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EPISODE ONE: Joe Marcella
In this first episode of the GayBarchives Podcast we talk to Joe Marcella about his memories from gay bars from the past, including Club Marcella in Buffalo NY and Mekka in Miami. 
Listen to Episode One: Joe Marcella

EPISODE TWO: Del Shores
In this episode of the GayBarchives Podcast we talk to Del Shores about gay bars gone by, writing for the American version of Queer as Folk, His adventures with Leslie Jordan and Caroline Rhea and the Rainbow Lounge raid in Fort Worth TX. 
Listen to Episode Two: Del Shores

EPISODE FOUR: Jimmy James
In this episode of the GayBarchives Podcast we talk to Jimmy James about his amazing career as the best Marilyn Monroe illusionist in the world, gay bar life in San Antonio and touring the country performing at dozens of gay bars. We also talk about his hit single 'Fashionista'. 
Listen to Episode Four: Jimmy James

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EPISODE EIGHT: Bay News 9 Tampa
In this episode of the GayBarchives Podcast Ashley Paul from Bay News 9 in Tampa, FL features the #GayBarchives project on the local news.
Listen to Episode Eight: Bay News 9

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EPISODE FIFTEEN: The Goddess Raven
In this long-awaited episode of the GayBarchives Podcast we chat with Monte [aka The Goddess Raven] about his amazing career as a performer at Backstreet Atlanta and how the gay bar scene molded his personality and his career. We also discuss life on a farm in Oklahoma and other unexpected topics. #ilovegaybars #gaybarchives #lgbthistory
Listen to Episode Fifteen: The Goddess Raven 
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EPISODE SIXTEEN: DJ Brian Norwood
In this episode of the GayBarchives Podcast we chat with DJ Brian Norwood about the old days in Philadelphia and how the gay bar scene molded his personality and his career. We also discuss his penchant for classic house music. #ilovegaybars #gaybarchives #lgbthistory
Listen to Episode Sixteen: DJ Brian Norwood 

EPISODE SEVENTEEN: Eddie Edwards [Part 1]
In this episode of the GayBarchives Podcast we chat with celebrity illusionist Eddie Edwards about how the gay bar scene molded his personality and his career. We also discuss his visits to gay bars in the 80s and his celebrity encounters. Stay tuned for Part Two. #ilovegaybars #gaybarchives #lgbthistory
Listen to Episode Seventeen: Eddie Edwards Part 1
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EPISODE NINETEEN: Frank Marino
Episode 19: In this episode of the #GayBarchives Show we talk to the longest running headliner in Las Vegas, Frank Marino, who reminisces about his  early days of drag at Studio 54, Limelight, the Copa and the Marlin Beach Hotel. We talk about the drag scene in Vegas, his stunning Showboy Mansion, Louis Vuitton trashcans and Tiffany basketballs. #ilovegaybars #lgbthistory
Listen to Episode Nineteen: Frank Marino

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EPISODE TWENTY: Chad Michaels
Episode 20: In this episode of the #GayBarchives Show we talk to the world's most famous Cher impersonator Chad Michaels, who reminisces about his  early days of drag in San Diego, memories of his RPDR AllStars experience and visiting gay bars across the US. We discuss his amazing costumes, his loving and supportive husband Adam and the celebrities he has met over his long career. #ilovegaybars #lgbthistory
Listen to Episode Twenty: Chad Michaels

EPISODE TWENTY ONE: Bruce Vilanch
EPISODE 21: In this episode of the #GayBarchives Show we talk with songwriter, comedian actor and 6-time Emmy winner Bruce Vilanch about #gaybarsgoneby, Bette Midler at the bath houses, Eartha Kitt and Whoopi Goldberg . Learn about his celebrity friends, his t shirt collection and his drag appearances. #ilovegaybars #lgbthistory #beyourself 
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Listen to Episode TwentyOne: Bruce Vilanch

