Writer/photographer Craig Seymour has been chronicling gay strip clubs for more than two decades. He is a former stripper and the author of the memoir, All I Could Bare: My Life in the Strip Clubs of Gay Washington, D.C. He also has a photo book, American Boys: a strip club diary, which documents his travels at gay strip clubs across the country from 2006-2009. He has written for The Washington Post, Entertainment Weekly, Vibe, and Spin, among other publications, and holds a Ph.D. in American Studies from the University of Maryland in College Park.
AMERICAN BOYS is a photo diary chronicling my adventures in gay strip clubs across the country from 2006 - 2009. It includes pictures of such adult film stars as Brent Corrigan, Blake Riley, Cameron Marshall, and Austin Wilde, and scenes from XL (Providence, RI), Tea Room Theatre (San Francisco, CA), Nob Hill (San Francisco, CA), Splash (New York, NY), Mr. Black (New York, NY), Hydrate (Chicago, IL), and Spin (Chicago, IL).
ALL I COULD BARE: MY LIFE IN THE STRIP CLUBS OF GAY WASHINGTON, D.C.
A frank, funny, explicit, and surprisingly inspiring memoir about a mild-mannered graduate student who “took the road less clothed” and discovered his true self.
"Unafraid to bare it all...readers will feel they’re in the hands of an expert." Publisher's Weekly
"...a bare-assed, neon-lit tour de force..." The Bay Area Reporter
"Raunchy splendor...somehow both bawdy and sweetly nostalgic at the same time." Dallas Voice