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Junius Lucien Price

Junius Lucien Price was born in Kent, Ohio, on January 1, 1883, and graduated from Harvard University in 1907. Price was a prolific author and early defender of homosexuality. Today he is most well-known for All Souls, his series of gay-themed novels, which he began writing in the 1910s and began publishing privately in the 1950s. He died on March 30, 1964. You can learn more about his life and writings here: Lucien Price: Homosexual Emancipation Pioneer (1883-1964), by Jonathan Ned Katz