Klub Kid Ernie Glam, Gives Good Glamour

Klub Kid Ernie Glam from the Limelight nightclub at 656 Sixth Avenue in New York City…brings us Instant Glamour. Work it! Work it! Use it all up… You don’t get to save it….Touch it up… Your thinking, it takes hours… Who does this Queen thinks she is dictating to me how to be fierce? Sample her out of this mix! “Instant Glamour” By Ernie Glam (NY’s Limelight Klub Kid Celebutante), Courtesy of FabulousWonderTwins. Thank you  ...

L.U.R.E. Saturday January 29, 1994

New York’s Brand New Bar For Men Into Leather – Uniform – Rubber – Etc. . The LURE was located on the rim of the West Village at Four Hundred Nine West Thirtenth Street New York City and here is the official opening party invite contributed to http://backinthegays.com.  ...

The Spike Bar New York City Matchbook

The Spike leather bar New York City located at 120 West eleventh avenue on twentieth street opened their doors in 1972 and below is a late 1980’s original matchbook from this leather gem contributed to backinthegays.com by our extended family Chris Riley from Body Ornament. Thank you  ...

Those Were the Gays My Friend (I Thought They’d Never End)

I’ve had the worst luck with this hideous infection, otherwise known as WebTV, so please forgive me, but I’ll be damned if I’m gonna pour my heart out about the days that were only to be blocked by some ridiculous ridiculousness originating somewhere in the bowels of this machine.. and so, if this gets through I will gladly delete it and start fresh, with a whole new attitude and everything! Isn’t that exciting? I’m not the bitch this machine is trying to turn me into, I promise! I’m almost always patient, it takes a whole lot to rattle me but [...]

Heading to the Spike and Eagle’s Nest 1979

Cruising through New York City on a mild night back in 1979. Where to go? What to do? Some beefy leather daddies hanging on Eleventh Avenue between the Spike bar at 2oth street and the Eagle‘s Nest at 21st Street. Lets go check them out and groove with them. Boogie wonderland – Earth Wind and Fire, Courtesy of rufus53557 Thank you  ...

1968 the Start of the Cycle M.C. Motorcycle Group New York City

Cycle M.C. New York City was formed back in 1968, during its first year of existence Cycle MC begins publication of its newsletter Wheels. In 1968 Cycle MC holds its first annual Bass River Run. Then in June 1970 Cycle M.C. nYc marches in the first Christopher Street Gay Liberation Day parade in New York City. By the year 1972 Cycle MC sponsors its first tour to New Orleans for Mardi Gras festivities. Below we have an original 1977 International Frolic “Cycle M.C.” Fire Island U.S.A. event pin back button, contributed to the site by John from Montclair New Jersey. Thank you International Frolic 1977  ...

The Spike New York City, Leather, Western, Uniforms

The Railroad Spike , Inc. (Formerly The Stockade) leather bar New York City located at 120 West eleventh avenue on twentieth street opened in 1972 and was originally owned by Lenny. By the late 1970’s or was it 1980? Lenny sold off the Spike to Charles Thompson (CT), Ed Clifton (Charles Thompson’s – CT’s Lover), Ken Kyser, and Al Cataldo. The Spike New York’s friendly Leather bar offered a great large open area with a nice airy atmosphere. The Spike NYC was not a club, but a place where clubs (The Mattachine Society was one of them) could house their meetings and [...]