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Events tagged with "Polari"

Cottaging and Cruising

Cottaging, from the Polari slang for Public Toilet. Cruising, slang. Meaning to look for sex. Historically for many gay men cottaging and cruising were the only way they could meet other gay men, not only for sex but also for friendship. For ma...

Memories tagged with "Polari"

1960s terms and Polari

Trevor talks about the names gay people were called in the 1960s.I dont think we used the word gay till the sixties, you were queer or a puff, shirtlifter, which was not very nice really. I think during the sixties that came out being gay, Im ...