• Yoko and the Greenwich Village "Homosexual Mafia"

    From Norbert K@21:1/5 to All on Mon Mar 7 12:46:33 2022
    "The whole thing was geared to the homosexual mafia, and women in art were known only for being 'lays.' 'Oh, that girl,' they would say, 'she's been with so-and-so and so and so. She's been around.' Though men sleep around just as much, they never get
    that. They are not known to be 'so-and-so's boyfriend.'"

    -- from Yoko's 1974 interview with Barney Hoskyns

    I don't doubt that there were gay people in the Greenwich Village art scene, but a *mafia* of them?

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