If you live in the Fort Lauderdale area or have friends there who’d enjoy meeting BAMMER.co co-founder, Mike Balaban, other followers, or learning about our effort to “build greater community by sharing experiences from our LGBTQ lives”, please alert them to the following:..
Mike will be at Hunters Nightclub in Wilton Manors this Sunday, February 24th, from 6 to 8 p.m., greeting BAMMER.co followers and members. These “meet-ups” tend to attract a corps of like-minded (mostly) men who enjoy socializing and helping build a renewed sense of community among us. Come join us, meet new friends, and learn about some of the fascinating initiatives we have planned for our membership going forward..
The photo in today’s invitation was taken at the Indiana Dunes Lake Shore on Lake Michigan in August 1981, only weeks after the discover of a “cancer among gay men” had been announced in The NY Times. Three of the men pictured here succumbed to the disease over the next decade; one retreated into a celibacy that continues today, 30 years later; Mike is the only survivor in the group still alive and living a relatively “normal gay lifestyle”...