Lou Reed – Walk On The Wild Side – In Memory of Holly Woodlawn

This video features the trans women that inspired this song including Holly Woodlawn who just passed away.

Here’s the story of her passing:

R.I.P. Holly Woodlawn, Warhol superstar and Lou Reed’s muse

Holly Woodlawn, a pioneering trans entertainer who rose to fame in Andy Warhol’s 1970 film Trash, has died. She had reportedly been battling cancer for some time, and was in hospice care at the time of her death. Woodlawn’s death was confirmed to the Associated Press by her friend and caretaker Mariela Huerta, who says she died yesterday in Los Angeles. She was 69.

Continue reading this article here:
http://www.avclub.com/article/rip-holly-woodlawn-warhol-superstar-and-lou-reeds–229424

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