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Safe/Haven: Gay Life in 1950s Cherry Grove at New York Historical Society

May 14 - October 11
New York Historical Society, 170 Central Park West
New York, New York 10024

During weekends and summers in the pre-Stonewall era, gay men and women, including many New Yorkers, traveled to the secluded beach town of Cherry Grove on Fire Island where they found opportunities for sexual exploration and self-expression—behavior that was both ... Full Story

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7:30 am

SWIM DATE RESCHEDULED!!! Maggie Fischer Memorial Great South Bay Cross Bay Swim 2021

August 12 @ 7:30 am - 4:00 pm

Maggie Fischer Memorial Great South Bay Cross Bay Swim. Courtesy Maggie Fischer Memorial Great South Bay Cross Bay Swim The Cross Bay Swim is a challenging open water swim of 5.5 miles across Great South Bay from the Fire Island ... Full Story

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5:00 pm

Book Reading & Signing: “From Thief to Chief” by Kevin Lowry

August 12 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
The Landing at Ocean Beach, 620 Baywalk
Ocean Beach, New York 11770

Retired Nassau County Chief of Police, attorney and Ocean Beach resident Kevin Lowry will be signing copies of his recently released autobiography memoir "From Thief to Chief,"  at The Landing restaurant on Sunday, August 15, 2021 beginning at 5 p.m.

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7:00 pm

Larry Kramer and the Beginning of AIDS Activism ~ Fire Island School Adult Education Program

August 12 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Larry Kramer and Bill Goldstein on the set of WNBC. In 1981 Larry Kramer wrote an essay entitled “A Personal Appeal” about a then little understood disease in the biweekly gay newspaper known as the “New York Native,” and in ... Full Story

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