Boys Will be Girls: Candy Darling

Candy Darling.

Candy was an American transgender actress, best known as an Warhol Superstar. She starred in Andy Warhol’s films Flesh (1968) and Women in Revolt (1971), and was a muse of the protopunk band The Velvet Underground. (Source)

Candy came from out on the island,
In the backroom she was everybody’s darling,
But she never lost her head
Even when she was giving head
She sayes, hey baby, take a walk on the wild side
(Walk on the Wild Side – Lou Reed)

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Candy Darling, Andy Warhol superstar!
The first drag queen to dominate American popular culture.
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