Watch: Oldest Gay Documentary Found at Library of Congress

A 1961 documentary called The Rejected, produced by San Francisco's public station KQED, had not been seen for decades and LGBT scholars believed it lost forever. Then, an archivist went on a six-year search and found the only known copy under his nose at the Library of Congress. KQED reports that staff archivist Robert Chehoski... Continue Reading →

Gay Subcultures In The 1970s

Having grown up in the 1970s (well, at least my pre-teen years), homosexuality was neither seen nor heard. There were no hookup apps - just hookup bars. Gay men had to find other gay men under the radar with signals in their dress and look. Poppers were obtained via doctor's prescription. Subcultures allowed gay men to identify... Continue Reading →

Create a website or blog at

Up ↑

%d bloggers like this: