From Grace Talusan in the Boston Globe:
Take the lead - They dance in studios, and on moonlit bridges, drawn to tango’s close embrace
In tango, there are leaders and followers.
Traditionally, men were leaders and women, followers. But in the early 1990s, Hsueh-tze (pronounced “Shootsie”) Lee, ever the iconoclast, learned both roles. Soon, devotees of the Argentine tango in Boston - and later, across the nation - knew her as “the woman who leads.”
Lee says she needed to know both roles, leader and follower, to teach Argentine tango ...