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During the days and nights following the massacre at the Pulse Nightclub in Orlando, Florida, the world listened as various spokespersons attempted to explain to the general public exactly what the gay bar/club meant to LGBTQI people. The words “safe place,” “refuge,” “free to be ourselves” flew through the air.

We queer writers grappled with the tragedy alongside our
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Kindle Edition, 441 pages
Published October 29th 2017 by Flashpoint Publications
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Story collectors: S. Renee Bess and Lee Lynch

Our Happy Hours: LGBT Voices from the Gay Bars was born out the of tragedy of the Pulse Night Club Massacre in Orlando, Florida. The story collectors, S. Renée Bess and Lee Lynch, were moved, enraged, frightened, emboldened with all the possible opposing emotions such an event can arouse. Memories of what the gay bar has meant throughout LGBT history and the part it played in
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Really enjoyed this book. Sad that most of these place no longer exist. Great walk down memory lane.
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Renee Bess is a former high school teacher who has been writing for many years. After her story "At the Beauty Parlor" won first place in a short fiction writing contest, she began exploring the possibility of creating longer pieces of fiction. The result of her exploration was "Leave of Absence," published in 2005 by Borders Personal Publishing/Xlibris. Buoyed by the success of that first book, ...more