Cerrone shows that he is bothered by silly people who aren’t fierce like him
Sharon and Cerrone.
I met my queen for the second time today at “The Craft”. Sharon recognized me the moment she saw me at the front of the meet and greet line from twitter and called out my name. Alaska recognized me from twitter too which I died about pretty much. Sharon and Alaska signed my Haus of Haunt and Sharon signed a bat that she used in a performance at Trannyshack (more info on that later) that my drag mother Holy McGrail gave to me! They both loved their gifts and unfortunately security pushed us away so we walked around and socialized with the other queens and people. The meet and greet was over and the other queens had gone downstairs to prepare for the next show except for Sharon because she when Holy, my friend Katelin, and I went back over to the meet and greet table and Holy asked Sharon if she could have a minute (Holy is literally the sweetest person on the planet) and nodded at me to talk to Sharon. I went up to her and thanked her for pretty much saving my life and told her how I was hospitalized and kicked out of my house last year and how she was the only reason I survived that to which she said she likes the crazy ones the best. Another person started talking to Sharon and I started to walk over to my group and she also started walking downstairs when she turned around and hugged me before she went downstairs to prepare for her next show. Hands down one of the most amazing moments of my life. Thank you so much to everyone who made this happen and documented it especially Holy, Katelin, and Lauren. I’m still in awe of today.
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Sharon and Lola by Caldwell.
Help Cherri Baum get some money :
After the realization that I likely would not ever have the money to pay for my plastic surgery on my own, I decided to try something shocking… asking for it…. I know, crazy right?
Hear me out… I’m not asking for any one person to give any exorbitant amount of money. (though I wouldn’t refuse…) What is so genius about my plan is that I want 60,000 people to give me $1. Isn’t that kind of mind boggling?
You can give me however much you want, but if you give me $1 and get your friends to give me $1 and so on and so forth you will have helped me achieve my dreams and literally spent less than a meal at a fast food restaurant.
I’m going to call it viral fundraising… I’m interested to see how this goes.
Also, I think that if everyone gets involved this may get bigger than just me, and I want to give something back. So, I promise that any funds I receive over my goal amount will be funneled directly back into similar viral fundraising campaigns for other less than financially fortunate trans people.
Lets see what happens.
* So, I have a quick update. When I signed up for this site I did not realize that they only accept donations of $5 or more… So I am in the process of figuring out how to accept $1 donations. Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.
** Another update, someone commented and said that they think a list of surgeries I intend to get would be beneficial to the cause, so I will compile that list and post it very soon.
In the meantime, I just wanted to inform you that I have decided upon a surgeon. I will be going to Dr Lazaro Cardenas in Guadalajara Mexico. He is a respected surgeon in the trans community and I have heard nothing but good things about him. I have seen some of his work and it is stunning. He is also pioneering a new type of hip augmentation surgery that uses a gel implant… which is one of the surgeries I will be undergoing. Portions of the money from this fundraiser will be going towards my passport and flights to and from Mexico.
Initially I was only going to shoot for around $40,000, but the company that processes the payments will be taking a large chunk of the proceeds so I upped my goal to cover that expense, and also to cover the time I’ll need to take off of work for recovery.
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Sharon at The Dragon Bar in Dublin. We take no credit for these photos.
More of Haus of Haunt members by Caldwell!
Sharon overseas. We take no credit for these photos.