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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 

    EPISODE 110: Barbara Poma and Pulse Orlando

    EPISODE 110: Barbara Poma and Pulse Orlando

    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. 

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

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

    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

    • 48 min
    106 Jobert Abueva discusses his memories of gay bars from New Hope, PA and New York City.

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

    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

    • 51 min
    NPR/WABE FM Atlanta - City Lights with Lois Reitzes - GayBarchives interview November 3, 2022

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

    • 15 min
    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.

    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.

    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

    • 1 hr 3 min
    SPECIAL EPISODE : Leslie Jordan GayBarchives Tribute

    SPECIAL EPISODE : Leslie Jordan GayBarchives Tribute

    SPECIAL EPISODE : Leslie JordanFor 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

    • 27 min

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