The experiences of queer people any and everywhere are far from monolithic. Passing, in the simplest terms, is the ability of a member of a marginalised group to look like they are not from that group. We asked four queer people who are visibly queer and are non-passing on what it was like job-hunting. People would ask questions about my nails, piercings etc.
The hustle is a catchall name for some disco dances which were extremely popular in the s. Today it mostly refers to the unique partner dance done in ballrooms and nightclubs to disco music. Its basic steps are somewhat similar to the discofox , which emerged at about the same time and is more familiar in various European countries. In the s there was also a line dance called the hustle. Modern partner hustle is sometimes referred to as New York hustle, however, its original name is the Latin hustle.
Where History Was Made / A tour of 41 points of gay interest all across the city
Hustler founder Larry Flynt— who passed away last month at 78 —was never meant to be a media mogul. At 15 years old, he fled school and, armed with a counterfeit birth certificate, joined the Army. After various odd jobs in auto manufacturing and bootlegging and a stint in the Navy, he accrued enough money to buy a bar in Renaming it Hillbilly Haven, the year-old Flynt turned the failing business into a golden goose, and by had bought four more bars with its profits, one of which he christened the Hustler Club in Dayton, Ohio. And they liked it.