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 Topic: The Right To Be Let Alone (Stageplay) - Reflections on 1989

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Posted: 9 Oct 2010, 9:35 pm    Post subject: The Right To Be Let Alone (Stageplay) - Reflections on 1989 Reply with quote

The right to be let alone is guaranteed in the United States Constitution, but as of 1989, gay sex was still illegal in most states and those laws were supported by the Supreme Court decision to uphold the Bowers v Hardwick case in Georgia. A noteworthy experimental stageplay in Los Angeles was part of a dialogue about the right to be let alone that culminated in the White Night riots. The stageplay To Be Let Alone was the first gay rights play to premiere in early 1990 after that terrible violence.

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