EPISODE TWENTY SIX: FRANKIE SHARP from The Q
EPISODE 26: Brilliant NYC club promoter Frankie Sharp tells us about his infamous 'WestGay at Westway' parties and his incredible new venture, a 4 story megaclub in Hell's Kitchen. You'll want to watch every minute! #lgbthistory #GayBarchives #ilovegaybars Find more segments at GayBarchives.com  #pridemonth
Listen to Episode TwentySix: Frankie Sharp on Q 
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EPISODE THIRTY TWO: Todd Evans from Rivendell Media
Episode 32. Todd Evans of Rivendell Media shares his memories from some of Philadelphia's iconic EQUUS and Bike Stop as well as the Renegade in Rehoboth Beach. We also discuss NYC's newest club, The Q and gay advertising by Stoli and Absolut. Another look into our gay history through the lens of our gay bars gone by. GayBarchives is a combination of the words Gay, Bar and Archives.  #gaybarchives #ilovegaybars Find more segments at GayBarchives.com  #pridemonth 
Listen to Episode ThirtyTwo:  Todd Evans
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EPISODE THIRTY THREE: Michail Takach
Episode 33. Michail Takach - Activist, Archivist and Author joins us to discuss Wisconsin's LGBT history. Many of Wisconsin's bars are mentioned, including the Black Nite, M&M Club, Factory Disco, Nite Beat and Boot Camp are mentioned. #gaybarchives #ilovegaybars #wisclgbthistory Find more segments at GayBarchives.com  #pridemonth 
Listen to Episode ThirtyThree:  Michail Takach

EPISODE FORTY: Ted Binkley
Episode 40. Ted Binkley recounts stories from his first gay bar experience in Nashville [1952], several bars from the 1960s Long Beach scene, Atlanta's Gallus, Illusions and Crazy Rayz. We also discuss the last bar he owned in Montgomery AL [Zippers]. You have to look up 'The Salvation Army Song' online and you will understand how Dora DeVille eventually came to be. #ilovegaybars #gaybarchives Find more segments at GayBarchives.com  #gayhistory
Listen to Episode Forty:  Ted Binkley
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EPISODE FORTY ONE: Jason Dottley
Episode 41. Jason Dottley remembers some of his favorite gay bars from his past, including Jerry's B-Bob's in Mobile, Fubar in West Hollywood and The Rose Room in Dallas. He also reminisces about Beige in Los Angeles. Jason is currently enjoying the 'Zona Romantica' in Puerta Vallarta, Mexico. #ilovegaybars #gaybarchives Find more segments at GayBarchives.com  #gayhistory
Listen to Episode Forty One:  Jason Dottley 
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EPISODE FORTY TWO: Todd Stephens
Episode 42. Todd Stephens, writer/director [Edge of Seventeen, Another Gay Movie, Swan Song] remembers some of his favorite gay bars from his past in Sandusky, Ohio.  One in particular, The Universal Fruit & Nut Co., plays a starring role in two of his films. He also shares memories of other Sandusky gay bars and the colorful characters he met there. Look for vintage photos of teenage Todd and his husband Tim. They have now been together for more than 35 years. #ilovegaybars #gaybarchives Find more segments at GayBarchives.com  #gayhistory
Listen to Episode Forty Two:  Todd Stephens
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EPISODE FORTY THREE: Allan Brocka
Episode 43. Q. Allan Brocka, writer/director [Rick and Steve, Eating Out, Boy Culture] remembers some of his favorite gay bars from his past in Seattle, Los Angeles and Frankfurt.  We also discuss his ground-breaking contributions to the LGBT+ film world and his latest project, the Boy Culture series featuring Jason Caceres. #ilovegaybars #gaybarchives Find more segments at GayBarchives.com  #gayhistory
Listen to Episode Forty Three:  Allan Brocka 
LINKS: Website, FacebookIMDBTwitter, LinkedIn

EPISODE FORTY FOUR: Doug Probst/ Shawn Mayotte
Episode 44. Doug Probst [perhaps better known as escort/ cover boy Shawn Mayotte] tells us about some of his favorite gay bars from his past in Long Beach, Pasadena, Laguna and Redondo.  We also discuss his new tell-all memoir 'Mayotte: The Musings of a Narcissist' which chronicles his life as an escort. #ilovegaybars #gaybarchives #gayhistory
Listen to Episode Forty Four:  Doug Probst/ Shawn Mayotte

EPISODE FORTY FIVE: Greggor Mattson
Episode 45. Greggor Mattson [author and professor] delves into the history of some of his favorite gay bars gone by from the Pacific Northwest, Washington DC and Helsinki Finland.  We also discuss his work in progress 'Who Needs Gay Bars?' which explores the role gay bars play in our lives. #ilovegaybars #gaybarchives Another look into our gay history through the lens of our gay bars gone by. GayBarchives is a combination of the words Gay, Bar and Archives.  #gayhistory
Listen to Episode Forty Five:  Greggor Mattson/ Pacific Northwest

