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Photography and sex in Amos Badertscher’s Baltimore

The Baltimore photographer Amos Badertscher has been cataloguing queer lives in his city since the 1960s: male sex workers and their girlfriends, the 1990s Baltimore and Washington club culture, transgender people, crack and heroin addiction, and the impact of AIDS. His is the largest extant photographic record of the short lives of hustlers (male sex workers) that I know of. Though he could by no means be described as famous, Badertscher enjoyed a brief period of academic notice with the public...
Tags: Art, Books, Photography, New York, Featured, Washington, US, San Francisco, Chicago, Nikon, New York Public Library, Baltimore, Amos, 1990s, History Center, University of Chicago Library


Footbridge saved from mall where 'Dawn of the Dead' was shot

The last visible feature of a suburban Pittsburgh mall that appeared in George Romero's 1978 zombie classic "Dawn of the Dead" is being given new life. A small footbridge from the Monroeville Mall will be removed and taken to the Senator John Heinz History Center in Pittsburgh.
Tags: George Romero, Pittsburgh, John Heinz, Dawn of the Dead, Monroeville Mall, History Center