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IN THE PUBLIC EYE: Philadelphia's LGBTQ Community and the Media


In December of 1962, Philadelphia Magazine published a lengthy article called "The Furtive Fraternity,"  the first detailed article about a city's gay community to appear in the mainstream press in America. That article is the jumping off point for an exhibit called "In the Public Eye: Philadelphia's LGBTQ Community and the Mainstream Media," which opens on June 15th in the John J. Wilcox Jr. exhibit space. Using archival photos and articles, the exhibit examines the relationship between the mainstream press and the community. Who is included? Who is left out? How is a complex and diverse community perceived and represented by the mainstream media?

Earlier Event: June 14
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