Ward 's production of the musical Lady Be Good. Robert G. Tipping was indicted for this conspiracy in Julybut the FitzGeralds' charge was not believed, and the Grand Jury threw out the bill, with directions to seek out the two FitzGeralds to try them for perjury. Though his dalliances prompted some satirical poetry, he never seriously faced punishment or social exclusion based upon his sexuality. Information about homosexuality contained in the texts of trials for unrelated crimes can be identified by using keyword searching.
Metropolitan Books. During this period, life was harsh for homosexuals as they were forced to hide their behavior and identity in order to escape ridicule and even imprisonment. George Banta Publishing Co.