EPISODE FORTY EIGHT: Jason Caceres
Episode 48. Jason Caceres, star of the new 'Boy Culture' series, tells us about his first gay bar experience in Sunny Miami Beach and talks about his obsession with black lace shirts. #ilovegaybars #gaybarchives #gayhistory #boyculture #jasoncaceres
Listen to Episode Forty Eight: Jason Caceres

EPISODE FIFTY: Stonewall Museum & Archives
EPISODE 50: Executive Director Hunter O'Hanian takes us on a tour of the Stonewall National Museum and Archives in Fort Lauderdale, a huge repository of books, videos, publications and ephemera preserving the history of our gay community across the United States. #snma #gaybarchives #ilovegaybars #lgbthistory Exploring gay history one bar at a time: GayBarchives = Gay + Bar + Archives Find more segments at GayBarchives.com  #pridemonth

EPISODE FIFTY ONE: Damian Pelliccione of Revry.tv
Episode 51. Damian Pelliccione, co-founder of Revry TV, shares some of his memories from G in NYC as well as LA's Mother Lode, MJ's and Akbar. We also talk about Revry TV, QueerX and upcoming projects.  #gaybarchives #ilovegaybars #pridemonth #revry
Listen to Episode FiftyOne:  Damian Pelliccione

EPISODE FIFTY TWO: Jonny McGovern
EPISODE 52: Jonny McGovern, perhaps best known for his Gay Pimp videos and his Hey Qween talk show, talks about his memories from gay bars gone by. LA and NYC: Cock, Boys Room, Mr. Black, The Saint, Backstreet Atlanta. #gaybarchives #ilovegaybars #lgbthistory Find more segments at GayBarchives.com  #pridemonth #gaypimp #heyqween
Listen to Episode FiftyTwo: Jonny McGovern
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EPISODE FIFTY SIX: Lloyd Coleman & Gary Steinberg 
EPISODE 56: Lloyd Coleman and Gary Steinberg talk about their memories as producers of Studio One's iconic Backlot Theatre and their upcoming film, Studio One Forever.  #gaybarchives #ilovegaybars #lgbthistory Find more segments at GayBarchives.com  #pridemonth
LINKS: Studio One WebsiteLloydFacebookGaryFacebook, Twitter, LinkedIn,

EPISODE FIFTY SEVEN: Gary Mortimer - LA 1970s & 80s 
EPISODE 57: Gary Mortimer, the very first bartender at Studio One's Backlot Theatre, remembers gay bars from the 70s & 80s in LA. Windjammer, Rainbow B&G, Oliver/After Dark, Studio One and Oil Can Harry's. #gaybarchives #ilovegaybars #lgbthistory Find more segments at GayBarchives.com  #pridemonth
Listen to Episode FiftySeven: Gary Mortimer: LA 1970s-80s
LINKS: StudioOneForever WebsiteFacebook, Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn,

EPISODE FIFTY EIGHT: Gina Gatta [Damron] SF Bars
EPISODE 58: Gina Gatta, president and owner of the Damron Company, recalls her first queer bar experiences in San Francisco [1980s] and talks about her journey at the helm of the company that created the Damron Guides. BONUS: We discuss the gay bars owned by Bob Damron. #gaybarchives #ilovegaybars #lgbthistory Another look into our gay history through the lens of our gay bars gone by. GayBarchives is a combination of the words Gay, Bar and Archives.  Find more segments at GayBarchives.com #pridemonth
Listen to Episode FiftyEight: Gina Gatta
LINKS: WebsiteFacebookDamron FBInstagramTwitter, LinkedIn

EPISODE 59: Larry Tee is one of the most outrageous personalities in Electronic Music and Fashion. Although perhaps best known for his collaborations with RuPaul and Lahoma in NYC, his roots are in Atlanta. In this segment, Larry Tee takes us back to the vibrant gay scene in 'Hotlanta' in the 1970s and 80s as well as NYC in the 90s.  #gaybarchives #ilovegaybars #lgbthistory Find more segments at GayBarchives.com #pridemonth
Listen to Episode FiftyNine: Larry Tee

