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gay liberation

organization that supports equal rights in jobs, housing, etc. for homosexuals. [Am. Pop. Culture: Misc.]
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A founder of the Gay Liberation Front and the Gay Men's Press, Walter offers, in the year of Stonewall's anniversary, an anthology about gay liberation in the seventies, particularly spotlighting 1970-73.
"Get laid, get drunk, and have a party," said Martha Shelley, one of the Gay Liberation Front founders.
Gay Liberation New York: Times Change Press, 1970, Graphics Collection /The Lesbian Herstory Archives; Linda McKinney (b.
Today, as we revision queer history, we must remember two things: first, that Stonewall was not the only incident of queer uprising against police brutality and second, that the agents of the Stonewall Rebellion were not exclusively white gay men, the group often represented as the central figures in 1960s and 1970s gay liberation.
It is disheartening to those of us in Gay Liberation Front--who literally founded the concept of Pride and community centers--to see them now, almost 50 years later, being used as battlefields.
All this suggests how much we need a history of the third-world gay and lesbian left (to use the language of the time), including, in the Bay Area, such groupings as the Third World Gay Caucus, which split off from Bay Area Gay Liberation; the Latino Gay Alliance; and the women of color lesbian groups who show up in Hobson's chapter on the Nicaragua solidarity brigades and elsewhere.
Teachers may want to use information on the history of gay liberation to give students a sense of how exciting and combustible these issues were in public and political : life at this time.
Non-fiction / Gay Pride Celebrations / LGBTQ / Family Relationships / Community / Diversity / Coming Out / LGBTQ Rights / Gay Liberation Movement
Brooks, gay liberation poet, script writer, and social activist, divides the thirty chapters of this collection of interviews and essays (some written by Brooks) into two parts--before and after the historic 1969 New York Stonewall (Bar) riots between police and the gay community.
BEFORE THE GAY LIBERATION MOVEMENT in the 1970s, for most lesbians and gays, the closet was a survival strategy, a rational adaptation to an oppressive situation.
Finally, I will engage with a topic that remains largely unexplored in histories of Australian feminism: connections and collaborations between the women's liberation and gay liberation movements, namely how some gay men reconstructed their male identities based on radical feminist critiques.
There's a before and an after the Zamudio case," said Rolando Jimenez, president of the Gay Liberation and Integration Movement.

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