Why gay pulps never made it to the shelves of mainstream book-stores?
Jeremy Willard DailyXtra Imagine the courage it must have taken to pick up a copy of Summer in Sodom from the local dime store in the 1960s Beginning in the late 1940s, books with gay subject matter (and often suggestive titles and cover art) sauntered for the first time onto the shelves of many drugstores, soda shops, dime stores and other such places across the US. The subject matter of gay pulp books was still taboo, but the books were available to those brave enough to take them from the rack. Among their more enticing titles are things like Summer
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