Queer Clicks: February 07 | Gay Computer Scientist Alan Turing Beats Out MLK, Mandela as BBC’s Most Iconic Figure of 20th Century, An Artist Has Reimagined the ‘Seven Dwarfs’ as Muscular Pin-Up Hunks, & Other News

Gay Bar Matchbooks

“The LA Times reviews a history of L.A.’s gay bar scene told in matchbooks. “A time capsule of L.A.’s bar history is now on display at downtown’s Central Library. Todd Lerew, program manager at the Library Foundation, the private nonprofit that oversaw “21 Collections,” curated the exhibition. “It’s like an archive of safe spaces,” Lerew says of the collection. “[These were] sites of solidarity.” Towleroad

Gay Computer Scientist Alan Turing Beats Out MLK, Mandela as BBC’s Most Iconic Figure of 20th Century

“As part of a live vote among watchers of a recent BBC Two broadcast, gay computer scientist Alan Turing — dubbed “the father of theoretical computer science and artificial intelligence” and the man who helped Allied Forces defeat the Nazis in WWII due to his help in cracking coded messages — has been named the most iconic figure of the 20th century.” Hornet

An Artist Has Reimagined the ‘Seven Dwarfs’ as Muscular Pin-Up Hunks

“Silverjow is the nom de plume of an artist named Joe who specializes in comic art, illustrations and painting. He established a Patreon account to help fund his endeavors. He even publishes a “Hunk of the Week” and a newsletter on the account.” Hornet

Insta-Stud: Alfred Herrera

“Alfred Herrera is a Venezuelan Instagram model based in Madrid. He’s flaunted his assets for ES Collection, Addicted, Emporio Armani and more.” Homorazzi

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