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13 Most Wanted Men: Andy Warhol Created A Scandal At The 1964 World’s Fair

Sep 08, 2014 by
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13 Most Wanted Men: Andy Warhol Created A Scandal At The 1964 World’s Fair

Andy Warhol created a scandal at the 1964 New York World’s Fair when he chose to enlarge mug shots from an NYPD booklet featuring the 13 most wanted criminals of 1962. The exhibition was part of a set of public commissions …

19 Epic Gay Places To Visit Before You Die

Dec 18, 2013 by
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As parts of the world become less heteronormative, the need for Gay (with a capital “G”) spaces is arguably diminished. The “gay experience” isn’t as relegated to strictly “gay places” as say, the 1950s, when mainstream culture and the book …

Daily Dream Voyage: Around the World with GayCities Member dcalh

Jan 03, 2013 by
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Best of GayCities 2012 is asking you to create a personalized “Ultimate Dream Voyage” itinerary by mapping your favorite travel destinations around the globe. Have you dreamed of sunbathing in Ibiza or testing the snowy slopes of Aspen? Choose your …

City Of Pittsburgh Celebrates Sharon Needles Day

Jun 13, 2012 by
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City Of Pittsburgh Celebrates Sharon Needles Day

Move over, Andy Warhol: Pittsburgh has a new favorite native homo. RuPaul Drag Race winner Sharon Needles was honored in her hometown with an official proclamation declaring Tuesday “Sharon Needles Day in Pittsburgh.”

A Drag Race Christmas: Sharon Needles

Dec 20, 2011 by
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GayCities New York Editor Jeffrey James Keyes snuck under the mistletoe with the contestants of the upcoming new season of RuPaul’s Drag Race. Sharon Needles Boy Name: Aaron Coady Current City: Pittsburgh/ Transylvania Favorite Place on Earth: Any dive bar with a happy hour …

Singer Tom Goss’ “Turn It Around” Tour: Haunted by the past

Apr 19, 2011 by
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Singer Tom Goss’ “Turn It Around” Tour: Haunted by the past

Tom Goss is a Washington, DC-based singer-songwriter on a 10-week, 50-city tour to promote his new album, Turn It Around. Tom has agreed to serve as a GayCities guest blogger, reporting occasionally from the road. This is his first post. …

Hot Shot: Beautiful Pittsburgh

Sep 06, 2010 by
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Pittsburgh does not get the respect it deserves as a surprisingly gay friendly city situated on three scenic rivers. This shot was taken by GayCities member Bart Smyth, aka Trabster, who also happens to be a wonderful photographer. In his …