Velvet Goldmine and Queer Iconography

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David Bowie and Iggy Pop, inspirations for “Brian Slade” and “Curt Wild” in Haynes’s Velvet Goldmine

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Oscar Wilde (“When I grow up, I want to be a pop idol”)

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Brad and Janet, Frank N’Furter, and the maid “servant” from The Rocky Horror Picture Show 

See also this fan website for Velvet Goldmine (thanks to “M” for alerting me to this)

-Posted by PDT

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