EPISODE SIXTY ONE: Bobby Bonanno on Fire Island Pines
EPISODE 61: Bobby Bonanno, founder and president of the Fire Island Pines Historical Preservation Society, talks about the history of the Pines. We discuss The Ice Palace in Cherry Grove and The Pavilion in the Pines. #gaybarchives #ilovegaybars #lgbthistory Find more segments at TV.GayBarchives.com #pridemonth
Listen to Episode Sixty One:  Bobby Bonanno

EPISODE SIXTY TWO: Eboné Bell  DC
EPISODE 62: Eboné Bell remembers Phase 1, APEX, Nation and Tracks in our nation's capital, DC. We also discuss her queer publication Tagg Magazine. #gaybarchives #ilovegaybars #lgbthistory Find more segments at tv.GayBarchives.com #pridemonth
Listen to Episode SixtyTwo:  Eboné Bell

EPISODE SIXTY FOUR: Moby Dick SF
EPISODE 64: Scot Riffe and Joe Cappelletti, co-owners of Moby Dick in San Francisco, discuss their bar's 40+ year history in the Castro district.  #gaybarchives #ilovegaybars #lgbthistory Find more segments at tv.GayBarchives.com #pridemonth
Listen to Episode SixtyFour:  Moby Dick SF
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EPISODE SIXTY FIVE:  Ernie Glam NYC Club Kids
EPISODE 65: Ernie Glam discusses his memories as a Club Kid in NYC in the 80s and 90s [Tunnel, World, Red Zone, Limelight], the costumes he designed for his friend Michael Alig and his opinion of Peter Gatien. We also talk about his book 'Dressing the Monster', his passion for design and journalism and what he's up to today. #gaybarchives #ilovegaybars #lgbthistory Find more segments at tv.GayBarchives.com #pridemonth
Listen to Episode SixtyFive:  Ernie Glam NYC Club Kids

EPISODE SIXTY SIX: Patrik Gallineaux
EPISODE 66: Patrik Gallineaux has spent much of his adult life in the limelight. We discuss his position as Stoli's LGBT ambassador, his memories of bars in Buffalo [Heat], NYC [Splash], San Juan [Atlantic Beach Hotel] and SF [N Touch], and what he's up to now. #gaybarchives #ilovegaybars #lgbthistory Find more segments at tv.GayBarchives.com #pridemonth
Listen to Episode SixtySix:   Patrik Gallineaux

EPISODE SIXTY SEVEN: Freddie's Beach Bar
EPISODE 67: Freddie Lutz, owner of Freddie's Beach Bar in Arlington VA and Rehoboth Beach DE, discusses his bar's 20+ year history and his decision to open a new location in Rehoboth Beach DE.  #gaybarchives #ilovegaybars #lgbthistory Find more segments at tv.GayBarchives.com #pridemonth
Listen to Episode SixtySeven:  Freddie's Beach Bar

EPISODE SIXTY EIGHT:  Denny Lyon/ DC Bars
EPISODE 68: Denny Lyon discusses his memories at DC's iconic Lost and Found, The Pier and Nellie's Sports Bar.  #gaybarchives #ilovegaybars #lgbthistory Find more segments at tv.GayBarchives.com #pridemonth
Listen to Episode SixtyEight:  Denny Lyon: DC Bars
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EPISODE SIXTY NINE: Jeffrey Bloom Boston Classics
EPISODE 69: Jeffrey Bloom discusses his memories of several Boston gay bars from the 60s and 70s, including Punch Bowl, Jacque's and the Napoleon Club.  #gaybarchives #ilovegaybars #lgbthistory Find more segments at tv.GayBarchives.com #pridemonth
Listen to Episode SixtyNine:  Jeffrey Bloom: Boston
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EPISODE SEVENTY: Linda Simpson  Pyramid NYC
EPISODE 70: Linda Simpson, author of 'The Drag Explosion', discusses her memories of Pyramid in NYC and the 80s drag scene. Since the 1980s, Linda Simpson has been a nightlife promoter, journalist, playwright and game-show hostess. Her slideshow presentation, “The Drag Explosion,” features her photos of NYC’s drag scene in the 1980s and ‘90s. #gaybarchives #ilovegaybars #lgbthistory Find more segments at tv.GayBarchives.com #pridemonth
Listen to Episode Seventy:  Linda Simpson  Pyramid NYC

