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February 25 Toronto Gerald Hannon […]




February 25 Toronto Gerald Hannon, Rev. Brent Hawkes, John Alan Lee, and Peter Maloney met with Norman Bolter, owner of the St. Charles Tavern and co-owner of the Parkside Tavern, to discuss ongoing police entrapment of gays in the Parkside's washroom. Bolter agreed to close off the infamous spy hole and to hire Roy Bowman, a gay man, to keep an eye on the place and to discourage sexual activity there.

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Parkside TavernSt. Charles TavernToronto

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Roy BowmanNorman BolterP.M. (Peter Maloney)John LeeBrent HawkesGerald Hannon

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Peter Maloney, "Parkside: 28 Arrests—1 Death," RTPC Newsbreak (Toronto), (March 1980), pp. 1, 3–4.Gerald Hannon, "Epitaph for the Parkside," Body Politic, no. 62 (1980), pp. 1, 26–28