HOMOPHILE INKS
An ongoing series of ink paintings on paper tiles spotlighting the Queer underground, drag culture and evolving forms of gender expression in the era before the Stonewall riots and the birth of the gay liberation movement.
From Edward Buffington Photo Archives, 1940s
From Edward Buffington Photo Archives, 1940s
Mr. Elegance at Mary Ellen's Top Hat San Antonio TX Spring 1963
Mr. Elegance at Mary Ellen's Top Hat San Antonio TX Spring 1963
Lesbian House Party, SF, 1960s, GLBT Historical Society
Lesbian House Party, SF, 1960s, GLBT Historical Society
Jiro Onuma and Lover at Thule Lake Segregation Center 1942-45
Jiro Onuma and Lover at Thule Lake Segregation Center 1942-45
Kicks Wilde, 1967
Kicks Wilde, 1967
Bunny Lake
Bunny Lake
Delisa Newton, Sepia Magazine, 1965
Delisa Newton, Sepia Magazine, 1965
Police break up National Variety Artist s Exotic Carnival and Bal
Police break up National Variety Artist s Exotic Carnival and Bal
Unidentified Lesbian Couple from Houston circa 1960
Unidentified Lesbian Couple from Houston circa 1960
Dick Leitsch, Mattachine Society, 1965
Dick Leitsch, Mattachine Society, 1965
Jackie Shane
Jackie Shane
Johnny DeLeon and Bill Beardemphl SF 1970
Johnny DeLeon and Bill Beardemphl SF 1970
Lorraine Hurdle
Lorraine Hurdle
Edwin Buffington
Edwin Buffington
Arrest at Variety Artists Exotic Carnival and Ball, NYC, 1962
Arrest at Variety Artists Exotic Carnival and Ball, NYC, 1962
The Horny Owl, SF Gay Bar in San Francisco circa 1960-70s, Henri Leleu
The Horny Owl, SF Gay Bar in San Francisco circa 1960-70s, Henri Leleu
Storme Delaverie
Storme Delaverie
Prison Homos, Grecian Guild Pictorial 1969
Prison Homos, Grecian Guild Pictorial 1969
Unidentified Lesbian Couple 1950s
Unidentified Lesbian Couple 1950s
Lorainne Hurdle, 1940s
Lorainne Hurdle, 1940s
Arrest at Exotic Ball and Carnival 1962
Arrest at Exotic Ball and Carnival 1962
Falstaff brewery 1960s, Henry Leleu archives
Falstaff brewery 1960s, Henry Leleu archives
Gay Male Swinger 1970
Gay Male Swinger 1970
I'd Rather Swish Than Fight, Drum Magazine, 1965
I'd Rather Swish Than Fight, Drum Magazine, 1965
Backstage at the Crazy Horse Kicks Wilde and Others, 1965
Backstage at the Crazy Horse Kicks Wilde and Others, 1965
The Wanderer from Big Stick 1969
The Wanderer from Big Stick 1969
Coccinelle
Coccinelle
Jewel Box Review, Monticello, NY 1965
Jewel Box Review, Monticello, NY 1965
Sonné Teal Turnabout 1964
Sonné Teal Turnabout 1964
TWO Canadia Homophile 1960s
TWO Canadia Homophile 1960s
Couch Reading
Couch Reading
Greciean Guild Pictorial Personals
Greciean Guild Pictorial Personals
Queer couple, 1960s, Leleu photo archives
Queer couple, 1960s, Leleu photo archives
Gene Fire Island
Gene Fire Island
Leather Daddy
Leather Daddy
Artist Equity Ball, 1963
Artist Equity Ball, 1963
Queer cocktail party at Bobbi Smith’s house in Florida, 1950s
Queer cocktail party at Bobbi Smith’s house in Florida, 1950s
Diana Davis, Turnabout No.3, 1964
Diana Davis, Turnabout No.3, 1964
Stanley Meyers
Stanley Meyers
Chico and Tobé Crazy Horse 1969
Chico and Tobé Crazy Horse 1969
Go Guys, Beach Boy Monte, 1964
Go Guys, Beach Boy Monte, 1964
FM-NEED REFERENCE
FM-NEED REFERENCE
Pudgy Roberts, 1966
Pudgy Roberts, 1966
Balloons
Balloons
Carlson Wade
Carlson Wade
Ricky Renee, 1966
Ricky Renee, 1966
Bobbi Smith
Bobbi Smith
Billbrew Inspired Bondage
Billbrew Inspired Bondage
Marlboro Man
Marlboro Man
Randy Taylor
Randy Taylor
Leather Forever Print Ad
Leather Forever Print Ad
Adrian as Salome
Adrian as Salome
Marie Michael Poulain 1946
Marie Michael Poulain 1946
NYs Ms Bebe Drag Magazine, 1973
NYs Ms Bebe Drag Magazine, 1973
Picketing Grace Cathedral, San Francisco, 965
Picketing Grace Cathedral, San Francisco, 965
Tony, Brunette to Blonde, 1975
Tony, Brunette to Blonde, 1975
CM of Paris, 1964
CM of Paris, 1964
Social Drag in DC Drag Mag 1973
Social Drag in DC Drag Mag 1973
Joey 1967
Joey 1967
Chez Moune Paris Lesbian Bar, 1967
Chez Moune Paris Lesbian Bar, 1967
Young James Baldwin
Young James Baldwin
Annette 1940s
Annette 1940s
Pudgy Roberts Breast Plate Tutorial 1960s
Pudgy Roberts Breast Plate Tutorial 1960s
Anonymous Sailor 1950s-60s
Anonymous Sailor 1950s-60s
Sailor Boy from Drum Magazine 1966
