“Shade is I don’t tell you you’re ugly but I don’t have to tell you because you know you’re ugly … and that’s shade.” – Dorian Corey in Paris is Burning (1990) directed by Jennie Levingston

The difference between shade and reading somebody by the great Dorian Corey.

A timeless film about the importance of family and culture in the world of drag.

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