The Virgin Man (play)
Region: North America
Subject: Sexual/Gender Orientation
Confronting Bodies: New York Police
Dates of Action: 1927
Location: New York City
Description of Artwork: Play that deals with homosexuality and lesbianism.
The Incident: Early in 1927 the New York Police stopped the play along with two others at other theaters (The Captive, and Sex). It had been running without interruption for five months.
Results of Incident: "The defendants in Virgin Man were tried, and all but one found guilty."
Source: The Censor Marches On, Pg.64