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T'Ain't Nobody's Bizness: Queer Blues Divas of the 1920s

  • 29 mins
  • 94%
  • 12+
  • United States of America FlagUSUnited States of America
  • 2011
  • Documentaries
  • LGBTQ

As part of recapturing our lost and hidden past, T'Ain't Nobody's Bizness presents the facts concerning the alternative sexuality of famous blues singers in a way that does not sensationalize them, yet entertains. Many people will be surprised at how developed and robust alternative sexuality were 90 years ago. Although some of these women strove to hide and deny their same-sex activities in later years, especially if they turned to religion, their lesbian and bisexual proclivities contributed to the sexual and social freedom they championed for women both in their careers and in their personal lives.