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Welcome to the #GayBarchives podcast, where we explore gay history one bar at a time. Listen in to our interviews with bar owners, performers and patrons as we discuss #gaybarsgoneby. Listen to celebrities tell their stories about gay bars from the past. More info at GayBarchives.com

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Welcome to the #GayBarchives podcast, where we explore gay history one bar at a time. Listen in to our interviews with bar owners, performers and patrons as we discuss #gaybarsgoneby. Listen to celebrities tell their stories about gay bars from the past. More info at GayBarchives.com

Language:

English


Episodes

Episode 118: Part One of "Wilton Manors - The Gayest Place on the Planet"

6/16/2023
JUST IN TIME FOR STONEWALL PRIDE: Part One of "Wilton Manors - The Gayest Place on the Planet" is now online. Learn a little about the colorful history of this tiny island city and visit a few of its gayest attractions. Hear what some of the locals have to say about the diversity of this tropical paradise. ABOUT THE VIDEO: Originally projected to be an hour in length, it soon became obvious that this would not be adequate to fully represent the local gay scene. We are DONE editing Part One. We will be returning to Wilton Manors in June to capture more of this vibrant and colorful slice of paradise. Part Two will feature even more local treasures. WATCH IT ON YOUTUBE: https://youtu.be/3HB7j8um5IQ #wiltonmanors #gayFL #gayhistory #gayestplaceontheplanet

Duration:00:53:46

Episode 121: Tracy Gilchrist of the Advocate (magazine) talks to Art Smith about his first gay bar experience, gay safe havens and the GayBarchives project.

5/9/2023
WE KEEP GETTING MORE FAMOUSER EVERY DAY! Tracy Gilchrist of the Advocate (magazine) talks to Art Smith about his first gay bar experience, gay safe havens and the GayBarchives project. You can find more information about the GayBarchives project at http://GayBarchives.com. Follow the Advocate Channel on YouTube at https://www.youtube.com/@AdvocateChannel . #ilovegaybars #gayhistory

Duration:00:07:13

Episode 118: Invisible Histories Project: Art Smith and Atlanta Gay History

4/10/2023
Laura King interviews Art Smith about Atlanta's gay past. This interview is part of a presentation being prepared for the Invisible Histories Project. InvisibleHistory.org For more information about the GayBarchives Project visit GayBarchives.com #ilovegaybars #gayhistory #gaybarchives #queerhistory #lgbtqhistory

Duration:00:58:36

Episode 65: 65: Ernie Glam - Our most popular video on YouTube #ilovgaybars

2/9/2023
65: Ernie Glam discusses his memories as a Club Kid in NYC in the 80s and 90s [Tunnel, World, Red Zone, Limelight], the costumes he designed for his friend Michael Alig and his opinion of Peter Gatien. We also talk about his book 'Dressing the Monster', his passion for design and journalism and what he's up to today. #gaybarchives #ilovegaybars #lgbthistory Find more segments at tv.GayBarchives.com Another look into our gay history through the lens of our gay bars gone by. GayBarchives is a combination of the words Gay, Bar and Archives. #pridemonth

Duration:01:09:19

Episode 117: 117: Charlie Brown - Watch Your Hat &Coat [Nashville]; Sweet Gum Head [Atlanta]

2/2/2023
117 : The legendary Mr. Charlie Brown reminisces about his long history in the gay bar scene including Watch Your Hat & Coat in Nashville [1970s] and Sweet Gumhead in Atlanta [late 1970s]. #gaybarchives #ilovegaybars #lgbthistory #gayATL #gayGA #Hotlanta Find more segments at tv.GayBarchives.com GayBarchives = Gay + Bar + Archives #pridemonth

Duration:01:07:39

Episode 116: 116 : Don Granatstein reminisces about Orlando's most famous gay destination, the legendary Parliament House Orlando.

1/24/2023
The long-awaited interview with owner Don Granatstein. 116 : Don Granatstein reminisces about Orlando's most famous gay destination, the legendary Parliament House Orlando. He owned the resort from 1999 until its demise in 2021. Rumor is it will be reopening in a different form in downtown Orlando soon. #gaybarchives #ilovegaybars #lgbthistory #gayORL #gayFL #Orlando Find more segments at tv.GayBarchives.com GayBarchives = Gay + Bar + Archives #pridemonth

Duration:00:52:03

Episode 115: 115 : Daniel Nardicio discusses RedEye NY along with his partners Adam Klesh, Sam Benedict and Taylor Shubert.

