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History
A Peek Under the Towel: Inside the 500-Year History of Gay Bathhouses

115 years ago the first gay bathhouse was raided by police in the United States; learn all about gay bathhouse history and why they’re important

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Photographer Peter Hujar Reveals Gay Nudes, Drag Queens and Queer Weirdos of 1970s NYC

Even if you’ve never heard of Peter Hujar, you’ve probably seen some of his revealing, iconic images of queers living in 1970s New York City

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The Inside Story of the Protest That Legalized Gay Bars in America

The Julius sip-in was one of the earliest queer protests in New York City, and it led to one of the very first court victories for the LGBTQ community

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Culture
Five Decades of Pride: 50 Things We Are Proud Of Leading Up to WorldPride 2019

Five decades on from Stonewall, LGBTQ people can live lives that would have been unimaginable 50 years prior

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Travel
Steam, Cool Down, Repeat: Our 4 Favorite New York City Bathhouses for Men

From the East Side Club to the West Side Club, here are four bathhouses to explore the next time you’re in the Big Apple

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Under the Cover of Night: 10 of America’s Most Famous Gay Cruising Spots, Past and Present

It’s illegal to have sex in public, but it’s also a fact that repressive laws often left LGBTQ people with few other options

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6 Famous Names Share a Story From NYC’s Black Party, Celebrating 40 Years This Weekend

In honor of the legendary party’s 40th anniversary, we asked six of our favorite people to share a story

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10 Museums Every LGBTQ Person Should Visit in Their Lifetime

We’ve rounded up 10 museums that should be on the radar of LGBTQ people everywhere to visit at some point

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Art
This Artist Turned a Childhood Love of ‘Popeye’ Villain Bluto Into a Hit Exhibit Among NYC’s Gay Men

The exhibit, by artist Erik Hanson, has filled a NYC gallery space with more than 100 paintings of the über-masculine Popeye villain

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Books
Love in the Ramble: An Exclusive Excerpt From the Book ‘Accidental Warlocks’

Filled with stories of endless parties, anonymous sex and the search for love, it’s a collection of stories about NYC of the ’70s and ’80s

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