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Gay History: November 7, 1985: NYC Closes the "Notorious" MINESHAFT, READ The NY Times Article

Gay History: November 7, 1985: NYC Closes the “Notorious” MINESHAFT Sex Club – READ The NY Times Article

New York City yesterday closed a bar frequented by homosexuals, contending that it permitted ”high-risk sexual activity” linked to the spread of AIDS. The Mine Shaft is a ”notorious and well-known place,” in the words of Richard Dunne, executive director of the Gay Men’s Health Crisis.

Gay History Month – The Life and Death of Rock Hudson and His Impact on the AIDS Epidemic (November 17, 1925 – October 2, 1985)

In the 1985 Rock Hudson, a leading Hollywood actor, became the first major hollywood celebrity to die of AIDS-related complications.

While his career developed in 1950’s Hollywood, Rock Hudson and his agent Henry Willson kept the actor’s personal life out of the headlines.

Trump Signs Executive Order Overturning LGBT, Race, Sex, and Religion Protections for Federal Contractor Employees

In a widely under-reported piece of devastating news.  On Monday, Donald Trump signed an executive order revoking three previous orders issued by President Obama and affecting Executive Order 11246, signed in 1965 by President...