Category: Fitness

Gay History - March 27: Happy Birthday Bob Mizer Publisher and Photographer of the Athletic Model Guild (AMG)

Gay History – March 27: Happy Birthday Bob Mizer! Publisher and Photographer of the Athletic Model Guild aka. AMG

A long, long, time ago before there was the internet the only offer of gay porn were some extremely illegal and expensive 8mm and 16mm celluloid loops called blue movies and a majority of them were straight. But then “physique” magazines began to spring up after World War II to every gay man’s (and closeted ones) delight.

Gay History – September 14, 1989: ACT UP Protests the NYSE, Crashes Trading Floor

On September 14, 1989, ACT UP (AIDS Coalition to Unleash Power) led a noon protest of 350 people in front of the New York Stock Exchange, targeting Burroughs Wellcome and other companies that it felt were profiteering from the epidemic by their high pricing of the AIDS drug AZT, which was unaffordable to most people living with HIV.