They Called Me Mrs. David Bowie @ Bust Magazine

 

A tribute to the Starman:

People called me Mrs. David Bowie. I had my hair cut short just like his. I wore slinky pants, and platform shoes. I cross-dressed at gay bars in Chicago and Milwaukee. Was I a boy or a girl? He gave me a non-binary system of identity, and also poetry. And if he was from outer space, then so was I.

Read the whole essay here.

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