It was a great issue. (which led to the modern gay rights movement in america).
A relevant quote from the times article without it, if you are a new yorker of a certain age, chances are you would have never found your first apartment. Never discovered your favorite punk band, spouted your first post-structuralist literary jargon, bought that unfortunate futon sofa, discovered sam shepard or charted the perfidies of new york's elected officials. Never made your own hummus or known exactly what the performance artist karen finley did with yams that caused such an uproar over at the national endowment for the arts.The basic style of the village voice jacket is influenced by the military origins of the bomber jacket. The original was worn by world war ii bomber crews, made of leather with ribbed trim.
Usually, a short jacket finishing at the waist with an elasticated band, and a zip front closure. A traditional bomber jacket is going to feel slightly oversized, similar to the one made for the village voice. Some of the traditional trims were added to our jacket such as the shoulder epaulettes, the neck band at the collar, as well as slash pockets at the waist. I'm not sure of the fiber content it feels "like" a cotton blend and is washable. The small chest pocket is a perfect place to stash your metro card.Perhaps a premonition of technology yet to fall on the cityhere are the vital measurementschest width underarm 52"sleeve length from shoulder 25" including the cuffcuff 2" x 7"closed neck opening 18"stand collar 1" widecf length 22.