The Nation: A Happy Garden Party

Two scantily clad young women strolled the sidewalks a few blocks from New York's Madison Square Garden, eying the men passing by and uttering an inviting "Hi!" They were posing as prostitutes, trying to get arrested in order to stir a protest against the city's new antiloitering law. But two streetwise cops caught the ploy. "They didn't have the moves," scoffed one.

Only a dozen homosexuals showed up for a scheduled mass love-in at a park in downtown Manhattan. There was not a policeman in sight to give a care. The once notorious Paul...

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