It wasn’t raining, it wasn’t windy. There was no thunder, there was no lightning. The sky wasn’t even gloomy. It could have been quite an uneventful day. One without the growling of the usual rabid dog surrounded by the screams of people trying to kill it. A day without the sounds and smells of the upcoming civil war. Unimaginable at the time. I’m not saying it could have been a perfect day, for I don’t think there ever was such a thing. But I know, there was nothing for us to fear on that rather lazy day. So lazy, we [...]
I came out at the 9th Circle in the fall of 1977. I was a Freshman at Pratt and a friend from school got me out of the closet. He didn’t have to work too hard. Our first stop was 9th Circle. I remember being terrified and thrilled at the same time. Unfortunately, although I’m sure I knew that I was at home there, I never had much fun at places like that. I remember the downstairs bar because I was a twink and that’s where we congregated. The place was gritty and smokey. Disco blared. Within a few months [...]
A Collection of videos put together to Showcase the Drag Talent of Yesteryear while playing Primadonna Supermodel Remix. This vintage footage features: Jack Doroshow (Mother Flawless Sabrina) Crystal Labeija Miss Alfonso from Chicago Rachel Harlow Dorian Wayne to name a few. Ultra Rare Video clips include scenes from the Pre-Stonewall 1950′s and 1960′s from the movie Queens at Heart 1967, The Queen 1968 and The Drag Show Video Vérité” 2006. Videos like this are a little taste of what is being played in the background at the House Of Visual Showroom in The South Bronx nYc. Make An Appointment 347-265-5853 [...]
Man who loves another Man… A Girl Who Loves another Girl… A Man who loves a Woman… They’re doing the best they can! Theo Vaness – As long as it’s love 1979, Courtesy of fritz51320. Thank You
When Jimmy T waited tables so did a lil guy named Ossa, Don was at the door and so was Fred E Tree, and downstairs Kelvin bartended (had pool tournies) Capt fantastic pinball upstairs. Jerry C and Stormy on the weekends upstairs bar. John Koch during the days and John Petino. Back yard had no canvas back then until Andy Menchel (Formerly Joes) who lived behind it couldn’t take the noise anymore so canvas went up (collapsed after many a snowfall). Kevin Kiley bass player from the mumps, all my childhood friends like Gordon, Wayne ,and Paul Goebel [...]
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With these 90 degree plus temperatures out there it can be hard to look good and feel pretty. Chita Rivera takes us on a journey Back in the Gays to the Hollywood Palace, 1968 to be exact where the Men are all Pretty for Me or are they Pretty for someone else? You decide for yourself. Thank You Artist Michael Paul Britto for showing us this!! Chita Rivera: Pretty For Me on the Hollywood Palace, Courtesy of ChitaRiveraVideos Thank You.