*Chavela Vargas*

Here is the 3rd portrait of the “Portraits of LGBT+ History” series. Chavela Vargas was actually the person who sparked the whole idea behind the project. I learned about her from an aquaintance from Colombia, who recommended the documentary about her and I was blown away. It made me realize that my knowledge of historic queer people is pretty limited, and I wanted to remedy that! 

So here’s the portrait of Chavela Vargas, an incredibly fascinating woman with a colorful history! 

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