Fire Island Pines | 1975-1983 (14 images)

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In the 1970s I was a young New York lawyer given an SX-70 Polaroid by Columbia Pictures where I worked. I took the camera to my beach house at Fire Island Pines on weekends and recorded the life of the emerging gay community in this notorious place during the decade often referred to as Golden. We made our own good time on this sandbar physically removed and psychically remote from the America unable to come to terms with its gay citizens.

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