Award-winning queer filmmaker ANDREW AHN gives a first look at his highly anticipated new movie FIRE ISLAND

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  Award-winning queer filmmaker ANDREW AHN (Driveways, Spa Nght) has just released stills from his highly anticipated new movie FIRE ISLAND. This modern-day rom-com inspired by Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice set in Fire Island Pines centers around two best friends who set out to have a legendary week-long summer vacation with the help of … Continue reading

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

Metrograph NY : On Fire Island

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The Metrograph, NY’s newest and hottest Art house theater is showing a series of movies in August under the banner ‘On Fire Island.’  The program celebrates the unique gay summer destination that queer New Yorkers have been flocking too in droves for decades now. During this time this 30-mile-long sandy utopia has been witness to … Continue reading

Queer Summers on Fire Island : captured by koitz

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  Queer Basque-American journalist and photographer koitz has published his first photography book titled ‘koitz Gay Fire Island”.  The book chronicles his work over 14 summers in the two mostly LGBTQ+ communities of Fire Island: Cherry Grove and The Fire Island Pines, and it includes a Foreword by author Patrick Ryan and Introduction by curator Nicholas … Continue reading

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