Ann Street Bookstore, the Bull Pen in the Financial District

Posted On Jan 23 2014 by

A Little Street in the Financial District of New York City Named Ann.. Created in 1728, named after Ann White the wife of developer and Merchant Thomas White. 21 Ann Street was one of the most active gay, straight, voyeur Adult bookstore in the 1970, 1980s, 1990s and into the Millennium. And to think it was just a few short blocks from both World Trade Center and the Historic South Street Seaport. Ann Street Bookstore also had the basement which was Bull Pen a buddy booth style cruise area of the bookstore till 1996, then moved upstairs. Then finally closed …


Attention Coco-Puffs!! Coco Peru Is Speaking

Posted On Dec 11 2013 by

Cardinal Spellman High School in Da Bronx nYc…. Go Fuck Yourself via Coco Peru and Back In The Gays Approved!! When Coco Peru receives an off color homophobic news-letter from her former high school, Cardinal Spellman High, she won’t go down quietly! Subscribe to my channel for more Coco videos! This video was created with love (and a pinch of fiery conviction) by… Directed by: Garrett Watts – Produced By: Michael Warwick These incredible GLBT Icons/activists seen in the video are listed below in order of appearance: Audra Lorde (Writer/Activist) James Dean (Actor) Sal Mineo (Actor) “Weekend” (Andrew Haigh’s 2011 …


What About Ossa (More From the Ninth Circle)

Posted On Sep 18 2013 by

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 (makeup for …


Getting a Little Knotty

Posted On Sep 2 2013 by

A Visual Aid For Knot Tying or Tying The Knot. In the age of Equal Rights and Queer Marriage, You are able to wear what you want and when you want to wear it. For the Fetish In You or That Special person that gets you. We’re adding a Gear section on the blog to up keep us from having our knots tied at wits end! This is the “Gettin’ Knotty” Tee Shirt we are offering to Help with the cost of up keeping Yours and Our Blog! $30.00 with FREE Shipping with in the United States. Look forward to …


Here a Contributions, There a Contributions, OMG More Contributions! Keep Coming In!

Posted On Jul 8 2013 by

Today we received a surprised gift from two Very Special Guys. These Guys put so much love into what they do and it shows! These two guys are Director of Operations LA&M Jeffrey Storer and Husband Executive Director of LA&M Rick Storer. Thank You for the Contribution, Thinking of http://backinthegays.com and Us We Love what you do and Appreciate it and You Guys. If in the Chicago area please visit Jeff, Rick, Alex and the gang over at Leather Archives & Museum. Located at: Leather Archives & Museum 6418 N. Greenview Ave. Chicago, IL, 60626. Tell them Cisco and Rob …