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Mattachine review: vol. vii, #4, April 1961

Mattachine review:
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Mattachine Society, San Francisco. 1961, 28p. includes covers, 5.5x8.5 inches, articles, opinion, resources, poetry and fiction toning to some pages, mild crinkling, otherwise a very good digest-size magazine in stapled pictorial wraps, light rusting to staples. This issue features an essay "Puritan Terror: Massachusetts; 1961" The cover is by spy-thriller author Len Deighton featuring profile studies of a young gay white man with an Afican American man behind a chain-link fence. The illustration is for the Massachusetts article about the police harrassment of the two young men traveling from the West Coast to Massachusetts. The Mattachine Society, forerunner of Daughters of Bilitis, One, Inc. and Homosexual Information Center etc., founded in 1950 in Los Angeles by Harry Hay and Rudy Gernreich.A member of the CPUSA, Hay structured the small group like a Communist Party cell. Hay was expelled from the CP (at his own insistence) as a "security risk" to the party because of his involvement in the Society. The name derives from a French medieval and renaissance masque group. The magazine was founded in 1954 with the first issue appearing in January, 1951.

Cat.No: 200146

Price: $65.00

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