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PULP: Erotic Paperbacks in Gay Male Culture – EXHIBITION

August 16 @ 6:00 pm - November 10 @ 5:00 pm
Stonewall National Museum – Wilton Manors, 2157 Wilton Drive
Wilton Manors, Wilton Manors 33305
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A talk by curator Joe Madura will take place Friday, August 16, 2019 at 7 pm. Free to attend. Suggested donation $5. When censorship lifted and gay liberation took hold in the 1960s, a robust publishing industry produced a steady stream of cheap paperbacks exploring the practice and burgeoning culture of homosexuality. Pulp books prompted...

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Tinderbox: The Untold Story of the Up Stairs Lounge Fire – SAGE Book Group

October 12 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Stonewall Library & Archives, 1300 East Sunrise Boulevard
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304 United States
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Buried for decades, the Up Stairs Lounge tragedy has only recently emerged as a catalyzing event of the gay liberation movement.  In revelatory detail, Robert W. Fieseler book – Tinderbox: The Untold Story of the Up Stairs Lounge Fire – chronicles the tragic event that claimed the lives of thirty-one men and one woman on...

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