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MUST WATCH: Rare Treasure Trove Of Gay Rights News Clips From The 1970’s – Video

 

The great Dave Evans aka SuchIsLife on YouTube has posted a veritable treasure trove of Gay Rights news clips from the 1970’s. 

This mesmerizing hour long video includes some rather rare footage from the first Gay Pride March in 1970 to the Gay Rights Rally on Capitol Hill in 1979.

This is a MUST SEE!  Not only will you see how much we have achived but also hoiw much has not changed.  This collection of videos show that we are still fighting for many of the same basic civil and human rights some 40 years later.

AMAZING COLLECTION!

 

List of the clips include:

* FIRST PRIDE PARADE IN CENTRAL PARK NYC 6/28/1970

* GAY CONFERENCE FILM 8/30/1970

* GAYS MARCH THROUGH NEW YORK CITY FILM 6/27/1971

* GAY CONFERENCE 8/17/1971

* NEW YORK ILLUSTRATED: HOMOSEXUALS – OUT OF THE CLOSET 2/11/1973

* GAY DEMONSTRATION OUTSIDE DNC 7/11/1976

* CARTER AIDES MEET WITH GAY ACTIVISTS 3/26/1977

* ANITA BRYANT & HOMOSEXUALS CLASH OVER EQUAL RIGHTS FOR GAYS 6/2/1977

* DADE COUNTY GAY RIGHTS REFERENDUM 6/7/1977

* GAY RIGHTS REFERENDUM DEFEATED; BRYANT ANNOUNCES ANTI-GAY CAMPAIGN 6/8/1977

* GAY RIGHTS MARCH 6/26/1977

* GAY ACTIVISTS MARCH IN SAN FRANCISCO 6/27/1977

* HOMOSEXUALS: PART 1 9/12/1977

* HOMOSEXUALS: PART 2 9/13/1977

* HOMOSEXUALS: PART 3 9/14/1977

* ANITA BRYANT PIED IN THE FACE 10/23/1977

* PROFILE OF HARVEY MILK 3/2/1978

* GAY RIGHTS BILL DIVIDES VOTERS IN ST. PAUL 4/20/1978

* ST. PAUL RESIDENTS VOTE TO REPEAL GAY RIGHTS BILL 4/26/1978

* ANTI-GAY FORCES SCORE A VICTORY IN WICHITA 5/10/1978

* GAY COMM FIGHTS TO RETAIN RIGHTS AS CITIES REPEAL ANTI-DISCRIMATION LAWS 5/21/1978

* CONTROVERSY RAGES OVER PROPOSED REPEAL OF A GAY RIGHTS ORDINANCE 5/22/1978

* GAY RIGHTS ORDINANCE DEFEATED BY 2-1 MARGIN IN EUGENE 5/24/1978

* CUT STORY ON CALIFORNIA PROPOSITION 6 / DADE COUNTY VOTE 11/5/1978

* CALIFORNIA VOTERS REJECT ANTI-GAY MEASURE 11/8/1978

* MAYOR GEORGE MOSCONE AND SUPERVISOR HARVEY MILK ARE FATALLY SHOT FORMER SUPERVISOR DAN WHITE 11/27/1978

* MEMORIAL HELD FOR SLAIN CITY ADMINISTRATOR HARVEY MILK 12/1/1978

* HOMOSEXUALITY 4/20/1979

* CUT STORY ON DAN WHITE VERDICT 5/22/1979

* WIDESPREAD VIOLENCE REPORTED FOLLOWING ANNOUNCEMENT OF WHITE VERDICT 5/23/1979

* INCREASE IN SIZE OF GAY COMMUNITY CONCERNS MANY KEY WEST RESIDENTS 6/8/1979

* GAYS MARCH IN SAN FRANCISCO 6/25/1979

* GAY RIGHTS SUPPORTERS RALLY IN NATIONS CAPITOL 10/15/1979

* GAY VOTE EXPECTED TO DETERMINE OUTCOME OF SF MAYORAL RUNOFF 12/11/1979

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