CHATTER AWAY: Overnight Open Thread

New from our pal Matt Baume:

Beverly LaSalle wasn’t the first female impersonator on television. But after years of TV treating drag performers as deranged psychopaths and literal punchlines, she was probably the first to be afforded dignity, love, and respect. Beverly was a recurring character on the show “All in the Family,” and she might embody the most remarkable drag transformation ever seen on TV.