The Bureau does Pride 2012!

On Sunday, June 24th, co-owners Donnie Jochum and Greg Newton along with sixteen beautiful volunteers canvassed the Pride Fair on Hudson Street to promote awareness of the Bureau and to solicit responses to our online survey. We spoke with lots of people, handed out cards and tote bags, collected e-mail addresses, and had a damn [...]


Making promo videos for BGSQD

Theo Edmonds and Natalie Baxter filmed Donnie and Greg for a promotional video that the Bureau will post on its website. Theo is also making a series of short videos of our conversations with local queer artists, authors, and activists. Thus far we’ve filmed AA Bronson, Christopher Bram, and William Johnson. We hope to soon [...]

BGSQD in Lambda Literary Review

On July 5, 2012 Vanesa Evers mentioned the Bureau on the Lambda Literary Foundation website. “After the unfortunate news of several queer bookstores closing nationwide, it was great news to hear about the opening of  The Bureau of General Services – Queer Division. This store is planned to open late 2012 in [the] East Village [...]