LGBT History Month – Day 27 – Grace Jones

Grace Jones (1948 – ) is our inspiration for day 27.

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Grace Jones is a Jamaican singer, lyricist, supermodel, record producer, and actress. She began her career as a supermodel, then began producing music, with 10 studio albums and 8 compilation albums to date. Film credits from 1973 onwards include Conan the Destroyer, Boomerang and A View to a Kill in 1985.

Jones’ distinctive androgynous appearance, square-cut, angular padded clothing, manner, and height of 179 cm (5’10 ½”) influenced the cross-dressing movement of the 1980s.

You can read a post celebrating her life and works here: http://www.gradientlair.com/post/119408598533/the-great-grace-jones

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