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This bookshop is one of the few in the nation committed to literature for the LGBTQ community. The late-owner John Mitzel was a legendary personality and gay rights activist in Boston, and opened Calamus after the closing of Glad Day Bookshop in Back Bay, where he served as manager for 16 years.

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Calamus Bookstore

This bookshop is one of the few in the nation committed to literature for the LGBTQ community. The late-owner John Mitzel was a legendary personality and gay rights activist in Boston, and opened Calamus after the closing of Glad Day Bookshop in Back Bay, where he served as manager for 16 years.