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August 2, 2013

Voguing at the Ball

Earle Bannister, a Baltimore tailor, talks to presenter Althea Grey-McKenzie about the history of voguing, a dance style that originated in the African American and Latino American LGBT ballroom communities of the 1980s. His words are accompanied by a performance of voguing by dancers from the House of Revlon.

Videography by Alexander Jusdanis and Holden Young
Edited by Alexander Jusdanis

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