Coming of Age During the 1970s: Chapter 2: Fire Island and Other Stories
While activists are demonstrating, filing lawsuits, and pushing for anti-discrimination laws, 16-year-old Eric is on a ferry to Fire Island, a legendary gay refuge off Long Island, with his neighbor Rev. Mullen—a trip that would introduce him to a vivid slice of mid-1970s gay life, ready or not.Visit our episode webpage for additional resources, archival photos, and a transcript of the episode.For exclusive Making Gay History bonus content, join our Patreon community.———
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