Spinning at the Los Angeles Gay Pride Parade

Spinning at Gay Pride. LA Pride Parade is a celebration of the LGBTQIA+ community and its allies. It runs down Santa Monica Boulevard between Fairfax and Doheny, and there’s a festival near the end in West Hollywood Park. The parade is free to attend but the festival is a paid event (ticket required) even though it takes place in a public park paid with my taxes
Gentleman's Banyan

The Gentleman’s Banyan: An Informal Robe that Changed the Way Men Dress

Fashion has always played a significant role in shaping society. From the corset and bustle of the Victorian era to the skinny jeans and high-top sneakers of the modern-day, clothing has been a reflection of culture and social norms. One…
mens cologne ads

Vintage Cologne Ads: A Tribute to the Suave and Macho Men of the 60s and 70s

Fashion trends change rapidly, and so do the fragrances that go with them. The 1960s was a decade of sleek and sophisticated fashion, with dapper, globetrotting spies like James Bond taking center stage. Accordingly, men’s colognes of the era delivered…
Internment of Japanese Americans - World War II

Dorothea Lange: National Archives and Records Administration, Records of the War Relocation Authority

Dorothea Lange is widely considered one of the greatest documentary photographers of the 20th century. Her images of the Great Depression, taken while she was employed by the Farm Security Administration (FSA), are iconic. Later, while working on assignment for…