“Evidence in Knight’s apartment indicated that he moved in three worlds: the world of wealth and comfort to which he was born, the creative world of artists and writers, and the underworld of teenage hustlers. He kept the worlds separate”
"Mike's three big Christopher Street operations are Christopher's End, when it's open, the Studio Book Store, and Gay Dogs. Mike calls himself a gay catalyst and flesh peddler. He deals in boy-boy sex"
"Televisions blare from every room in the Chateau Marmont. Reagan's in surgery... Jim Brady's near death... Dan Rather's in tears. The country's gone crazy. The world's about to collapse... And the Oscars have been postponed until tomorrow."
After Harvey Milk was assassinated in San Francisco, the Voice’s Arthur Bell looked at homophobia in New York City: ‘The gay-rights bill should be a matter of common decency, not one of political maneuverings — from either side’