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5-14-89.mp3
In this recording of Boston's Other Voice, which aired on May 14, 1989, host Peter Stickel interviews Ray Dinoi, a social worker and therapist, about hemophilia and the AIDS crisis. Dinoi first explains that hemophilia is a disease that effects about…

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In this recording of Boston's Other Voice, which aired on June 4, 1989, host Peter Stickel interviews Wendy Scott and Beth Leventhal about what they refer to as lesbian battering. Leventhal is also an advocate for battered lesbians and discusses…

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In this recording of Boston's Other Voice, which aired on June 12, 1989, host Peter Stickel interviews Boston's Other Voice Person of the Year Alan Kukonis about living with AIDS. Kukonis works with the Association of People with AIDS and serves on…

9-3-89.mp3
In this recording of Boston's Other Voice, which aired on September 3, 1989, host Peter Stickel interviews Betsy Salkind and Helene Lantry about their four women comedy show, "Terrorist Bridesmaids." The show is scheduled to run at Club Cafe. The…

9-10-89.mp3
In this recording of Boston's Other Voice, which aired on September 10, 1989, host Peter Stickel interviews Joe Sadowski about The Canadian Tribute to Human Rights. Sadowski is the executive director of the first Canadian monument to human rights…

9-17-89.mp3
In this recording of Boston's Other Voice, which aired on September 17, 1989, host Peter Stickel interviews Rhonda Lenair about healing. Lenair describes herself as a scientist who works with three separate elements in the body: bio-electrical,…

9-24-89.mp3
In this recording of Boston's Other Voice, which aired on September 24, 1989, host Peter Stickel interviews Body Work Therapist John Stasio. Stickel describes Stasio as a spiritual healer, noting that he will host a workshop on gay male spirituality…

10-15-89.mp3
In this recording of Boston's Other Voice, which aired on October 15, 1989, host Peter Stickel interviews Boston Alliance of Gay and Lesbian Youth (BAGLY, Boston Alliance of GLBT Youth) Adult Adviser Grace Sterling Stowell*. The interview focuses on…

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Seven of the plaintiffs in a case against the San Francisco police, posing for the camera on some steps, looking grim. Some of the 25 plaintiffs who are suing the San Francisco police dept. for beatings on Casino Street, October 6, 1989

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This small funeral program has a yellow front page with painted picture of yellow flowers and a white church steeple, and reads "In Loving Memory." The inside contains the Twenty-Third Psalm ("The Lord is my shepherd...") and gives her dates of birth…

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This packet contains a letter from the Cambridge Hospital Patient Accounts Department, addressed to Charles Shively's partner Gordon Copeland, stating that his Free Care status had been denied due to lack of income verification. The letter encloses…

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This document is Timothy Kelleher's Medical Examiner's Certificate of Death. The certificate states that Timothy passed away on December 3, 1977, "en route to the Cambridge Hospital" and the causes are listed as "Coronary Heart Disease" and "Sudden…

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Where was this made or acquired?Javits Center, New York CityStoryMy friend Mark Aurigemma and I both worked at Gay Men's Health Crisis during the height of the AIDS epidemic. This picture was taken at a dance-a-thon fundraiser, where I apparently was…

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This letter, from Carol to “Dad Copeland,” is written in cursive with red ink, on stationery decorated with a hunting dog in the top left corner. It is likely that “Skip” is Gordon, and Carol is Skip’s wife, writing to her father-in-law. It is dated…

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Adrienne Hawkins and other women of Impulse Dance Co.

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Four women dancers wearing diverse costumes dance on a black stage with one hand percussionist behind them.

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De Anna Battle, Kathleen Wells, and La Phillip on stage with various percussion instruments.