1/18/2023
115 : Daniel Nardicio, founder of Fire Island's 'Underwear Party' and long-time NYC gay bar promoter discusses his newest venture, RedEye NY along with his partners Adam Klesh, Sam Benedict and Taylor Shubert. #gaybarchives #ilovegaybars #lgbthistory #gayNYC #gayNewYork #BigApple Find more segments at tv.GayBarchives.com GayBarchives = Gay + Bar + Archives #pridemonth

Duration:01:06:59

Episode 114: 114 : Gay journalist and publisher Frank Garcia tells us about his memories of gay bars in Orlando

1/11/2023
114 : Gay journalist and publisher Frank Garcia tells us about his memories of gay bars in Orlando Florida and his new digital magazine Happenings. Parliament House, Pulse Orlando, Southern Nights. #gaybarchives #ilovegaybars #lgbthistory #gayFL #gaySouth #gayFLL Find more segments at tv.GayBarchives.com GayBarchives = Gay + Bar + Archives #pridemonth

Duration:01:04:16

Episode 113: 113: Singer/ actor/ talk show host Richard Skipper takes us on a stroll through the West Village and its legendary gay piano bars

1/5/2023
113: Singer/ actor/ talk show host Richard Skipper takes us on a stroll through the West Village and its legendary gay piano bars, including Marie's Crisis, The Duplex, 5 Oaks, The Monster and 88s. #gaybarchives #ilovegaybars #lgbthistory #gayNYC #gayNY #BigApple Find more segments at tv.GayBarchives.com GayBarchives = Gay + Bar + Archives #pridemonth

Duration:01:01:26

Episode 112: 112 : Brilliant artist and illustrator David Lee Csicsko discusses Chicago's long-standing Berlin

12/29/2022
EPISODE 112 : Brilliant artist and illustrator David Lee Csicsko discusses Chicago's long-standing Berlin night club [he designed the logo decades ago] and his recent book 'LGBTQ+ Icons'. #gaybarchives #ilovegaybars #lgbthistory #gayChicago #gayIL #Berlin Find more segments at tv.GayBarchives.com GayBarchives = Gay + Bar + Archives #pridemonth

Duration:00:58:22

Episode 111: 111 : Daniel Harding, author of 'Gay Man Talking', discusses his favorite bars in South End on Sea and London.

12/29/2022
111 : Daniel Harding, author of 'Gay Man Talking', discusses his favorite bars in South End on Sea and London. Our first episode dealing exclusively with gay bars in the UK. #gaybarchives #ilovegaybars #lgbthistory #gayUK #gayLondon #GayEngland Find more segments at tv.GayBarchives.com GayBarchives = Gay + Bar + Archives #pridemonth

Duration:00:50:25

Episode 109: 109 : Richard Ramey talks about the history of his historic Atlanta gay bar, The Atlanta Eagle.

12/13/2022
109 : Richard Ramey has owned the Atlanta Eagle for 20 years. He joins us in this segment to talk about the history of this historic Atlanta gay bar. We also feature the grand opening of its new location after a 2 year Covid-induced siesta. The #gaybarchives #ilovegaybars #lgbthistory #gayATL #gayGA #Hotlanta Find more segments at tv.GayBarchives.com GayBarchives = Gay + Bar + Archives #pridemonth

Duration:00:52:28

Episode 108: 108: Author Robert Karl takes a stroll down memory lane, fondly recalling his favorite gay bars in State College and Philadelphia PA as well as San Juan Puerto Rico.

12/9/2022
EPISODE 108: Author Robert Karl takes a stroll down memory lane, fondly recalling his favorite gay bars in State College and Philadelphia PA as well as San Juan Puerto Rico. Take a walk on the wild side as we explore gay history one bar at a time. #gaybarchives #ilovegaybars #lgbthistory #gayATL #gayGA #Hotlanta Find more segments at tv.GayBarchives.com GayBarchives = Gay + Bar + Archives #pridemonth

Duration:01:08:30

Episode 110: EPISODE 110: Barbara Poma and Pulse Orlando

11/29/2022
Barbara Poma talks about the history of Pulse Orlando from opening day until the tragic and senseless massacre of 49 people in June of 2016. We also discuss the OnePulse Foundation and the new museum and memorial. #gaybarchives #ilovegaybars #lgbthistory #gayORL #gayFL #Pulse Find more segments at tv.GayBarchives.com GayBarchives = Gay + Bar + Archives #pridemonth Recorded days after the Club Q Colorado Springs shooting.

