National Gay Task Force event

Description

Members of the National Gay Task Force gather with politicians at a press conference in the Rayburn House Office Building announcing the introduction of the Civil Rights Amendment of 1975, H.R. 5452. This would have added "affectional or sexual preference" to the list of classes protected by the 1964 Civil Rights Act.

Abstract

At the table, L-R, are Charlotte Bunch, Nathalie Rockhill, Bella Abzug (in hat), Ed Koch, Bruce Voeller, unknown, Cong. Ted Weiss. Seated at back are Barbara Gittings, unknown, Frank Kameny, Cade Ware.

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Photograph, black and white

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Citation

Photographer: M.J. Vilardi, “National Gay Task Force event,” Rainbow History Project Digital Collections, accessed June 19, 2024, https://archives.rainbowhistory.org/items/show/1412.

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