Sailor Boy from Drum Magazine 1966
Billbrew Inspired Lesbiana
Billbrew Inspired Lesbiana
Marlo 1968
Marlo 1968
Henry Leleu
Henry Leleu
French Cabaret
French Cabaret
Barbara Gittings
Barbara Gittings
Female Impersonators Magazine
Female Impersonators Magazine
Minette
Minette
Edward Buffington
Edward Buffington
Tommy Osbourne, Female Impersonators, 1965
Tommy Osbourne, Female Impersonators, 1965
From Gay Swingers, 1969
From Gay Swingers, 1969
Avis TV 1970
Avis TV 1970
Sailor, 1940s
Sailor, 1940s
Billbrew Cover
Billbrew Cover
oni Lee, 1969
oni Lee, 1969
Dave Rivers
Dave Rivers
Tony Winters Drag Advice
Tony Winters Drag Advice
Model from Stud No. 4, 1968
Model from Stud No. 4, 1968
Coccinelle on Stage, 1963
Coccinelle on Stage, 1963
Edward Buffington Photo Collection 1950s
Edward Buffington Photo Collection 1950s
Shalimar, Wig Care, 1963
Shalimar, Wig Care, 1963
Mary Nell, Letters to Female Impersonators, 1960s
Mary Nell, Letters to Female Impersonators, 1960s
Backstage at the Crazy Horse with Kicks Wilde and Others, 1964
Backstage at the Crazy Horse with Kicks Wilde and Others, 1964
Hiroshi Maruyama
Hiroshi Maruyama
Axed Erotics Unknown Origin
Axed Erotics Unknown Origin
Gay Activists Protest City Councilman Saul Sharison 1971
Gay Activists Protest City Councilman Saul Sharison 1971
Unidentified Leather Boy
Unidentified Leather Boy
Bambi
Bambi
Deena Grevis. 1967
Deena Grevis. 1967
Kicks Wilde, Putting on Make Up, 1967
Kicks Wilde, Putting on Make Up, 1967
Doma First Time in Drag, Drag Magazine, 1972
Doma First Time in Drag, Drag Magazine, 1972
Young George
Young George
Male Swinger, Boston, 1960s
Male Swinger, Boston, 1960s
Mardi Gras, 1973, Candid Snapshots
Mardi Gras, 1973, Candid Snapshots
Gene Billbrew Cover
Gene Billbrew Cover
Tobi Marsh, Drag Magazine, 1972
Tobi Marsh, Drag Magazine, 1972
Female Mimics, Letter to Editor 1964
Female Mimics, Letter to Editor 1964
Deneen Print Ad
Deneen Print Ad
Drag Ball Arrest, NYC 1965
Drag Ball Arrest, NYC 1965
Queer erotica, 1960s
Queer erotica, 1960s
Holli White 1965
Holli White 1965
Betty, David Magazine, 1971
Betty, David Magazine, 1971
Sailor, 1960s
Sailor, 1960s
Gina 1968
Gina 1968
Tavern Guild Trip
Tavern Guild Trip
Carlson Wade
Carlson Wade
From Gay Swingers, 1968
From Gay Swingers, 1968
Deborah of California, Drag Magazine, 1972
Deborah of California, Drag Magazine, 1972
Sally Doulas, Letters To Female Impersonators, 1959-60
Sally Doulas, Letters To Female Impersonators, 1959-60
Kim of Chrysis and Kim, 1968
Kim of Chrysis and Kim, 1968
Ralph Kliener as Cowboy from Male Figure, 1968
Ralph Kliener as Cowboy from Male Figure, 1968
Undies
Undies
Jinx Austin, 1965
Jinx Austin, 1965
Erotica
Erotica
Betty, David Magazine, 1971
Betty, David Magazine, 1971
From Bobbi Smith Archives
From Bobbi Smith Archives
Winston Alias 1959-61
Winston Alias 1959-61
Ray Hartl from Golden Boys
Ray Hartl from Golden Boys
Vaslav Njinksi
Vaslav Njinksi
Mischelle 1968
Mischelle 1968
Skinny Man
Skinny Man
Grecian Guild Pictorial Personals 1965
Grecian Guild Pictorial Personals 1965
Protesting Time Magazine article on homosexuality, Ellen Bedoz, Come Out Magazine 1970
Protesting Time Magazine article on homosexuality, Ellen Bedoz, Come Out Magazine 1970
Silvia, Letters from Female Impersonators, 1960s
Silvia, Letters from Female Impersonators, 1960s
Cathy, New Trenns, 1970
Cathy, New Trenns, 1970
Gay Swingers, 1969
Gay Swingers, 1969
Gay Swingers, 1969
Gay Swingers, 1969
New York City Drag Ball, 1950s, Gay and Lesbian Center Archive
New York City Drag Ball, 1950s, Gay and Lesbian Center Archive
Chris Ames, Letters to Female Impersonators, 1959-60
Chris Ames, Letters to Female Impersonators, 1959-60
Central Park Cruising in the 1950s
Central Park Cruising in the 1950s
Holli White 1960s
Holli White 1960s
Mario Montez
Mario Montez
Gay Swingers, 1970
Gay Swingers, 1970
Georgia from PA
Georgia from PA
Drum Print Ad, 1964
Drum Print Ad, 1964
Minette
Minette
Chris Moore
Chris Moore
Mars Valentine 1964
Mars Valentine 1964
Sonné Teal in Le Poupee
Sonné Teal in Le Poupee
Unidentified cover model, Amigo #27. 1964
Unidentified cover model, Amigo #27. 1964
Anita 1950s
Anita 1950s
INSTALLATION VIEWS FROM GOVERNOR'S ISLAND

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