This highly effective grassroots organization dissolved in 1981.
Rao, then primary candidate for Congress from New York's 17th Congressional District (a post then held by Edward Koch, with interior photo: "Mr. Hopefully, he may open a restaurant or a nightclub [friendly to gay people]");*fabulous interview with Una Sex entitled "Don't Call Me Madam!
Rao came to the attention of GAY when he was quoted in a Greenwich Village newspaper, blasting his opponent for questioning police harassment of homosexual bars"; the accompanying Editorial by Lige Clarke and Jack Nichols reads, in small part, "The rather square, naice face adorning GAY's cover this week belongs to Congressional hopeful, Paul P. " (with two photos);*fabulous interview with gay erotic pulp writer Dirk Vanden entitled "Sodom and Tomorrow: The Future of Gay Erotica";*article on consensual sex in subway toilets entitled "Tip Toe Through the Tearoom" by Dick Leitsch;*article on gay hotels, bars, and bathhouses in Paris entitled "Fils De Joie: Paris When It Sizzles" by Peter Ogren;*splendid list and descriptions of New York's gay bars, restaurants, and bathhouses compiled by John Francis Hunter;*full-page article on the musical rock group "Fresh" and their album "FRESH Out of Borstal" entitled "Rough Trade Rock: A Reform School Recording" (with photo of the group);*interview of Jack Baker entitled "The Man From Minnesota" (with photo);edited by Lige Clarke and Jack Nichols, and published by Al Goldstein (of "Screw" Magazine) and their Four Swords, Inc. A large, left-folded newspaper containing 20 pages including front and rear covers.
Y., a dull, dreary whistle-stop totally undistinguished save for the existence on its main thoroughfare of the Corral bar, a well-attended gay watering spot and gathering place.
On the night of Friday, November 19, Suffolk County Police, not previously noted for their generosity, gave local gays the gift of their first bona-fide raid. - Stuart Ostrow, producer of the hit Broadway musical '1776' is suing Steve Ostrow [no relation], owner of the Continental Baths..$1,500,000 on the grounds that the regular Friday and Saturday night cabaret entertainment at the Continental constituted 'unfair competition, defamation of the right of privacy' and had caused him - Stuart Ostrow - 'public embarrassment and exposure to public ridicule'"; with photo of Steve Ostrow, owner of the Continental Baths); The Gay Activists Alliance, whose symbol was the lower case Greek letter lambda, was founded in New York City following the historical Stonewall Inn Riot by dissident members of the Gay Liberation Front.
Highlights include:*cover photo and interior article on David John Taylor, nineteen-year-old mural painter, model, actor and ex-marine (with four photos, including front cover);*news item "Denmark to Allow Homosexual Prostitution";*article "Everything You Always Wanted To Know About Crazy Shrinks * But Were Afraid To Ask" by John Francis Hunter (with photo of Dr.
David Reuben and comments about his "excremental best-seller");*article "Is It All A Laughing Matter?
Highlights include: *short news article entitled "Ex-Mouseketeer to Play Christine" (with photo of actor John Hansen and Christine Jorgensen at the Academy Awards);*article "Stoned in San Juan: Puerto Rican Publife" by Hector Simms (with five photos of bars and bathhouses);*article on female impersonator Julian Eltinge entitled "The Drag Who Showed Mae West How" by Tim Marlowe (with two photos);*article on the women's movement entitled "Give Us Liberty - Or We'll Blow Your Brains Out! Le Roy (with delightful movie still of three prairie women pointing a shotgun at two ranch hands);*article "A Teenager Asks: How Low Can High Schools Go?
The Plight of the Gay Student" by Diane Devlin (with photo);*cover photo and inside article by Gay Liberation Front member Kathy Wakeham entitled "A Girl About Town: Kathy Goes Kruising"; edited by Lige Clarke and Jack Nichols, and published by Al Goldstein (of "Screw" Magazine) and their Four Swords, Inc. A large, left-folded newspaper containing 20 pages including front and rear covers.
edited by Lige Clarke and Jack Nichols, and published by Jim Buckley and Al Goldstein (of "Screw" Magazine) and their Four Swords, Inc. A large, left-folded newspaper containing 20 pages including front and rear covers.