Memoirs of a Gay(sha)!

...  about to lose my innocence, either that or I was a complete idiot and paranoid at the prospect of it all. When he arrived I don’t know what I was expecting, but not a balding 35+ year old man, short and dressed like an undertaker, but that’s what I got and beggars can’t be choosers, a lesson from my mother and who was I to argue with tradition. The next two hours were a wash of memory block. It wasn’t a bad experience but looking back it was just right down there with the seedy side of gay sex. [...]

Our Agenda, Love, Equality, Pride 1970

...  between a man and a woman, effectively crippling all gay marriage efforts! 2001 A.D. Amsterdam, Holland: Holland passes new Marriage Act. 2001 A.D. Minnesota: Sharon Kowalski & Karen Thompson brought monumental progress to Domestic Partnership Rights through their struggle with Legal Guardianship. 2005 A.D. Iran: Two gay teenagers, seventeen & eighteen years old publicly executed in Iran for the ‘crime’ of homosexuality. 2006 A.D. World: Global sodomy map showing where gay sex is still a crime. Death Penalty: Iran, Pakistan Afghanistan Sudan Nigeria Mauritania Saudi Arabia Do you see yourself? Five ways you can contribute: Attend A Pride Event [...]

Back2Stonewall nYc, the Mineshaft 1976 – 1985

...  But there were glimpses of romance at the Mineshaft: in the basement two stoned men are kissing passionately under black light.unaware of everyone around them, while feet away another man was blindfolded sitting in a sling while a group of men took turns fucking him. In this day and age it’s shocking.  In the gay life in NYC in the late 70′s and early 80′s it was non-news. In the early 80s with the outbreak of AIDS the Mineshaft scene turned sour.  NYC swept through the gay sex haunts of the community shuttering establishments left and right under ‘health [...]

Gay Sex in New York City During the 1970′s

...  Gay Sex in the Seventies (70′s) is a 2005 documentary by Joseph Lovett. This movie takes you back just after the Stonewall Riots to a time when Gay men were exercising their newfound rights and sexual freedoms that was nonexistent in the previous decade of the Sixties (60′s).      In the 1960′s it was illegal to be gay (basically) and by 1969 the LGBT community had been driven/pushed into a corner and the retaliation was destined to begin. At the turn of the decade the laws were laxed and the Gay Sexual Revolution had begun.      The outlets for [...]

The Pink Triangle and the Part It Played in the Holocaust

...  lesbians, bi gays, and transexuals were arrested they were given uniforms with different color triangles (The Badge Of Shame) to indicate they were there because of their sexuality. Pink was used for gays and  lesbians  Black was used to mark “Asocial” and “workshy” individuals, including prostitutes, Roma and others in the camp.   Pink triangle overlapping in a 69 position over the yellow triangle was used for homosexual Jews in nazi concentration camps. Gay Sex Crime Holocaust Video courtesy of thepinkpasty, Thank You. pink triangle Courtesy of 69andrewa69, Thank ...