Queerlesque = queer burlesque. Burlesque by, for and about the queer community.
Because we want to see our lives reflected in burlesque.
Because we celebrate queer bodies, of all kinds.
Because we push the conventional burlesque boundaries of gender and sexuality.
Because we are not content to be the "sideshow" anymore, unless we choose to be.
Because the stage belongs to us.
This is a community project, to preserve the rich and gaylorious history of queer burlesque. We want pictures, videos, articles, blog posts, personal thoughts and essays, academia-- anything related to queer burlesque (both words defined by you, the reader-viewer). So please-- submit or ask questions!
A little about me, your mod:
I'm Ace Falcor and I started Queerlesque!, an all-queer all-burlesque revue, in spring 2010 in New Orleans because I saw a need for burlesque by, for and about the queer community. Queerlesque! is committed to providing queer burlesque performers and allies a safe stage on which to perform and also try out edgier acts as well as a safe space for queer audiences to enjoy the magic of burlesque.
Did I mention submissions to the Archive are encouraged, desired, craved, sought, coveted...basically-- this queerlesque archive cannot be satiated!
NOTE: I make no claim of copyright to any material posted here and will take anything down if requested by the owner of the material. This tumblr serves only as a digital archive to document our history for our community and friends and makes no claim to anything more. Additionally, nothing posted here either by myself or accepted by submission is an endorsement of any views reflected therein. This is simply an Archive-- I keep whatever I find.