Duration:00:59:07

Episode 107: 107 : Legendary Atlanta choreographer and dancer Marc Jones recalls his days at the renowned show bars Sweet Gum Head and Illusions.

11/23/2022
107 : Legendary Atlanta choreographer and dancer Marc Jones recalls his days at the renowned show bars Sweet Gum Head and Illusions. He also talks about his interior design career and his current project, 'Stars of Atlanta: A Night of Legends'. #gaybarchives #ilovegaybars #lgbthistory #gayATL #gayGA #Hotlanta Find more segments at tv.GayBarchives.com GayBarchives = Gay + Bar + Archives #pridemonth

Duration:00:48:16

Episode 6: 106 Jobert Abueva discusses his memories of gay bars from New Hope, PA and New York City.

11/15/2022
106 Jobert Abueva author of Boy Wander, [his first memoir will be released in spring 2023 by Rattling Good Yarns Press] , discusses his memories of gay bars from New Hope, PA and New York City. #gaybarchives #ilovegaybars #lgbthistory #gayATL #gayPA #GayNYC

Duration:00:51:52

Episode 2: NPR/WABE FM Atlanta - City Lights with Lois Reitzes - GayBarchives interview November 3, 2022

11/4/2022
Lois Reitzes Delves into Atlanta gay History with Art Smith. The audio was provided by WABE 90.1 FM, Atlanta's NPR station. The interview originally aired on Thursday 3 November 2022. The image are courtesy of GayBarchives.com and represent more than 300 gay bars and venues from Atlanta's rich and colorful gay past. #ilovegaybars #gaybarchives #gayATL #npr In Atlanta, we take pride in the number of gay bars around the city. More than 300 LGBTQ+ bars have played a memorable role in Atlanta’s gay community, past and present. During the pandemic, Art Smith, who describes himself as “a longtime card-holding member of the Atlanta gay community” decided to create an archive of all the gay bars throughout the U.S. and the world. The site is called “Gay Barchives.” Art Smith joined “City Lights” host Lois Reitzes via Zoom to talk about his monumental project. Photo of Art Smith by Dick Woelfle of Channel125.com

Duration:00:15:32

Episode 103: 103 David Fischer discusses his iconic gay bars in St. Petersburg FL - COCKtail and WETspot. We also explore his trendy gift shop ZaZoo'd as well as the Saint and the Back Room.

10/31/2022
103 David Fischer discusses his iconic gay bars in St. Petersburg FL - COCKtail and WETspot. We also explore his trendy gift shops ZaZoo'd as well as the Saint and the Back Room. #gaybarchives #ilovegaybars #lgbthistory Find more segments at tv.GayBarchives.com GayBarchives = Gay + Bar + Archives #pridemonth

Duration:01:03:42

Episode 1: SPECIAL EPISODE : Leslie Jordan GayBarchives Tribute

10/27/2022
SPECIAL EPISODE : Leslie Jordan For more than 2 years I have tried to schedule a GayBarchives segment with Leslie Jordan but he was always busy. Now that he's gone it's obvious that will never happen. Fortunately I dug up an interview I did with Leslie at the W Hotel Atlanta - Midtown in 2014. ENJOY! #gaybarchives #ilovegaybars #lgbthistory #gayATL #gayGA #Hotlanta Find more segments at tv.GayBarchives.com https://video.channel125.com/V85DbxJY GayBarchives = Gay + Bar + Archives #pridemonth

Duration:00:27:48

Episode 3: 105 Phillip Crawford Jr., author of The Mafia and the Gays, discusses his memories of gay bars from Maine [Portland and Ogunquit], Washington DC and New York City.

10/25/2022
Maine? Washington DC? NYC? What a combo! EPISODE 105 Phillip Crawford Jr., author of The Mafia and the Gays, discusses his memories of gay bars from Maine [Portland and Ogunquit], Washington DC and New York City. #gaybarchives #ilovegaybars #lgbthistory #gayNYC #gayME #GayDC Find more segments at tv.GayBarchives.com GayBarchives = Gay + Bar + Archives #pridemonth

Duration:01:08:35