Madame Satã is a figure of mythological dimension for Brazilian queers. A man before his time, he was a hustler in Lapa, the legendary Bohemian neighbourhood in Rio de Janeiro in the first half of the 20th century. Satã worked as cook and a bouncer, and decided to give up hustling and petty crime when he got his first gig as drag performer, but fate got in the way.
Read the story of this amazing black queer anti-hero who continues to inspire generations of queers all over the world.
Written and illustrated by Eloisa Aquino.