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Dancing with Madonna Kept Me Alive

Salim Gauwloos danced on Madonna’s Blond Ambition tour. But he was keeping a secret.

Salim Gauwloos became famous dancing with Madonna on her iconic Blond Ambition tour. Madonna used the tour to promote freedom of sexuality and sexual health. All of this made a young Salim feel extremely uncomfortable. The reason he was so anxious was that he was harbouring a secret.

Image: Blond Ambition Tour 1990
Credit: Koh Hasebe/Shinko Music/Getty Images

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