#Amg-Model

Bobby Kropp, Marine to Model

May 17, 2016
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AMG model Bobby Kropp was born in Fresno, California in 1957 and was one of a set of twin boys. He was fresh out of the Marines when he posed before Bob Mizer’s cameras in late 1978. Although there were nearly 400......

From Gangs to Glory – Joe Leitel

December 22, 2015
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Every AMG model had a history or made history, and Joe Leitel was no different. One of the most popular and enduring models at Athletic Model Guild, Joe Leitel was discovered in late 1956 by an AMG talent scout while Joe was buying......

My Buddy, My Buddy, your buddy misses you

October 06, 2015
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Buddies through all the gay days, Buddies when something went wrong; I wait alone through the gray days, Missing your smile and your song. -- Frank Sinatra Popular AMG model Buddy Ault was born in 1961 in Detroit,......

AMG Model Ross Judd: My six gun in my hand, my pistol in my pants

September 05, 2015
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A follower asks about model Ross Judd, who also used the names Ramon Gabron and Rod Stiver. Ross Judd was born on September 15, 1950 in Port Angeles, Washington, where he was a logger. He was first photographed in 1969 by a......

Stump Keith

June 18, 2015
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We know you've always wanted to ask a question about one of your favorite AMG models. Now you can, with Stump Keith! I'm a volunteer at the Foundation and I love research! You already know the Foundation's......

Physique Pictorial Model Shot by LAPD

April 01, 2010
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It seems the LAPD, that stronghold of racial profiling and police brutality, has been playing fast and loose with its night stick for decades now. Sure, we’ve all heard of Rodney King, but what of the victims that came before? Case......

Kenneth Anger’s Hollywood Babylon Chronicles Actor’s Death by Dildo

January 06, 2010
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This video is only a segment of an Arena film’s documentary about legendary satanist and homophile filmmaker, Kenneth Anger's morbid book, Hollywood Babylon. Babylon, which was first released in 1965 and banned ten......

Physique Inspiration

January 29, 2009
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Everybody knows that Bob Mizer was the King of Beefcake. He was a pioneer in the world of gay photography, and an unwitting champion of gay rights. For many men, publications like Mizer’s Physique Pictorial were the only......

Reed Phippen – Handsome Slave Master

September 01, 2016
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Kenneth Reed Phippen was born in 1937 in Logan, Utah. He was the only son in a family of four children. The family moved to Kaysville, on the shores of the Great Salt Lake before he entered high school. In high school......

Mansions served as scene of Mizer photo shoots

April 25, 2017
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The models in Bob Mizer’s later photos frolicked, wrestled, and sneered amid backdrops and set designs that were a world away from the scenery that graced his photos in the 1950s. ...

Venue brought AMG models to the silver screen

May 30, 2017
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Those AMG patrons who were fortunate enough to live in the Los Angeles area during the mid-1960s and early 1970s were likely familiar with the Park Theatre as the nucleus of gay cinema....