"Transphobia is like god," says Amanda Lepore. "It works in mysterious ways." The go-go-dancing transsexual venus has been compared to everyone from Jayne Mansfield to Gypsy Rose Lee, but the most on-target comparison these days would be a more creatively attired Norma Rae. Lepore, along with friend and fellow postoperative transsexual Sophia "La Mar" Munoz, Munoz was fired from the Twilo nightclub on February 2 of last year. The two are now on their way to the New York State Supreme Court as plaintiffs under protections afforded them by the New York City Human Rights Ordinance. Their lawsuit alleges Twilo manager Mike Bindra called Munoz on an evening she was to perform with Lepore and dismissed them both, explaining that Twilo was replacing them with "real" or... More >>>
By photo: Michael Kamber
Obviously, Im very draggy, but so are a lot of other women: Amanda LePore, right, with Sophia La Mar Munoz.