doris fish

Doris Fish AKA Philip Clargo Mills (1952-1991) was an Australian-born drag queen and member of the radical drag troupe Sylvia and the Synthetics.

She moved to San Francisco in 1975 and co-founded Sluts A-Go-Go, which evolved into Blonde Sin. In the late 1970s she alternated between San Francisco and Sydney, where she compered the radical performance collective Cabaret Conspiracy with Jacqueline Hyde.

 

Doris also starred in and co-produced the feature-length cult movie, 'Vegas in Space'. From 1982 Doris was a ‘model’ for West Graphix and featured in a series of greeting cards, and between 1989 and 1990 wrote a regular column in 'The San Francisco Sentinel' on social issues and the gay and drag scene.

 

Doris died in 1991, after which Danny Abood and Jacqueline Hyde headed a memorial concert at Kinselas, Darlinghurst, on 11 August 1991. 

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