GayBarchives Podcast

GayBarchives Podcast

Welcome to the #GayBarchives podcast, where we explore gay history one bar at a time. Listen in to our interviews with bar owners, performers and patrons as we discuss #gaybarsgoneby. Listen to celebrities tell their stories about gay bars from the past. More info at GayBarchives.com

Episodes

November 29, 2022 59 min

Barbara Poma talks about the history of Pulse Orlando from opening day until the tragic and senseless massacre of 49 people in June of 2016. We also discuss the OnePulse Foundation and the new museum and memorial.  #gaybarchives #ilovegaybars #lgbthistory #gayORL #gayFL #Pulse Find more segments at tv.GayBarchives.com GayBarchives = Gay + Bar + Archives #pridemonth Recorded days after the Club Q Colorado Springs shootin...

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107 :  Legendary Atlanta choreographer and dancer Marc Jones recalls his days at the renowned show bars Sweet Gum Head and Illusions. He also talks about his interior design career and his current project, 'Stars of Atlanta: A Night of Legends'.  #gaybarchives #ilovegaybars #lgbthistory #gayATL #gayGA #Hotlanta Find more segments at tv.GayBarchives.com GayBarchives = Gay + Bar + Archives #pridemonth

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106 Jobert Abueva author of Boy Wander, [his first memoir will be released in spring 2023 by Rattling Good Yarns Press] , discusses his memories of gay bars from New Hope, PA and New York City.  #gaybarchives #ilovegaybars #lgbthistory #gayATL #gayPA #GayNYC

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Lois Reitzes Delves into Atlanta gay History with Art Smith. The audio was provided by WABE 90.1 FM, Atlanta's NPR station. The interview originally aired on Thursday 3 November 2022.
The image are courtesy of GayBarchives.com and represent more than 300 gay bars and venues from Atlanta's rich and colorful gay past.
#ilovegaybars #gaybarchives #gayATL #npr
In Atlanta, we take pride in the number of gay bars around the city. ...

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103 David Fischer discusses his iconic gay bars in St. Petersburg FL  - COCKtail and WETspot.  We also explore his trendy gift shops ZaZoo'd as well as the Saint and the Back Room. #gaybarchives #ilovegaybars #lgbthistory Find more segments at tv.GayBarchives.com GayBarchives = Gay + Bar + Archives #pridemonth

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SPECIAL EPISODE : Leslie Jordan

For more than 2 years I have tried to schedule a GayBarchives segment with Leslie Jordan but he was always busy. Now that he's gone it's obvious that will never happen. Fortunately I dug up an interview I did with Leslie at the W Hotel Atlanta - Midtown in 2014.  ENJOY! #gaybarchives #ilovegaybars #lgbthistory #gayATL #gayGA #Hotlanta Find more segments at tv.GayBarchives.com https://video.cha...

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Maine?

Washington DC?

NYC?

What a combo!

EPISODE 105 Phillip Crawford Jr., author of The Mafia and the Gays, discusses his memories of gay bars from Maine [Portland and Ogunquit], Washington DC and New York City. #gaybarchives #ilovegaybars #lgbthistory #gayNYC #gayME #GayDC Find more segments at tv.GayBarchives.com GayBarchives = Gay + Bar + Archives #pridemonth

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BOSTON'S
VINTAGE
GAY BARS!
EPISODE 101: Daniel M. Jaffe discusses his memories of many memorable bars in Boston MA including Sporters, Boston Ramrod, Paradise, Napoleon, Club Café, Darts, Chaps and ManRay. We also mention the elusive women's bar Saints. #gaybarchives #ilovegaybars #lgbthistory Find more segments at tv.GayBarchives.com GayBarchives = Gay + Bar + Archives #pridemonth

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EPISODE 104 Bev Cook and Alan Collins discuss the long history of Atlanta's renowned Heretic bar and its predecessors, 2069 and The Sportspage. We also discuss Alan's and Bev's previous gay bar experiences in Atlanta. #lgbthistory #gayATL #gayGA #Hotlanta #gaybarchives #ilovegaybars #lgbthistory Find more segments at tv.GayBarchives.com GayBarchives = Gay + Bar + Archives #pridemonth

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In this very special segment of the #GayBarchives Show, Amber LeMay [the Larry King of Drag Queens] flips the tables and interviews Art Smith about his GayBarchives project.
Art interviewed Amber in Episode #99 ot this series.
#ilovegaybars #gayhistory #lgbthistory

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LIT? LeBoy? Horton Manors?

