Buy on Amazon Dolores DeLuce, a five-foot Diva in six-inch heels, takes us on a bumpy ride from her gray days in New Jersey through her escape to the tumultuous post-Stonewall days of ‘70’s Los Angeles and gay San Francisco. When her Italian American family rejects her after the birth of her mixed-race daughter. Review on Lambda Literary
Buy on Amazon "A How Not To" that burst the bubble of Hollywood dreams and delusions. --not for the squeamish or faint-of-heart. Always a whore for Show Business, the Diva confesses to doing almost anything to survive ..except for taking a day job. "I needed to keep my calendar open for auditions."
Buy on Amazon The Lazy Gal's Guide to Success and Enlightenment. Along the bumpy road of her “Four Letter Word, Life” Her Holiness, the Dalai Diva uses Holy Words of self-discovery and awareness. She warns sensitive souls and seekers holier than thou: “If irreverent humor doesn’t tickle your funny bone, this is not your Good Book. Book Soup Blog, click here
My film script based on my memoir was a semi-finalist at the Austin Screenwriting competition and I've authored Gay Widows, a collection of short stories, and the 3 books in the Counter Culture Diva Series. I write and perform with Queerwise a senior LGBT writers’ collective and I'm a frequent contributing story teller at Rouge Theater’s Rant and Rave, Taboo Tales, Tasty Words, The Moth, Everybody Loves a Good Story.
Once ingenues, hand maidens and house frau, these Golden Girls are BRASS and refuse to curb their enthusiasm. Perhaps ‘time’s up’ for some but not for these feisty dames. They are ME 2 x 10. Sans pussy hats, they refuse to slow down and are living outside the box, loud and proud; flaunting their diversity in lives that imitate art and visa versa. Their Sex, Drugs, and Rock and Roll ‘stories are making everything OLD --NEW AGAIN.
Where Hair meets Rent, meets Angeles in America.
When Ru Paul was but a twinkle in his father’s eye, drag queens grew hipster beards, and lived in communes outside the box of gender specifics. Before the tech revolution, San Francisco’s Counter Culture Diva braved the glittery shores of this era with pride and outrageous rebellion through her camp performance.