Pink Panther. Bathhouse encounters sometimes lead to relationships, but usually do not. The staff here is super friendly and approachable. While one of the first known pushbacks against police raids, it likely would have been forgotten if not for the fact gay literature pioneer John Rechy happened to be there as the time. They would have been hanging out in the steam room or the sauna, grabbing something to eat from the snack shop in the lobby, swimming laps in the heavily chlorinated pool in the basement, getting a massage, smoking a joint, buying drugs from the attendant on the third floor, or having sex on a bed in one of the private cubicles or the big, communal L-shaped dormitory, also known as the orgy room. Namely, the club's upstairs Eagle Bar, which opens at 9 p. Club Ghost
Operation Soap. Retrieved January 1, Griffes himself had had his first encounter with a man interested in sadomasochism at the Lafayette two years earlier he found the man "interesting" but the experience unappealingand several men interviewed in the mids referred to experimenting in the baths and learning of new pleasures. Bourbon Pub, downstairs, with its central bar; and Parade, the upstairs dance floor with doors opening onto a balcony overlooking the street action.
Sexual activity, if it occurs, is not provided by staff of the establishment but is between customers, and no money is exchanged.