From Out Magazine:
The site of the leather bar Eagle LA in Los Angeles has been home to three highly popular leather bars over the decades—the Shed from 1968-1972, the Outcast from 1972-1983, and the famous Gauntlett II from 1983-2005. The Eagle LA, which opened its doors in 2006, follows a long-standing tradition of leather fetish and uniform set forth by leather Eagle bars around the country.
In 2011, photographer John Arsenault (born 1971) took a job as a barback or “barmaid” (as he liked to refer to the position) at the Eagle LA where he felt he was meant to be at this moment in his life.
Browse the series “Barmaid” at ClampArt
Browse all of John Arsenault’s work at ClampArt