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From the NYU Gender Studies discussion list (posted by Joe E. Jeffreys):
Discover and relive the history of the 82 Club in the very room it took place.
An East Village night spot, starting the 1950s the 82 Club offered lavish drag shows three times nightly for 20 plus years before becoming a rock and roll club (where Wayne County, the New York Dolls and the Mumps played among others) and today serves as a gay male cruising ground.
Incorporating hundreds of photos spanning the history of the space as well as rare audio and video clips Joe E. Jeffreys multi-media talk stirs up tales and ghosts of the fabled club.
This special event is part of HOT! Dixon Places 16th Annual NYC Celebration of Queer Culture.
From the Dixon Place calendar page:
Two important sex-related editorials this morning:
First, the NYT comments on the need to pass the Safe Harbor For Exploited Youth act in New York. When NY passed its anti-trafficking legislation recently, it neglected to also pass this piece of very important legislation which would offer at least some protection to US citizens under the age of 18 who are being exploited for sex. As I've commented before, while I support most of the intentions of this legislation, there are problems, and these problems are pointed out by the editorial staff at the Times: