Among those who frequented the Mineshaft were Jack Fritscher who was present at its opening night and attended hundreds of times ,  Fritscher's lover Robert Mapplethorpe who took many pictures of the Mineshaft and was at one point its official photographer There was no sign on the entrance; the exterior has been described as "grimy". The door was manned by someone who rejected anyone wearing preppie clothes or cologne, and this was a widely known part of what made the bar influential. Originally the Mineshaft was on that one floor and with a scat room, which was soon abandoned as too extreme.
Drag sewing classes for aspiring queens — please bring pattern paper, scissors, pencil, needles and thread, measuring tape, materials and a sewing machines. Tickets available from Outsavvy. Hosted by the fabulous Fagulous. Underground, queer Sunday night disco with resident DJs. Free entry.
This collection of original essays from international scholars is the first to explore the cultural meanings, histories, and ideologies of public toilets as gendered spaces. Ladies and Gents consists of two sets of essays. The first, "Potty Politics: Toilets, Gender and Identity," establishes the importance of accessible, secure public toilets to the creation of inclusive cities, work, and learning environments.
Two saunas and two steam rooms mean you leave with a shine to your skin and a spring or limp in your step. Mon — Thurs: Midday — 9am. Friday Noon — Monday. Everyday from midday — 9am. A down-low locale for those on the down-low.