Despite longstanding rumors of his own homosexuality, Ed Koch was instrumental in the shutdown of NYC’s gay bathhouses
Author: Stephen Engel & Timothy Lyle
The Coalition for Sexual Responsibility partnered with NYC bathhouse owners to keep their establishments open during the epidemic
If the sexual exploration of the post-Stonewall generation was grounded in promiscuity, was it the root of seemingly endless gay deaths?
The bathhouse was once part of a vibrant sexual culture and contributed to emotional empowerment, not just a sex den with glory holes