In his excellent biography of art curator and collector Sam Wagstaff , Philip Gefter notes how the rise of the gay rights movement in the early s occurred at the same time as the growing interest in photography as an equal among the arts. Once he was turned on to photography by his lover Robert Mapplethorpe — whose career he also helped support and mythologize — Wagstaff amassed one of the most important private collections of photography, which he used to promote the art form before he sold to the Getty Museum in a few years before his death from AIDS-related complications to cement its importance. Or why it continues to hold us spellbound. But I was reminded of this impulse and drive to collect obscure photos when I flipped through the pages of Loving , a gorgeous new monograph composed of hundreds of photos of men from the s to s amassed by Hugh Nini and Neal Treadwell. The book, subtitled A Photographic History of Men in Love , is a visual narrative that reveals tender moments between men — 19th-century working-class guys, fashionably dressed businessmen, university students, soldiers, sailors, and many more — through benign, vernacular portraiture.
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Around midnight, upstairs in a small club on Avenue of the Americas, the pitch-black dance floor resounded with the rapid stomps and warbling, high-energy cries of the dabke, an Arab folk dance performed at weddings and other celebrations. When the strobe lights flashed, they revealed a sea of raised hands. A man in the crowd removed his kaffiyeh, the traditional headdress worn by some Arab and Kurdish men, and whipped it around in the air. Dirty Arabic. This was a recent Saturday night at Habibi, a floating monthly dance party of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Arabs in New York.
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The police officer who arrested Sen. Larry Craig, R-Idaho, in a men's restroom at the Minneapolis airport for allegedly looking to engage in gay sex wrote in his June report that he "recognized a signal used by persons wishing to engage in lewd conduct. Craig tapped his foot up and down and swiped his hand underneath the bathroom stall in which the undercover cop was sitting, according to the police report. Those actions led to Craig's arrest by Detective Dave Karsnia and the senator's guilty plea to a disorderly conduct charge. Craig told reporters today that he did nothing inappropriate and said his guilty plea was a mistake.
Lynes was handsome, he ran with the most cutting-edge gay and bisexual artists in the s and '40s, and he died at age He didn't want them to be his legacy. Art installations in office cubicles: Arcade, music venue, bar, art space combo opens southeast of Fountain Square.