inspire gay men to embrace their sexuality. An ex-boyfriend of mine who is now a drag queen named Teriaki (I told you my life is a sitcom) was commenting on how I still talk to him and his boyfriend, even go to his shows. Why wouldn't I? I will always love him, in pants or panty hose pant·y·hose or pant·y hose
A woman's one-piece undergarment consisting of underpants and stretchable stockings.
panty hose (US) npl → Strumpfhose f . I believe we all should help one another in this world, regardless of sexuality--besides, without gay men, straight people would wear khaki all day and be so fucking bored!