One (magazine)

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Date: 1953

Region: North America

Subject: Sexual/Gender Orientation

Medium: Print Journalism


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Artist: One Magazine

Confronting Bodies: U.S. Post Office and the Los Angeles Circuit Court

Date of Action: 1953

Location: Los Angeles, CA.

Description of Artwork: One Magazine, a periodical dedicated to gay life.

The Incident: The U.S. Post Office and the Los Angeles Circuit Court rule that the magazine can not be sent through the mails.

Results of Incident: In 1959 the Supreme Court ruled that One Magazine does in fact have the legal right to go through the mail.

Source: National Association of Artists Organizations