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How the 18th-Century Gay Bar Survived and Thrived in a Deadly Environment

Welcome to the molly house.

In 18th and early-19th-century Britain, a “molly” was a commonly used term for men who today might identify as gay, bisexual or queer.

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Researchers Notebook: Queer Cases: The ‘He-She’ Ladies and Mother Clap’s Molly House

One of the most notorious yet historically significant scandals of Victorian England was the curious case of two young men in their early twenties: Frederick Park, a law student and Ernest Boulton, or Fanny and Stella (their female names). 1,290 more words

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I bought more fish!

I realized that I’ve only ever had bettas and goldfish before, so now… I have mollies! These are silver lyretail mollies. I have a male and female living in the 5.5 gallon tank with Michelangelo. 99 more words

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