Queerguru reviews GATEWAYS GRIND the compelling story of the legendary Lesbian Club

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  Last year actress/singer and self-styled Daddy Dyke  Lea Delaria was the executive project of The Lesbian Project   It specifically highlights the fact that there are just 21 Lesbian Bars left in the whole of the USA.  However De Laria insists that this is not a ‘sob story’, but for those of us unaware of how … Continue reading

Queer Lives at the Tower of London : an unmissable theatrical event

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=   Queerguru has been fortunate to cover some amazing queer history events in the past but none of them have been in a Royal Palace.  Until now that is.  For five days in February, THE TOWER OF LONDON will be given immersive theatrical after-hours tours to discover untold stories of those who lived, loved, … Continue reading

Inside Le Monocle, the Parisian Lesbian Nightclub of the 1930s

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If you were to hang around Montmartre after sundown in the 1920s & 30s, it’s likely you were looking for something a little more Avant-Garde than what you might find on the Parisian Left Bank. At the time, it was a haven for struggling artists, bohemians, burlesque dancers, and straying husbands as well as a vibrant gay & lesbian community. In Montmartre, they … Continue reading

Not A Tame Lion : the story of the iconic queer historian John Boswell

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    It was quite a departure for Queerguru when we recently interviewed Charles Upchurch, a Professor in British History at Florida State University about his latest book:“Beyond the Law”: The Politics Ending the Death Penalty for Sodomy in Britain.  It was the first time we had considered queer history that pre-dated WW2.  However, we have … Continue reading

The Male Nudes of legendary queer photographer GEORGE PLATT LYNES

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  The queer photographer George Platt Lynes who worked in the 1930s and 1940s was one of the most important pioneers of male nude photographs.  His models featured many gay artists and writers from the 1940s which may the whole body of his work that much more remarkable   As well as pursuing his passion for … Continue reading

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