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Alice B. Toklas

Alice B. Toklas was born on April 30, 1877, in San Francisco. She was a prominent member of the Parisian avant-garde of the early 20th century and the long-time lover of U.S. writer Gertrude Stein. In 1971, the Alice B. Toklas Memorial Democratic Club, the first registered LGBT Democratic Party club in the United States, was founded. For more about the organization's history, see The History of the Alice B. Toklas LGBT Democratic Club, San Francisco, California, 1971-2004, by Nathan Purkiss.