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Should a former Philly bathhouse gain landmark status because of its place in LGBTQ history?
April 12, 2019
Back when homosexuality was illegal in Philadelphia, the Camac Baths offered a safe place for queer subculture to exist. On April 12th, the Philadelphia…
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Sex, disco and fish on acid: how Continental Baths became the world's most influential gay club
April 27, 2018
Mick Jagger, Andy Warhol and Alfred Hitchcock all frequented the decadent New York bathhouse – as did the police who constantly raided it. Its 87-year-old founder, Steve Ostrow, explains how Continental Baths made club culture what it is today
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Chicago Bathhouses: Sanitation, Sex And Sweat
August 07, 2017
A quick tour of places where residents would chill, get clean and — sometimes — get down.
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A Commercial for a Gay Bathhouse (1980)
January 15, 2017
A commercial for Man's Country, a gay bathhouse in NYC in 1980
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Bathhouses And Beyond: A Brief History Of Gay Cruising
May 06, 2016
Gay men are nothing if not determined. Especially when it comes to getting laid. From bathhouses to public parks to wash rooms to Grindr, we've always managed to find creative ways to hookup.
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Mean Dirty Pirate: Bathhouse Hedonism-A Brief History
March 24, 2014
Gay men have been meeting for sex in bathhouses since the late 19th and early 20th centuries in the United States.
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