Gloria Gaynor

Unlike much of what came to be lumped under E.D.M. -- frequently playing to feelings like anger and alienation -- dance-pop was, like disco itself, meant to evoke happy, fun, cathartic feelings.
I'll also never forget the words my surgeon uttered back in 2001 when he told me of my diagnosis of DCIS (ductal carcinoma in situ). 'If this experience doesn't rivet you, nothing will. You'll never look at life in the same way.' He was right.
Drag is a celebration. Drag is an attitude. Characterizing drag queens as "bitchy, catty, dumb, slutty" is reductive and insulting. The female persona created by a drag queen is robust, powerful, enduring. She has moxie, smarts, humor and beauty.
Of all the steak houses in all the towns in all the world, Gloria Gaynor walked into mine. She is a steak house world traveler, it seems, eating steak from her home state of New Jersey to California, Canada to Florida, and everywhere in between.
What did that decision-making process look like? "Hmmm, well my dog is a FEMALE and I think she is so PRETTY so I'm going to name her either 'she' or 'beautiful' in another language and I will love it until the Apocalypse.
The "Queen is dead," was the report rumored to be circulating around my record company. Three months of physical therapy fraught with uncertainty about my career and ability to become financially stable again, ended with me approaching despair.
Photos by Rick Messemaker. The Rotterdam-based artist collective Rotganzen has created some outta sight melting disco balls
It's to be expected that models working a lingerie show are in tip-top shape, but can someone please tell us how Grace Jones
Friday night, in the razzling-dazzling Waldorf-Astoria, Bette Midler entertained a packed ballroom of ghostly and goofy guests, raising over a million dollars and counting, for the New York Restoration Project.
Also in attendance was disco Foremother Gloria Gaynor whose "I Will Survive" should be the anthem of this economy and on
Obviously Clinton put herself in the ballgame by running an effective campaign and holding views that appeal to the voters. But after she crossed these thresholds, it has helped her that she is a woman.