Report: Ivy League Libraries Hold Large Collections of LGBT Pulp Fiction

Breitbart | 8/7/2019 | Tom Ciccotta
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The libraries at several top universities contain large collections of LGBT pulp fiction, books which were written when homosexual behavior was criminalized in many areas of America.

According to a report by The College Fix, many of America’s most prestigious universities house collections of LGBT pulp fiction novels. These texts were mostly written in the early 20th century when homosexuality was illegal in many areas of the country. As a result, LGBT people, primarily gay men, expressed their sexuality in fantasy novels.

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The website for New York University’s gay pulp fiction collection explains that authors in this niche market would write under pseudonyms to avoid violating the law.

“To avoid the law, publishers would often change their names and addresses, and writers wrote under pseudonyms. However, the books in the genre dealt with social and political issues along with...
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