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04 December 2010

Zaitzev (189? - ?).

Zaitzev was a Russian trans women, of noted beauty, who frequented gay balls and private parties in Moscow and then Petrograd in the early years after the Revolution.
  • Dan Healey. “The Disappearance of the Russian Queen, or How the Soviet Closet was Born”. In Barbara Evans Clements, Rebecca Friedman & Dan Healey. Russian Masculinities in History and Culture. Basingstoke & New York: Palgrave 2002.

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