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Steve Sklavounos

Steve Sklavounous, born 1951, grew up in Lynn where he graduated from Lynn Classical High School. He worked at nurseries owned by his grandparents and later at the North Shore Council on Alcohol. Steve was interviewed by Professor Drew Darien on January 26, 2024. He speaks about

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Grandmother was the one that made the money.

Steve Sklavounos

First time in the Light House was 1959.

Steve Sklavounos

Franny and the Collins therapy sessions.

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Now you have the internet.

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It did not just affect the bars.

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Night of a Hundred Stars

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Cross dressing.

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Mayor Judy lost because the bar was closed.

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Over the Rainbow Social Club.

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It's a different world today.

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I'd drive people to different detoxes,

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There wasn't a word lesbian really back then.

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She shot him with love.

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I never remember the cops coming in.

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It was really bad for the longest time.

Steve Sklavounos

Tish was madly in love with somebody.

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Women's bars wanted the bar for women.

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They had the first AIDS patient.

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A lot of racy things on the float.

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