Author Archives: Elizabeth Vanwinkle

Biker Clubs and Queer History: Stories of Rebel Queers in St. Louis

Biker Clubs and Queer History: Stories of Rebel Queers in St. Louis

Picture it: St. Louis, 2003. You’re a young queer person from southern Illinois, in the big city for your first-ever Pride parade. You’re scared shitless, horny as hell and trying to look cool. You’ve managed to score prime real estate on the parade route because in your nervousness you accidentally showed up two hours early.

Alex Cohen: Environmental Guardian

At the age of 24, Alex Cohen has organized more marches and actions than many older LGBTQIA folks have been to in their entire lives. Even if you’re not the kind of person to be found on the front lines of a protest, you may have noticed Cohen around town. His big smile, political T-shirts

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