Last November, we introduced our readers to Tanqueray, a no-bs woman who shared memories of her life as a burlesque dancer in the 1960s and ’70s with millions of Humans of New York followers on the Internet.
The underground glamor, the gritty city characters; Tanqueray shared it all. And beneath the “mob guys”, “strippers and porn stars in Times Square”, and a lady who “controlled all the high dollar prostitutes back then”, her stories had soul and humor.
Tanqueray, whose real name is Stephanie Johnson, went viral on the social media account and now, a year later, the creator of Humans of New York, Brandon Stanton, is sharing dozens more posts that feature her never-before-told experiences with the hopes of raising money to support her medical expenses.
“Tanqueray caused quite a stir a few months ago when she dropped some truth bombs on us, while wearing a hand-beaded faux mink coat that she made herself,” Stanton wrote on Instagram. “What you don’t know is what happened afterward. Tanqueray … sat…
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