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Wendy Chapkis

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Alzenira Quezada, also known as Lady Zen, is a queer artist, singer and performer. Quezada was born to Brazillian parents and raised by white adoptive parents who were members of the Church of the Nazarene, a branch of evangelical Christianity. She was cut off by her adoptive parents when she came out at 17. She studied music at Evergreen College in Washington State. She grew up in Arkansas and spent many years in Portland, Maine before moving to Mexico where she currently resides. Quezada owns a production company in Mexico and also works at a queer run bar. Her current projects include modeling and working on poetry and song writing, as well as producing films.

Publication Date

Fall 10-16-2018

Publisher

University of Southern Maine

City

Portland, ME

Keywords

LGBT, Church of Nazarene, Oral History, Music, Lady Zen

Disciplines

History of Gender | Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Studies | Oral History | Women's Studies

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