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An article in Gay Community News written by Bill Damon about the first Fantasia Fair in Provincetown. Fantasia Fair, a week-long trans celebration held in Ptown started in 1975. Gay Community News reported on the first event, although terminology in…

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A flyer from Boston's first Pride activities, then called Christopher Street Liberation commemoration events. 1970.

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A poster for a Student Homophile League Gay Liberation Dance at Harvard University. sunday 26 april, THE GAY LIBERATION DANCE & catfishblack!

"A dance for humanity: gay, start- we are all One. Come together. Go to Harvard Free U. in Lawrence Hall,…

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A copy of John Kyper's article about the history of Boston's Gay Movement, published in 1980 by Gay Community News in volume 7, number 42, p. 10-11, 13.

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Poster for the Homophile Union of Boston (HUB) Back to School Dance at the Arlington Street Church. Friday September 29, 1972. "Dance to the Music of The Sundance Band, Addmission [sic] $1.50 per person"

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Poster for Student Homophile League Gay Dance, Arlington Street Church. 1972

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Poster created for a Student Homophile League Dance at the Oddfellows Hall in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Circa 1970.

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Postcard featuring young child reading "Wonder Woman" book, taken in New Words Bookstore in 1976 by Ellen Shub, Cambridge, MA.

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Scanned clippings from Gay Community News, 1974, about New Words Bookstore.

New Words opened in April 1974 at 419 Washington Street in Somerville and then moved to 186 Hampshire Street in Cambridge in 1976.

Founded by Rita Arditti, Gilda…

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Cover of the inaugural issue of Lavender Vision for the Lesbian Community, published in 1970, as part of  Cambridge-based Media Collective. Ultimately two issues were published between 1970 and 1971. Both are digitized and available freely via JSTOR.

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Protesters marching down Blue Hill Avenue during Trans Resistance March, Boston.

Photo taken during the June 13, 2020 Trans Resistance March, Franklin Park, Boston, Massachusetts by Jo Trigilio.

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Tre'Andre Valentine, Mass Trans Political Coalition, speaking at the Trans Resistance March, Franklin Park, Boston.

Photo taken during the June 13, 2020 Trans Resistance March, Franklin Park, Boston, Massachusetts by Jo Trigilio.

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Athena Vaughn and ASL interpreter on stage at Trans Resistance March, Franklin Park, Boston.

Photo taken during the June 13, 2020 Trans Resistance March, Franklin Park, Boston, Massachusetts by Jo Trigilio.

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Athena Vaugh, organizer, speaks at the 2020 Trans Resistance March, Franklin Park, Boston.

Photo taken during the June 13, 2020 Trans Resistance March, Franklin Park, Boston, Massachusetts by Jo Trigilio.

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Photo taken during the June 13, 2020 Trans Resistance March, Franklin Park, Boston, Massachusetts by Jo Trigilio.

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Photo taken during the June 13, 2020 Trans Resistance March, Franklin Park, Boston, Massachusetts by Jo Trigilio.

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Photo taken during the June 13, 2020 Trans Resistance March, Franklin Park, Boston, Massachusetts by Jo Trigilio.

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Photo taken during the June 13, 2020 Trans Resistance March, Franklin Park, Boston, Massachusetts by Jo Trigilio.

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Photo taken during the June 13, 2020 Trans Resistance March, Franklin Park, Boston, Massachusetts by Jo Trigilio.

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Photo taken during the June 13, 2020 Trans Resistance March, Franklin Park, Boston, Massachusetts by Jo Trigilio.

Signs include BLACK LIVES MATTER and DEFUND THE POLICE.

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Photo taken during the June 13, 2020 Trans Resistance March, Franklin Park, Boston, Massachusetts by Jo Trigilio.

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Photo taken during the June 13, 2020 Trans Resistance March, Franklin Park, Boston, Massachusetts by Jo Trigilio.

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Photo taken during the June 13, 2020 Trans Resistance March, Franklin Park, Boston, Massachusetts by Jo Trigilio.

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Photo taken during the June 13, 2020 Trans Resistance March, Franklin Park, Boston, Massachusetts by Jo Trigilio.

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Photo taken during the June 13, 2020 Trans Resistance March, Franklin Park, Boston, Massachusetts by Jo Trigilio.

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Photo taken during the June 13, 2020 Trans Resistance March, Franklin Park, Boston, Massachusetts by Jo Trigilio.

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Photo taken during the June 13, 2020 Trans Resistance March, Franklin Park, Boston, Massachusetts by Jo Trigilio.

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Photo taken during the June 13, 2020 Trans Resistance March, Franklin Park, Boston, Massachusetts by Jo Trigilio.

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A photograph of the crowd at the 2020 Trans Resistance March, Franklin Park, Boston, by Jo Triglio, 13 June 2020.

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Photo taken during the June 13, 2020 Trans Resistance March, Franklin Park, Boston, Massachusetts by Jo Trigilio.

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I used to lead a gay social group called Gen-X Bears Boston. It was a social group for bears 18+ and their allies. Their goal was to establish a bear community separate from the bars, to promote a healthy social environment. Gen-X bears originally…

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An issue of the newsletter of the Boston chapter of the Daughters of Bilitis.

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An issue of the newsletter of the Boston chapter of the Daughters of Bilitis.

THP-0011-focus-197411-final.pdf
An issue of the newsletter of the Boston chapter of the Daughters of Bilitis.

THP-0011-focus-197410-final.pdf
An issue of the newsletter of the Boston chapter of the Daughters of Bilitis. Pages 6 and 7 of the newsletter are missing.

THP-0011-focus-197409-final.pdf
An issue of the newsletter of the Boston chapter of the Daughters of Bilitis.

THP-0011-focus-197408-final.pdf
An issue of the newsletter of the Boston chapter of the Daughters of Bilitis.

THP-0011-focus-197407-final.pdf
An issue of the newsletter of the Boston chapter of the Daughters of Bilitis.

THP-0011-focus-197406-final.pdf
An issue of the newsletter of the Boston chapter of the Daughters of Bilitis.

THP-0011-focus-197404-final.pdf
An issue of the newsletter of the Boston chapter of the Daughters of Bilitis.

THP-0011-focus-197403-final.pdf
An issue of the newsletter of the Boston chapter of the Daughters of Bilitis. The pages in this issue appear to be misnumbered.

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An issue of the newsletter of the Boston chapter of the Daughters of Bilitis. Page 8 of the newsletter is missing.

THP-0011-focus-197401-final.pdf
An issue of the newsletter of the Boston chapter of the Daughters of Bilitis. The date listed on the cover is January 1973, though the issue is from January 1974.

THP-0011-focus-197312-final.pdf
An issue of the newsletter of the Boston chapter of the Daughters of Bilitis.

THP-0011-focus-197311-final.pdf
An issue of the newsletter of the Boston chapter of the Daughters of Bilitis.

THP-0011-focus-197310-final.pdf
An issue of the newsletter of the Boston chapter of the Daughters of Bilitis.

THP-0011-focus-197309-final.pdf
An issue of the newsletter of the Boston chapter of the Daughters of Bilitis. The first page of the newsletter (after the cover page) is mislabeled as page 9.

THP-0011-focus-197308-final.pdf
An issue of the newsletter of the Boston chapter of the Daughters of Bilitis.

THP-0011-focus-197307-final.pdf
An issue of the newsletter of the Boston chapter of the Daughters of Bilitis.

THP-0011-focus-197306-final.pdf
An issue of the newsletter of the Boston chapter of the Daughters of Bilitis.
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