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More Forgotten History: The UpStairs Lounge arson from 1973

MelRodriguez
Macmillan Employee
Macmillan Employee
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Before the horrific events of the Pulse nightclub shooting, the UpStairs Lounge arson attack was one of the deadliest assaults on the LGBQT community-- except hardly anyone heard about it. In honor of #PrideMonth, read into why this deadly attack is completely unknown to so many.  Read more here: https://www.wbur.org/hereandnow/2019/05/06/upstairs-lounge-fire

In topical classes on gay and lesbian history, everyone covers Stonewall, but is this covered? What are you covering in your courses?

About the Author
I am the Marketing Manager for the Bedford/St. Martin's (Macmillan) History list. I've worked at Macmillan since 2008 and have held positions in Sales and Market Development.