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Gay Life in the 1950s’ Cherry Grove on Fire Island

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  The New-York Historical Society is about to launch an exhibit of  SAFE/HAVEN: GAY LIFE IN 1950s CHERRY GROVE.  This OUTDOOR photographic Exhibit will give an intimate look at one of the first gay beach towns in the United States.  It explores mid-20th-century gay life in Fire Island’s remote hamlet of Cherry Grove, located on … Continue reading



Not Another Second (lost) : celebrating the lives of LGBT seniors

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  Last week saw the Opening on NOT ANOTHER SECOND an excellent new Exhibit that both recognizes and celebrates the lives of LGBTQ seniors. The portraits on display in this emotionally charged exhibition are of 12 seniors who were a part of the generation that lead the Stonewall uprising, founded political group ACT UP (AIDS Coalition … Continue reading



Barbara Hulanicki “London 1986, Après BIBA”

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  The legendary Designer Barbara Hulanicki was a major force in fashion in London in the 1960’s/1970’s : her seven-floor BIBA Department Store was as big as Harrods and far more important to the country’s youth. Her jam-packed career and unceasing influence on design is the stuff of movies (there had been one so far…) … Continue reading



FROM HERE TO ETERNITY: SUNIL GUPTA, A RETROSPECTIVE 

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    “From Here to Eternity” marks the first major retrospective of UK based Canadian/Indian leading queer photographer, Sunil Gupta . Spanning five decades, this stunning and important new exhibition will bring together all the key series from his pioneering photographic practice for the first time, as well as presenting never-before exhibited works.   Born in … Continue reading



Michael Clark : Cosmic Dancer

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No young queer about town in the late eighties or early nineties could fail to have noticed the cherubic presence (a very, very naughty cherub mind you) of Michael Clark on the cultural landscape. The outlandish costumes (crotchless, latex or sleek and hypermodern creations) alongside daring collaborations (Leigh Bowery/Derek Jarman/Sarah Lucas/Alexander McQueen/Vivienne Westwood/The Falll) were … Continue reading



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