100 Women We Love Class of 2010

As the first decade of the new millennium comes to an end, we take a moment to celebrate 100 out lesbians who have made the past year one of inspiring change and amazing progress.

Joshua Suzanne

Proprietor of the popular vintage clothing store Rags-A-Gogo for more than two decades, Joshua Suzanne started her life in New York City in 1989; arriving, in her words, “with a broken heart, two garbage bags of clothing, and $350 in my pocket. Within a year I was in business for myself.” Rags-A-Gogo has long been a go-to spot for second-hand fashion in Manhattan, and J.S., as she likes to be called, prides herself on acquiring clothes directly from textile houses, rather than relying on individual resellers. She hopes to “provide really great every day vintage clothing at affordable prices in a fun, interactive atmosphere.” To that end, J.S. posts a Discount Question of the Day on Twitter, based on something “wacky” in the news, and has customers try to guess the answer. She also posts live stream feeds of the store on rags-a-gogo.com. -C

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