Many people have found Adam's Nest through the work we do with The AIDS Memorial on Instagram. It is an endeavor that is our way of giving back to the community and honoring all those we lost, those living with, and those who fought and continue to fight to end AIDS.
As someone who came out in 1985, whose first apartment in NYC was across the street from Uncle Charlie's, and around the corner from Saint Vincent’s Hospital, it was humbling, to say the least, when The NYC AIDS Memorial reached out to ask if we'd help get the word out and sell these limited edition tees from Red Hot. We own the original Red, Hot + Blue album from 30 years ago, and it's been playing in store this past week in Provincetown. Everyone of a certain age that has entered has commented on the music.
Dr. Helen O'Connell was the first to extract the full female clitoris from the body in 1998; we put a man on the moon in 1969." As we have clarified the mission of Adam's Nest as being sex positive and an open safe space for all variety of discussion, we have regularly come up against Facebook's Terms of Service and Community Standards.
As we prepare for our sixth season in Provincetown and are battling censorship over discussing sex and pleasure on Facebook, we are excited that our queer radical politics drew us to the clit as a symbol of liberation through pleasure. As we have clarified the mission of Adam's Nest as being sex positive and an open safe space for all variety of discussion, we have regularly come up against Facebook's Terms of Service and Community Standards.
“All men are created equal. No matter how hard they try, they can never erase those words. That is what America is about.” Harvey Milk We know why we set up shop in Provincetown; its overwhelming you-be-you, accepting environment and community. When the 2016 election was decided it was so important to us that queer kids today did not experience progress moving backwards. Today, we read the headlines of the various legislation being proposed around the country about transgender rights and our heart breaks. We watched Lil Nas X's response to the critics and are grateful these voices exist and are...