Lola von Miramar

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Photo/Foto: Marlène Ramírez-Cancio

Preludio en Boricua Patas-Atrás

A multilingual fairy tale from the recently published Abolición del pato in which Lola explains the history of the Caribbean (particularly Puerto Rico) with a strong dose of homosexuality, making a couple of pit stops at sodomy and uranism via Africa, Mesoamerica and the Andes in pre- and post-Hispanic and American Empire times. Very fruitful!

Performed during a special night of Trasnocheo organized in memory of José Esteban Muñoz. Curated by Tavia Nyong'o, Jack Halberstam, and Macarena Gomez-Barris


Lola von Miramar (the drag alter ego of Lawrence La Fountain-Stokes) is an entertaining, over the top Puerto Rican society lady who loves poetry and cooking. She burst into cyberspace in a series of bilingual Feast of Fun drag queen cooking videos in 2010 and has performed in Argentina, Mexico, Puerto Rico, and the United States.

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Lola von Miramar Edited by Victor Bautista
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