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The Cockettes, at 50, revel in their legacy to drag queens everywhere

Just as Kamala Harris stands on the shoulders of Harriet Tubman, Rosa Parks and Shirley Chisholm, today’s drag queens stand on the shoulders of the Cockettes. That gaggle of gender-bending, sequin-studded or naked in-your-face hippies traces back to when, hours before 1970 began, some dozen Cockettes exploded into public consciousness by wildly dancing and flailing […]