Few Doors West of Hope

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Author(s)Joseph Hansen
PublisherHomosexual Information Center
PublishedFeb. 14, 1998
GenreNonfiction - History
Subject(s)Gay History (biography), Homophile Movement
Length90 pages
Paperback ISBN0966260606

A Few Doors West of Hope

The Life and Times of Dauntless Don Slater

By Joseph Hansen

Abstract from the cover

In January, 1953, sixteen years before the Stonewall rebellion in New York, Don Slater, in Los Angeles, launched ONE, the first openly sold magazine in the United States to speak out for homosexuals. This was a bold move. Same-sex acts were outlawed in all 48 states. Putting the subject into print, and sending if through the mails, were forbidden. But Don Slater went ahead. And this was the true beginning of Gay Liberation in America.

Now, in sparkling style, award-winning novelist Joseph Hansen tells Don Slater’s story for the first time. His courage and determination against all odds will inspire you and make you proud.

Also see:

Jack Nichols’ Review of A Few Doors West of Hope, published on GayToday.com April 6, 1998

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