Femme representation is beautiful and important in the queer community. We all appear differently and express our sexuality and appearance in various ways while still identifying as Femme. We embrace everything feminine, but we are much more than just that.
Frankie Fictitious lived many lives before her rise to burlesque infamy. This small-town girl from The Bay has been dancing since she was six, she was the lead guitarist in an all-girl band, she studied painting in college, and has always had a passion for art. One fateful day in San Francisco, Fictitious witnessed the power and sexuality of the incredible Dita Von Teese.
I sat down with D Marcucci in the afternoon at my home here in Las Vegas. They sat on a large area rug centered on the floor of a large open living room, surrounded by house plants with a 1970’s orange, gold, and leopard print theme, called The Leopard Lounge. A normal interview might be conducted on a pair of opposing chairs or couches, but I knew this typical strategy wouldn’t work.
Emily Bryan will tell you that Queery Seattle is, “A queer-owned and operated creative agency that prices unique community resources and programs to help the queer community. Using branding, content, strategy, and creativity to give back and help elevate our LGBTQIA+ family.”