Essay: “The Radical Queerness of Dolly Parton” / The Bitter Southerner

Mar 4, 2021

Remembering the magical moment he interviewed Dolly Parton as a young journalist, Georgia-born Cory Albertson offers thanks for the ways her music, stage presence, and insistence on being different spurred him to “hitch a ride with the wind” and embrace the wonders of his queerness.

Check out the full essay here.

Artwork by Abigail Giuseppe