Get the full story right here.

102: Fort Lauderdale bar owner Charles Horton talks about his experience at Dallas' TMC, an iconic men's bar owned by Caven. We also talk about his two Wilton Manors clubs, LIT and LeBoy. What bar will he buy next? If we play our cards right maybe we'll even get invited to his next fabulous pool party. #gaybarchives #ilovegaybars #lgbthistory Find more segments at ...

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99: Amber LeMay, the Larry King of Drag Queens, discusses her memories of gay bars from her colorful Lima, Ohio queer past and from Burlington, VT.  #gaybarchives #ilovegaybars #lgbthistory #gayChicago #windycity #gayhistory Find more segments at tv.GayBarchives.com GayBarchives = Gay + Bar + Archives #pridemonth

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98: Prolific gay author and historian St Sukie de la Croix discusses his new book "Last Call Chicago" co-authored with Rick Karlin as well as a number of the 1001 gay bars from Chicago's colorful queer past. K9 Club, Shoreline 7 and The Windup are all mentioned.  #gaybarchives #ilovegaybars #lgbthistory #gayChicago #windycity #gayhistory Find more segments at tv.GayBarchives.com GayBarchives = Gay + Bar + Ar...

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100:  Matt discusses his long history with Atlanta's iconic gay full-nude strip club Swinging Richards as well as his new brainchild, Johnsons. The Fort Lauderdale location recently celebrated its FIFTH ANNIVERSARY as the second location nears opening in Tampa FL. A third [Dallas] club is in the works as well. #gaybarchives #ilovegaybars #lgbthistory #gayFL #gayTX #gayhistory Find more segments at tv.GayBarchives.com GayBarchiv...

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EPISODE 96: Gay Publisher Ian Henzel discusses his memories of some of NYC's gay bars from the 1970s and 80s including: Roadhouse, Round Table, Ninth Circle, International Stud, Uncle Charlie's, Ty's, Boots & Saddle and Saint. We also talk about his 'Rattling Good Yarns Press' and their many gay-centric titles.  #gaybarchives #ilovegaybars #lgbthistory #gayChicago #windycity #gayhistory Find more segments at...

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95:   Rick Karlin, Chicago gay bar historian, journalist and author, recalls some of Chicago's 1001 iconic gay bars featured in his latest book 'Last Call Chicago' co-authored with St Sukie de le Croix. #gaybarchives #ilovegaybars #lgbthistory Find more segments at tv.GayBarchives.com #gayCHICAGO GayBarchives = Gay + Bar + Archives #pridemonth

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94:   Eric Gonzaba of the Mapping Gay Guides project recalls some his endeavors in recording gay bar history. We also discuss his 'Wearing Gay History' project and his memories of TOWN in Washington, DC. #gaybarchives #ilovegaybars #lgbthistory GayBarchives = Gay + Bar + Archives Find more segments at tv.GayBarchives.com #gayDC #pridemonth

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93:   Owen Keehnen, Chicago gay bar historian, recalls some of Chicago's iconic gay bars as well as a couple that had an impact on his personal evolution in the gay world. #gaybarchives #ilovegaybars #lgbthistory Find more segments at tv.GayBarchives.com #gayCHICAGO #pridemonth GayBarchives = Gay + Bar + Archives 

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EPISODE 82:   George Schneider, owner of Milwaukee's longest-running gay bar This Is It, talks about the 50+ year history of his bar. #gaybarchives #ilovegaybars #lgbthistory Find more segments at tv.GayBarchives.com #pridemonth Another look into our gay history through the lens of our gay bars gone by. GayBarchives is a combination of the words Gay, Bar and Archives. #pridemonth Do you know someone who has a great story to...

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89:   Drag Legend, hairdresser, fashionista and historian B.J. Daniels discusses some of her favorite Milwaukee gay bars of the past as well as her newly-released book chronicling the MKE drag scene over the decades. #gaybarchives #ilovegaybars #lgbthistory Find more segments at tv.GayBarchives.com #pridemonth

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