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ONE, Inc

232 S Hill St, Los Angeles, CA 90012
1953 1962

October 1952: The idea of a magazine for homosexuals is first discussed in a Mattachine meeting.
November 1952: ONE Inc. is founded.
January 1953: The first issue of ONE Magazine is published.
August/September 1953: The Los Angeles postal authorities seize the August edition of ONE Magazine. The issue, which bore the title “Homosexual Marriage?” on the cover, is released three weeks later without explanation.
November 1953: ONE Inc. opens an office in downtown Los Angeles at 232 South Hill Street.
1954: The Los Angeles postal authorities seize the October issues of ONE Magazine on charges of obscenity.
1956: The ONE Institute for Homophile Studies opens.
January 13, 1958: After four years of litigation, the Supreme Court declares ONE Magazine is not in violation of obscenity laws.
1962: ONE Inc. moves to 2256 Venice Boulevard.