Phyllis Christopher : In Pictures: Lesbian Sex and Protest in 1990s San Francisco

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  Currently at the Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art in Gateshead, in the NE corner of the UK is a stunning retrospective of the work of Phyllis Christopher. Titled CONTACTS it is an intimate glimpse at the lesbian community in San Francisco in the ‘90s  Phyllis Christopher is an American photojournalist living and working in Gateshead. … Continue reading

Ewen Spencer : While You Were Sleeping

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    While You Were Sleeping is the latest body of work from Brit Photographer Ewen Spencer. After graduating from art school in the 90s,  Spencer started documenting London’s then-exploding nightlife scene for Sleazenation. Channeling the sharp, confronting style of photography greats like Chris Killip and Mark Power, but in London’s underground nightclubs, Spencer’s images … Continue reading

OUT AND ABOUT WITH LINDEN: A Queer Archive of The North of the UK in the 1990s

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  Throughout the 1990s in the UK Stuart Linden Rhodes was leading a double life. During the day he was a teacher in the classroom. But as day turned to night Stuart was to be found behind his trusty camera, capturing the goings-on in LGBTQ bars, pubs, and clubs across the north of England in … Continue reading

“Renegade: San Francisco, The 1990s” images of queer women by Chloe Sherman

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  Photographer Chloe Sherman’s new exhibit RENEGADES at the Schlomer Haus Gallery in San Francisco is probably one of the most striking collections of images of queer women we have ever seen. Sherman started in the early 1990s documenting a generation of young self-identified queers in the Mission District of San Francisco her hometown. She … Continue reading

Revisiting KINKY GERLINKY the most fabulous (and outrageous) LONDON Queer Club of the 90s

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  In the early ’90s in London, with both Blitz and Taboo now closed the queer club night to be seen at was Kinky Gerlinky.  It initially began monthly first at Legends then at  Cafe De Paris and it was where clubbing culture met outrageous fashion and ‘out there’ costumes.  Whilst mainly a gay club … Continue reading

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