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Photograph taken of the front facade of Fairfax's Old Town Hall (where Fairfax City Pride was held) in June 2024. Photo courtesy of Colleen O'Donnel.

A photograph taken by JEB of Boden's hand operating sound equipment at the 1985 Womyn's Music Festival in Michigan

A poster promoting an event for March 1st, 2006, celebrating Drag King Performances at Choas. At this time, this was the longest running Drag King show in the world.
A discussion on the historic intersection between the LGBTQ+ community and the Metropolitan Police Department of Washington, DC with Mindy Daniels, Dee Curry, and Brett Parson, moderated by Rayceen Pendarvis. Craig Howell and Earline Budd were unable…

city harrassment.pdf
Flyer includes postcard addressed the Mayor Marian Barry. Calls to stop harassment by police and DCRA of gay businesses.

Letter and sponsorship form related to fund raising activity by the Bisexual Resource Center. Participants were encouraged to disobey the state sodomy laws for the month of October and seek sponsors for acts of civil disobedience to pledge for each…
Lesbian activist Lilli Vincenz featured on the cover of the Ladder, the magazine of the San Francisco lesbian organization the Daughters of Bilitis. This is the first known instance of an Out Lesbian choosing to show her face on the cover of a…
The Rainbow History Project partnered with LC-GLOBE to present the lunchtime panel “Lost Lesbian Spaces” at the Library Congress. The panel addressed the swift disappearance of local lesbian spaces, such as bookstores and bars, since the 1980s. Dr.…
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