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The End of an Era: Saying Goodbye to a Safe Haven of the AIDS Crisis Era, The Starlite

The End of an Era: Saying Goodbye to a Safe Haven of the AIDS Crisis Era, The Starlite
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The Starlite Lounge, founded in 1959, was Brooklyn’s oldest gay bar and the first black owned gay bar in the city. It was more than a gay bar; it was more than a neighborhood safe haven; it was both and so much more to those who gathered on World AIDS Day to remember the times they shared.

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