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The Daily Inter-Ocean, May 22, 1879. In today’s history lesson, we trace gay nightlife in Chicago back to the first term of the Hayes administration. Read more.


  1. Just so I’m clear on this , this particular brand of filth will pound your fudge into a hardened nugget, even throw in a reacharound ,but lack the basic decency or moral character to garrot you in the process? I think the reporter is kinda into it.

  2. “that there are men–beasts–in this city, who are two low to be classed as men”

    I didn’t realize homophobia extended to homophones.

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