Posts Tagged: gays

collage LGBT Flag and southern plantation

Southern Hospitality LGBT Style

Dixie is really dishing out that famous southern hospitality for the LGBT community! Anyone planning that gay, carefree vacation down south might want to think again. As the controversial cluster of anti LGBT laws cut a swath through the south

collage LGBT Flag and southern plantation

Southern Hospitality LGBT Style

Dixie is really dishing out that famous southern hospitality for the LGBT community! Anyone planning that gay, carefree vacation down south might want to think again. As the controversial cluster of anti LGBT laws cut a swath through the south

vintage illustration little girl walking to rest room

There are No HERO’s in Houston

  Once upon a time the only fear we had about using a public rest room was whether it was clean or not. “Nothing is more welcome to experienced motorists than a Texaco Restroom sign,” begins the copy on this

vintage illustration little girl walking to rest room

There are No HERO’s in Houston

  Once upon a time the only fear we had about using a public rest room was whether it was clean or not. “Nothing is more welcome to experienced motorists than a Texaco Restroom sign,” begins the copy on this

vintage illustration Johnnie Walker in NY

Love Wins – Too Late For Some

After the landmark Supreme Court ruling making gay marriage legal, two octogenarian men became the first same-sex couple to get married in Dallas County Texas.  It only took a half a century of waiting. When it comes to love, it’s

vintage illustration Johnnie Walker in NY

Love Wins – Too Late For Some

After the landmark Supreme Court ruling making gay marriage legal, two octogenarian men became the first same-sex couple to get married in Dallas County Texas.  It only took a half a century of waiting. When it comes to love, it’s

Gay Pride Flag and Vintage illustration

Gay Rights…You Still Gotta Work It!

Thanks to the Supreme Court’s milestone decision on same-sex marriage, the American Dream just became more inclusive, but the dreaming is not over yet. When it comes to job security and a home of your own, the 2 other fundamental

Gay Pride Flag and Vintage illustration

Gay Rights…You Still Gotta Work It!

Thanks to the Supreme Court’s milestone decision on same-sex marriage, the American Dream just became more inclusive, but the dreaming is not over yet. When it comes to job security and a home of your own, the 2 other fundamental

Marriage equality For all

Marriage Equality For All ….Scotus Says I DO

As the The Supremes once said , “You Can’t Hurry Love”. Well it took decades to get another group of Supremes to the altar, but they finally said “I Do” to marriage equality for all! As the window closes  for

Marriage equality For all

Marriage Equality For All ….Scotus Says I DO

As the The Supremes once said , “You Can’t Hurry Love”. Well it took decades to get another group of Supremes to the altar, but they finally said “I Do” to marriage equality for all! As the window closes  for

vintage illustration Boy Scouts 1960s

Boy Scout Leaders Morally Straight and… Gay

Glancing through a Boy Scout handbook, you notice how filled it is with skills you must learn and rules you must follow. before 2013, the rules for joining the Boy Scouts hadn’t changed much from 1960’s when this vintage handbook

vintage illustration Boy Scouts 1960s

Boy Scout Leaders Morally Straight and… Gay

Glancing through a Boy Scout handbook, you notice how filled it is with skills you must learn and rules you must follow. before 2013, the rules for joining the Boy Scouts hadn’t changed much from 1960’s when this vintage handbook

Marriage Equality vintage bride

Marriage Equality For All

Everybody Should Say I Do! As spring begins, the window opens for the chance to be a June bride, that most coveted month for nuptials. This June the window may open wider. Bringing a breeze of fresh air into the

Marriage Equality vintage bride

Marriage Equality For All

Everybody Should Say I Do! As spring begins, the window opens for the chance to be a June bride, that most coveted month for nuptials. This June the window may open wider. Bringing a breeze of fresh air into the

painting Paul Cadmus YMCA Locker Room

Locked in The American Dream Closet

In the 1930’s. my bachelor  Uncle Harry was a social realist painter who learned the bitter social realities that surrounded a gay man in early 20th century America. Trained under artist John Sloan, the well known Social Realist  at N.Y.C’s

painting Paul Cadmus YMCA Locker Room

Locked in The American Dream Closet

In the 1930’s. my bachelor  Uncle Harry was a social realist painter who learned the bitter social realities that surrounded a gay man in early 20th century America. Trained under artist John Sloan, the well known Social Realist  at N.Y.C’s

vintage illustration bride and groom

The Model Bride and Illustrator Jon Whitcomb

Like most mid-century girls, Bitsy Bendix longed to be a bride, convinced that the basic occupation of virtually every girl was choosing a man to marry. But for bachelorette Bitsy the next best thing happened. In the summer of 1950

vintage illustration bride and groom

The Model Bride and Illustrator Jon Whitcomb

Like most mid-century girls, Bitsy Bendix longed to be a bride, convinced that the basic occupation of virtually every girl was choosing a man to marry. But for bachelorette Bitsy the next best thing happened. In the summer of 1950

vintage illustration boys playing football

Touchdown for Gays

The quarterback always scores a touchdown with the girl! Football has always been a real mans game. There’s nothing sissy about this sport built on machismo, muscle and violence! But the perception of a real man might soon be as

vintage illustration boys playing football

Touchdown for Gays

The quarterback always scores a touchdown with the girl! Football has always been a real mans game. There’s nothing sissy about this sport built on machismo, muscle and violence! But the perception of a real man might soon be as