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Queerious Eighties

by Lewis

The big hair, shoulder pads, Duran Duran; the tip of the iceberg of a decade of excess that helped me fully embrace of all things culturally ‘pop.’ When my fellow bloggers asked ‘what made me ‘queerious?’ I couldn’t help looking back at that time that I coveted the look of Simon Le Bon and twirled my nights away, sneaking into gay bars in the Castro (does anyone even remember the Phoenix Bar on Castro St.?) .

Gay? Queer? Which Story is Which?

I was lucky to share my story of when I first knew I was gay in Randy
Barbato’s and Fenton Bailey’s documentary When I Knew, based on the
book by Robert Trachtenberg. Continue reading