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.
As we made our way through the crowds of people, we caught some moments in time during the course of the day that reflect Pride 2013. Some good ole fashion Protest captured, what the Pride March was built on. “Femmes Put The Power Back In Feminity” Trying to find directions to the Piers.. JC Augustin can you help? Found THEM!!! Us saying Bye! While Ludwig is looking for Love in ALL the Wrong Places! Even Rock Hudson was Spotted showing his Pride. The weather was unbearable yesterday during the Pride March. The Original Eagle’s Nest Leather bar on 21st Street [...]
Tonight we were on facebook catching up on the day and a friend from the Netherlands Antoine Timmermans shared a link via Andy Chambers. Which was this Marvelous Video of 50 years of Gay Pride and Standing Up for what’s Right. Human Rights. Thank you Below is a synopsis of the video clips and sound bites that make up this Fabulous video of LGBTQIA’s History: The Fortune Teller, played by San Francisco performance artist Stanley Frank, paying homage to filmmaker Jack Smith. Audio excerpt is Professor Marvel’s introduction in The Wizard of Oz, 1939. Gay Men from the 1950′s. Photograph [...]
Flower Power the famous photograph from 1967 by Bernie Boston a Washington D.C. native and photographer for the local newspaper The Washington Star (Now defunct). The young protestor was 18 year old George Edgerly Harris III from New York City on his way to San Francisco found himself in Washington D.C. on October 21, 1967 at a protest at the Pentagon against the Vietnam War. At a pivotal point that day when it looked as if it was going to get out of hand George Harris stepped up and placed Chrysanthemums in the barrels of the rifles that were pointed [...]
1980′s Original vlogger Nelson Sullivan out and about late night in the East Village NYC on Avenue A. Hanging with RuPaul and friend Nazomi checking out the latest Polaroid photographs and having a impromptu sushi picnic on the sidewalk just across from the Pyramid Club in Alphabet City. A refreshing time when people were still social and looking at pictures didn’t require an Iphone or Ipad. Late Night Sushi Picnic on Avenue A, Courtesy of 5ninthavenueproject. Thank you
Two Special Back In The Gays events that are happening this week here in New York City brought to you by Robert Preston Coddington and Jennifer Krasinski! Come experience the magic of nYc in the 1980′s with Visionary Nelson Sullivan, Robert Coddington and Jennifer Krasinski. For only 2 days you will be able to witness Rupaul, Lady Bunny, Lady Miss Kier, Michael Musto, Leigh Bowery, Nelson Sullivan and the gang on video with a discussion panel. April 24, 2013: A lecture/screening presented by Robert Coddington of the 5 Ninth Avenue Project, with videos featuring Keith Haring, Rock Steady Crew, RuPaul, Leigh Bowery, Ethyl [...]
We agree with a handful. We’re sure you will connect to a few as well. 1. Going into a gay bar and deciding immediately that you hate everybody there. Then getting upset when no one hits on you. 2. Shaming someone or deeming them unattractive for acting “femme.” Not only is this some deep self-loathing shit, it also feeds into the idea that behaving in a feminine way is, in fact, bad. AKA misogyny! 3. Feeling the pressure to act in a certain accordance of “gayness.” Spoiler: you can never be “too gay” or not “gay enough.” 4. Snapping your [...]