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1960s San Francisco Bar Queen

By July 16, 2019 September 7th, 2019 No Comments

The only clue to understanding this photo is the beer. Regal was a San Francisco brewer that stopped producing about 1961. The young girl in the center has carefully executed her feminine persona. Her gown glimmers with an elegance absent from the rest of the bar. It fits provocatively. Her hair is her own. She’s committed to being seen as trans, even though her elegant toilette was against the law at the time.

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