Region: North America
Subject: Sexual/Gender Orientation, Explicit Sexuality
Artist: Mae West
Confronting Bodies: New York Police
Dates of Action: 1927
Location: New York City
Description of Artwork: Play written by and starring Mae West that deals with homosexuality and lesbianism.
Results of Incident: "The defendants of Sex were tried and convicted. There were no appeals."
Source: The Censor Marches On, Pg.64