Victor Banis

Victor Banis headed two small publishing-related corporations in the 1960s and 1970s, producing packaged books and magazines. He was an early rabble-rouser for gay rights and freedom of the press and went through a major obscenity trial in the 1960s that advanced the cause of freedom in publishing. Social historians have credited his early gay books. The Why Not and The Man From C.A.M.P., as launching the gay publishing revolution of the 1960s and 1970s. He is the author of more than 100 books,...See more