Two men dancing, Harlem, 1920s.
According to George Chauncey’s eponymous Gay New York, the Harlem Renaissance of the ’20s provided an opportunity for gay men to create their own social and cultural spaces within the burgeoning nightlife in the neighborhood.
Weegee - In the Dressing Room, ca. 1940
Audrey Hepburn in How to Steal a Million (1966)