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Of Gore and Glory: The Story of Sidney Franklin, Brooklyn’s First Gay, Jewish Bullfighter

An old photograph captures the day Sidney Franklin, a gay, Jewish man from Park Slope, became a full-fledged bullfighter in 1945. Franklin rose to notoriety and fame as the first and only Jewish-American matador to fight in the arenas of Mexico and Spain.  His life story is the inaugural subject for Out of the Box, a lecture […]