The Nicholas Snow Show welcomes Art Smith (The Art of Hype) to discuss the historical significance of the Gay Barchives Project, as well as the all-new, online video platform, Channel 125.

Organizers explain, the Gay Barchives project’s mission is “to build the world’s largest archive of the logos and stories of gay bars from the past, preserving the memories of the places that were so significant to the growth and development of the LGBTQ+ community.”

They continue, “To date we have commemorated more than ONE THOUSAND bars and nightclubs from more than 35 states in the US, along with several in Canada and Europe. Please enjoy the trip down memory lane as you relive our LGBTQ history through the stories of our safe havens.”

Channel125 is an internet based video channel featuring, they explain, “thousands of original videos covering a wide array of topics including politics, entertainment and LGBT issues. We have featured entertainers including Lance Bass, Andy Bell, Leslie Jordan, Charlie Brown and Del Shores. Other celebrity appearances include Chef Art Smith, Michael Turchin, Erasure, Christopher Rice and A Great Big World.”

They continue, “In addition there are hundreds of segments from gay pride celebrations in Tampa, Orlando, St. Pete and Atlanta and candid interviews with politicians like Jane Castor and Bob Buckhorn. You will find great shows like A Gay View, Hot Stuff Product Reviews, The Underwear Channel and Fit and Sexy TV and The Pride Channel. Stars like Chi Chi LaRue, Johny McGovern, CiCi Peniston, Aaron Carter, Andrew Christian and RuPaul shine in Channel 125 videos. All content is available for free online.”