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On verso: Adult Children of Heterosexuals performs their unique brand of high camp, raucous cabaret at Nightstage in Cambridge on July 6 at 8pm. Band members (l to r) Scott Madden, Felice Shays, Lynn Brown, and (bottom) Abe Rybeck will croon to make…

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Pure Polyesther is a hilarious and subversive retelling of the Old Testament story of Esther. The Theater Offensive's purimspiel mixes slapstick, klezmer, cross-dressing, outrageous scenery-chewing, and queer coupling with an earnest message about…

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Gordon Copeland's Certificate of Death records his passing on November 23, 1995. The certificate states that he passed away at age 64, and that the immediate cause of death was "hepato cellular carcinoma" with 3 months between onset and death, and…

thp-org-combahee-river-collective-3.pdf
On page 1: "The pamphlet was prepared by the Combahee River Collective, a Boston Black Feminist Organization (c/o AASC, P.O. Box 1, Cambridge, MA 02139.) It was created for Third World Women. If you are not a Third World woman, please read it and…

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The title on the cover is "8 Black Women Why Did They Die" but there is a stylistic treatment to note that this is a possible third version of the pamphlet, with the word "Six" having been crossed out and the number "7" having been crossed out. This…

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On page 1: "Preparado por la Colectiva Rio Combahe, una organizacion de Femenistas Afro-Norteamericanas de Boston."

Spanish-language version of similar English-language pamphlets about murders of Black women in Roxbury, Dorchester, the South End,…

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Left to Right: Richard Brown, Richard Chamberlin, Donna McKay-Raudozzi, Don Gorton, Carrie Wofford, Arline Isaacson, Andrew Held, Jeff Martin (standing), David LaFontaine. Received an award on Saturday, Jan. 20. The award was given by Rainbow…

Coll #018 David Peterson Collection.pdf
David Peterson came from a conservative family in Indiana. In 1965 Peterson came to the Boston area to attend MIT. One of the first organizations he became involved with was the Homophile Union of Boston (HUB). It was in those years he became friends…

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The Boston Gay Men’s Chorus is one of New England’s largest and most successful community-based choruses. From 1985 to 1997, the BGMC was under the direction of Robert Barney, who now holds the title of Conductor Laureate. In this photograph, the…

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Am Tikva members seated at tables for Passover Seder at the Brookline Jewish Community Center. The congregation Am Tikva – People of Hope – has been serving the Greater Boston community since 1976, creating an open and welcoming environment where…

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In 1989, founding Artistic Director Abe Rybeck and a group of artist/activists formed The Theater Offensive to expand on the success of the gay men's guerrilla theater troupe, United Fruit Company. The Theater Offensive mounts and produces festivals…

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The founders of the group Daughters of Bilitis, Del Martin and Phyllis Lyons, at a gathering in Boston.

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Del Martin and Phyllis Lyons, founders of the national lesbian group Daughters of Bilitis, sitting on a couch chatting with some other women in Boston.

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Large reception of AIDS Action Committee with cookies and coffee.

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Larry Kessler and an unidentified man chatting at AIDS Action Committee reception.

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Am Tikva members seated at tables for Passover Seder at the Brookline Jewish Community Center.

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Robert Barney conducting the Boston Gay Men's Chorus.

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Side view of Boston Gay Men's Chorus during a concert with piano player in the foreground.

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A small group of singers from the Boston Gay Men's Chorus, singing during a concert.

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Boston Gay Men's Chorus singers in a concert from the side with reflection in piano.

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A section of the Boston Gay Men's Chorus singing, wearing khakis and polo shirts, under a sign for the Boston Gay Men's Chorus.

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A panel of people at a press conference, all of whom are making interesting faces. Press conference called by Boston Lesbian/Gay Political Alliance with Massachusetts Gay Political Caucus and Boston's Wards Democratic Committee.

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Del Martin and Phyllis Lyons, founders of the lesbian group Daughters of Bilitis, sitting on a couch chatting with some women.

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Girth and Mirth steering committee, Left to Right: Louis St. Aupin, Bob Yolte, Lenny Federico, Neil Byrnes, Dave Barnes, Reed Wilgoren, Conrad.

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Members of Girth and Mirth standing and sitting while chatting over drinks and snacks near a buffet table.

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Benjamin Thompson, senior advisor on equal rights for the city of Boston, Human Rights Commission

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Woman speaking in front of a banner for the Boston Women's Fund.

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Woman speaking in front of a banner for the Boston Women's Fund.
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