The Concerned Photographer –Anthony Friedken

Perhaps I’m too old, but I don’t recall that “queer” had the same context it does today.

No matter. Anthony Friedkin’s “Gay Essay” was a hot show at the DeYoung Museum SF in 2014. Here’s a poignant look into his work, and a time when homosexuality was illegal, and “queer” was a fighting word.

9 inexpensive suggestions to improve your mental health and save you money — from @queermoneypod

Mental health stuff that we all sort of know in the back of our minds. They highlight and break each suggestion down to easily digestible and doable parts. I got a lot out of this I highly recommend that you watch.

Jack Wrangler — Gay Around The Edges

Nowadays we would say he was non-binary. But back then, his wife, twenty years his senior, said he’s “only gay around the edges, dear”.

For your next gossipy coffee chat, I thought you’d enjoy this informative bit from from Chicago historian Owenkeehnen’s Instagram feed about Jack Wrangler, one of America’s first major porn stars.