Donald Hollingsworth

Q-List Season 1 Episode 2

Donald Hollingsworth

Donald Hollingsworth; Ngāti Hine, Ngāpuhi, Takatāpui, Gay, Queer, style-king, or queen, depending on the day. Donald has been working in fashion, television, and celebrity for the last 35 years.

Growing up in a tourist town, Rotorua, Aotearoa, he grew up battling the locals because of his natural effeminacy.

In 1987 when Aotearoa introduced gay and lesbian law reform, at age 16 Donald was there protesting.

Lover of Electronica and 80s boy bands and pop art.

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Gentlemen take Polaroids
Japan

Lover come back to me
Dead or alive

What have I done to deserve this? Pet shop boys Dusty Springfield

Tell me why
Bronski beat

Obnoxiously Sexual
GusGus

Nico Life and Lies of an Icon by Richard Witts

Japan and Self Existence; Mick Kahn

Ugly; Constance Briscoe

A Child called it; David Pelzer

Running with Scissors; Ryan Murphy director

Beautiful Thing; Hettie Mcdonald

Paris is Burning: Jennie Livingston

Milk; Gus Van Sant

Happiness: Todd Solanz

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