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Includes obituaries for several Washington, D.C. residents: Nathaniel Anderson, Lloyd 'Lepercon' Meredith Cordell Credle, Kevin Scot Dickerson, Michael S. Hamilton, Walter W. Hayes, Philip S. Hicklen, Bryan Ellsworth Hutchins, and Kazas 'Kaz' Edward…

Based on the lessons of the Civil Rights Movement, the Women’s Liberation Movement, and the anti-war movement, the Gay Liberation Front was one of many radical groups created the Stonewall Riots of 1969. Participating in protests, social organizing,…

1979 - Beginnings 5-22-01 transcript.pdf
A two-day discussion of the artistic/intellectual currents of 1979 in the African-American LGBTQ community, bisexuality, and the creation of the National Coalition of Black Gays.Day One (25 May 2001). Panelists discussed the issues and events of 1979…

DC Court Marriage Flyer.pdf
ephemera related to marriage equality including:
What's in a word? A Religious Perspective on Civil Marriage Equality (Equality Maryland)
Jumping the Broom: A Black Perspective on Same Gender Marriage (Equality Maryland and National…
Three members of the Academy of Washington, the oldest operating drag group in the country, talk about the organization's history, influence, and traditions.LISTEN ONLINEPart 1 of 2Part 2 of 2

Memories and discussion of the bars, clubs, and businesses near South Capitol Street, L Street, and O Street SE that were razed to create Washington Nationals Ballpark.LISTEN ONLINEPart 1 of 2Part 2 of 2

The founding and role in the community of Lammas and Lambda Rising bookstores.
Five DC women discuss the coming out process for women in the 1970s and 1980s--not just how they came out as lesbians, but also what challenges they faced and what resources they found in DC for getting them through the coming out process and…
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…

A discussion of the history of the Washington Blade and the evolution of news coverage for and about the LGBTQ communities in DC. Also the digitization of the Blade and its online avialability through DC Public Library's DigDC. Featuring Lou Chibbaro…

Reasons why LGBTQ faith groups were created, specifically the local origins of MCC-DC, Faith Temple, Al-Fatihah, Mintwood Zendo, Bet Mispachah, and Dignity.LISTEN ONLINEPart 1 of 2Part 2 of 2

Organizing DC's first Pride festivals in May 1972 and June 1975.

Queer Nation Sodomy Law Protest 1991 Dec 16.pdf
This is a flyer for a protest against the DC Sodomy Law

Origins, outreach, and activities of DC's first Latino/a gay support organization, ENLACE.LISTEN ONLINEPart 1 of 2Part 2 of 2

Patterns of police harassment and entrapment of gays in DC and the Gay Activists Alliance's work to end harassment and build a new relationship with the Metropolitan Police Department.

Origins of gay softball (since 1982), bowling (since 1981), hockey (since 1993), and basketball groups in DC.LISTEN ONLINEPart 1 of 2Part 2 of 2

Support groups for gay youth that emerged in the '70s.

howell- gays and the holocaust.pdf
The campaign for recognition of Nazi persecution of gays and lesbians and for its inclusion in the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. Includes the reading by Craig Howell of his paper "Behind the Exhibits: The Campaign to Memorialize Gay…

LGBTQ Pride Month Publicity Flier.pdf
A presentation at the Fort Meade US Army Garrison's 2022 LGBTQ Pride Month Observance: All Together--Equality, Unity, Service by RHP director of archiving, Vincent E. Slatt
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