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Mama Gloria, inspiration to trans youth across Chicago and beyond, dead at 76

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Gloria Allen was born Oct. 6, 1945, in Bowling Green, Kentucky, but grew up in Bronzeville. Ms. Allen's single mother, Alma Allen, was a Jet magazine model. As a kid, she was entranced by the glitz and glamor of drag shows of the day.
4 months ago·Lake View, United States

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Mama Gloria, inspiration to trans youth across Chicago and beyond, dead at 76

Gloria Allen, who lived in Lake View, was 76. “I used to look at my mother and thought, ‘Oh, I wish I could be like her.’ I knew I was a girl in the wrong body, and I didn’t like it.”

4 months ago·Chicago, United States
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