Fed up with the horrific discrimination and violence against his community, Don Jackson had a plan: turn a remote spot in Northern California into the world’s first gay-majority county. Their ultimate obstacle would come from the least expected enemy.

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When Harry met Pablo, Vallauris, France, June 11, 1958 (Truman Library)

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Image of Donald Trump superimposed on a twenty-dollar bill.
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Matthew Algeo

Husband, father, writer. I have a degree in folklore! Unlicensed historian. Known to dabble in public radio. https://www.buymeacoffee.com/malgeo

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