Peggy Lee


Opinion: Remembering the LGBT ‘Aunts’ and ‘Uncles’ Who Helped Raise Me

NPR’s Scott Simon (excerpt): “Jim, Gene, and Leo had all come to Chicago from small towns in the Midwest and south. Now and then, they’d mention they had spoken with their mother, or a cousin, on the phone. But they didn’t seem to go back home for even a visit. They usually joined our family holiday dinners, and to watch The Wizard of Oz or World Series over take-out chow-mein, or listen to Nat King Cole and Peggy Lee.”

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