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The early bears scene was very white and hairy — reflecting its roots in the populist imagery of American blue collar workers. The previously unheard of ability for men to connect online led to new self-identifying groups to proliferate — and bears were at the forefront of this.
These became more formalized when a San Francisco man, Charlie Brown, placed a small ad in counter-culture newspaper, Berkeley Barb, in February calling for a meeting of gay chubbies and chasers.
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Retrieved November 28, Some have checked their pants. Gerard Koskovich of the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender Historical Society explains that "[Gay bars] were a public place where gay people could meet and start to have a conversation, where they didn't feel like sexual freaks or somehow not part of the larger social fabric; from that came culture, politics, demands for equal rights.
Retrieved 22 January The focus of the forum was on chemsex that has become problematic.