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Apr 25 2021
Gay House Party, 1991 Comments (0)

Gay house-party 1991Kiss cam (Image via video still)

Alan Light sent me this link to his footage of a gay house party in Davenport, Iowa, from 30 years ago. Nothing too eventful happens (though some are clearly thinking, “Why is this guy filming me at a gay party?!”), but it's still an interesting sociological slice of gay life from the It's a Sin era — but in the middle of the U.S.

Alan says several people here would later die of AIDS. I hope their families and friends see this unusual documentation — not many people had the forethought and balls to show up to parties like this with a video camera ...