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Vintage Burlesque & Girlie Show Ads

A collection of vintage print advertisements for live entertainment… “Oriental Fantasy” at Frank Sennes’ Moulin Rouge boasts of “Geisha Girls from Tokyo.” Advertorial with photo of Tornado Tonja, who would be at Esther Wright’s Club El Rancho, “West Seventh’s answer to Minksky’s”. Club El Rancho also paid for an ad for the show that’s “Too […]

The History Of Race & Religion In GLBT Issues As Seen In Vintage African American Magazines

With a lot of the recent political conversation discussing the entwined struggle for civil rights between people of color and the LGBT folks, including the controversy that “rights” and “equality” have limits (sometimes based on the misguided “choice” to be gay, previous treatment, i.e. slavery, or even if only based on visual perceptions), the resulting […]

Exceptional Antique Erotica

Friend of the blog and fellow smut collector, Rob, who runs Delta Of Venus, alerted me that he’s in the process of paring down his personal collection of vintage erotica. For starters, he has two sets of antique erotic prints up for auction right now. The first is the complete set of Marcel Vertes’ Le […]