Synopses & Reviews
From the Castro to Chelsea, Greetings From the Gayborhood
, celebrates twelve traditionally gay neighborhoods in America, past and present. Featuring archival images along with nostalgic and sometimes kitschy ephemera (bar ads, event programs, matchbooks, flyers, and more) this scrapbook-style collection is the perfect souvenir for where the boys are and were.
Donald F. Reuter has chronicled the evolution of gay neighborhoods in twelve citiesAtlanta, Boston, Chicago, Fort Lauderdale, Los Angeles, New Orleans, New York City, Philadelphia, San Diego, San Francisco, Seattle, and Washington DCand studied how gentrification has affected them and their role in the greater community. Greetings From the Gayborhood is a spirited and sexy time capsule that celebrates the history, creativity, and longevity of gay America.
From the Castro to Chelsea, this scrapbook-style collection celebrates 12 traditionally gay neighborhoods in America, past and present, and shows where the boys are--and were.
About the Author
Donald F. Reuter is the author of GAYDAR: The Ultimate Insider Guide to the Gay Sixth Sense
and Gay 2 Zee: A Dictionary of Sex, Subtext, and the Sublime
. He lives in New York City.