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Greetings from the Gayborhood: A Nostalgic Look at Gay Neighborhoods

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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. Reut
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Hardcover, 128 pages
Published June 1st 2008 by Harry N. Abrams
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Scott
Dec 01, 2011 Scott rated it it was ok
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This was a very quick read - most of the content was pictures of matchbooks. It is a "historical" look at the development of gay neighborhoods, hence "gayborhood," in the last century. Some locations get three paragraphs, but, at most, the lengthier entries are about eight paragraphs. Not a very serious look at gay culture, the author uses lots of tongue-in-cheek references with quotes around the words. The explanations are simplified down to where two stereotypes of the masculine gay vs the ...more
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