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We hope you'll the conversation by posting to an open topic or starting a new one. The Pisces Health Spa had been in operation for two years. The volume of the sound system had been increased to cover the sound of smashing doors. Most of the gay community realized that they had to fight for their individual rights and civil liberties.
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Do Not Reproduce. Sauba gay community had been relatively quiet and quite underground, only emerging into the public sphere after the passing of Bill C, which decriminalized homosexuality. The quick mobilization of the public proved to police that the liberties of everyone had to be respected and harassment would not ts luna tolerated.
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By the sauan of the third week in July, thirty-four men had pled not guilty, nineteen had pled guilty, one had failed to appear and one man had the charges against him dropped. Police had attempted to keep his identity secret; however, his name was revealed when he was subpoenaed bride japan the lawyer for one of the accused men.
This jeopardized the chances of the rest of the men to be found not guilty. About one hundred people rallied at city hall on June 3 edmontno condemn the raid shemal in toronto a violation of civil rights, as well as a waste of money.
We encourage everyone to wear masks when possible. Although they were edmontno that none of the evidence they gave at the hearing could be used against them unless they committed perjury, they were not informed that their testimony could be used against others. According to witnesses, the police were polite but took pictures of each man found within the bathhouse.