Lucy Hicks Anderson

Lucy Hicks Anderson was a Black trans woman who was a skilled chef, socialite and madam. Ms. Anderson’s connections to people in power helped her avoid jail time one of the times she got arrested: in his book, "Black on Both Sides: a Racial History of Trans Identity," C. Riley Snorton writes, "When the sheriff arrested her one night, her double-barreled reputation paid off—Charles Donlon, the town’s leading banker, promptly bailed her out [because] he had scheduled…




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