One writer called Roberts the 'Hugh Hefner' of the gay world. And though the models were paid, many of them started as friends or lovers. Thanks to the brilliant and beautifully color-saturated images of photographer Mel Roberts, it all becomes crystal clear just how saucy and stylish the boys were back then. Condition: Good. The result was stunning. Photographing naked men could mean jail time for the photographer. They confiscated his cameras, negatives, letters and even his mailing list which effectively put him out of business.
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We've listed similar copies below. But if your employer found out you were gay, you got fired anyway. Condition: New. So very often I'd invite them over for dinner. The LAPD refused to return his property for over a year, even though no charges were filed against him. Birch, Christopher. Synopsis: Remember the free-lovin' days of anything goes sexual escapades, bell-bottom-wearing boys with feathered hair on the verge of manhood, the drug-soaked '60s and '70s?