EPISODE SEVENTY ONE:  David Dominé Louisville KY
EPISODE 71: David Dominé discusses his memories of Starbase Q, Fuzion and The Connection in Louisville as well as his book about a gay murder, A Dark Room in Glitter Ball City.  #gaybarchives #ilovegaybars #lgbthistory Find more segments at tv.GayBarchives.com #pridemonth

EPISODE SEVENTY TWO: Brian McNaught  Boston Bars
EPISODE 72: Author Brian McNaught discusses his experience as the LGBT Liaison to Boston's mayor and his books.  #gaybarchives #ilovegaybars #lgbthistory Find more segments at tv.GayBarchives.com #pridemonth
Listen to Episode SeventyTwo:  Brian McNaught: Boston

EPISODE SEVENTY THREE: Wes Hurley
EPISODE 73: Filmmaker Wes Hurley discusses his new movie 'Potato Dreams of America' and his gay bar memories.  #gaybarchives #ilovegaybars #lgbthistory Another look into our gay history through the lens of our gay bars gone by. GayBarchives is a combination of the words Gay, Bar and Archives.  Find more segments at tv.GayBarchives.com #pridemonth
Listen to Episode SeventyThree:  Wes Hurley: Seattle Bars

EPISODE SEVENTY FOUR: David W. Jackson  Kansas City MO
EPISODE 74: Local historian, preservationist, archivist, activist, and author of Changing Times: Almanac and Digest of Kansas City’s LGBTQIA+ History, David W. Jackson shares how he came out to high school friends in 1986 at age 17, and came out again to his family more than a decade later in 1997 at age 28; his first kiss (with a man) and nightlife experiences in Tampa, FL; and, his longtime activism for LGBTQIA+ equality in his hometown Kansas City, Missouri, starting in the mid-1990s and including co-founding the Gay and Lesbian Archive of Mid-America (GLAMA) on World AIDS Day in 2009. #gaybarchives #ilovegaybars #lgbthistory #pridemonth Find more segments at tv.GayBarchives.com
Listen to Episode SeventyFour:  David W. Jackson Kansas City MO

EPISODE SEVENTY SEVEN: As You Are Bar [DC]
EPISODE 77: Rach Pike and Jo McDaniel discuss their first queer bar experiences and talk about their new venture, As You Are Bar in Washington DC. Jo also discusses her big win at the Stoli Key West Cocktail Classic.  #gaybarchives #ilovegaybars #lgbthistory Find more segments at tv.GayBarchives.com #pridemonth 
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Listen to Episode SeventySeven:  Rach & Jo - As You Are Bar, D.C.
LINKS: Rach- FacebookInstagram; Jo - FBIG; As You Are -  WebsiteFBIG

EPISODE SEVENTY NINE: Daniel Nardicio
EPISODE 79: Daniel Nardicio remembers his first gay bar experience [Slide, NYC]; talks about his iconic Fire Island underwear parties; and tells us about Club Cumming. He also predicts the future of NYC nightlife.  #gaybarchives #ilovegaybars #lgbthistory Find more segments at tv.GayBarchives.com Another look into our gay history through the lens of our gay bars gone by. GayBarchives is a combination of the words Gay, Bar and Archives. #pridemonth

EPISODE EIGHTY ONE: Steve Lewis - Limelight NYC
EPISODE 81: Former nightclub operator, impresario and the 'Godfather of the nightlife industry', the legendary Steve Lewis discusses his memories at the helm of some of Manhattan's most notorious and celebrated gay venues: The Tunnel, Palladium and Limelight. Includes more than 150 images by some of the club scene's most renowned photographers.  #gaybarchives #ilovegaybars #lgbthistory Find more segments at tv.GayBarchives.com #pridemonth

EPISODE EIGHTY FIVE: Pamala Stanley
EPISODE 85: Legendary Disco Diva Pamala Stanley discusses her six decade career singing her way across the country and around the world, including many gay bars along the way. Pamala had numerous Billboard Top 20 hits including "Coming Out of Hiding" and "I Don't Want to Talk About It". At nearly 70 years of age she still delivers a high energy show!  #gaybarchives Exploring Gay History One Bar at a Time! #ilovegaybars GayBarchives = Gay + Bar + Archives  #lgbthistory Find more segments at tv.GayBarchives.com #pridemonth
Listen to Episode EightyFive:  Disco Diva Pamala Stanley


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