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Sylvia Sidney was a legendary drag performer in Boston.

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AIDS Action Committee members during a parade, with a banner and many balloons in Copley Square in Boston, MA.

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Three women from the Daughters of Bilitis sit a table with copies of their journal Focus, originally titled Maiden Voyage, in front of them.

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Gay Community News staff posed on a staircase, including: Joe Martin, Loretta Lottman, Sasha, Jon Kyper, Ellen B. Davis, Jan Johnson, and David Peterson (in a nun's habit). This is the first photograph taken of the staff of Gay Community News.

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Abe Rybeck and two other actors from the Theater Offensive posing in costume.

On February, 12, 2012, Mark Krone interviewed John Mitzel at Mitzel's bookstore, Calamus Books, in Boston, Massachusetts. The full interview with John Mitzel is presented below.

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The cast of a Triangle Theater production of "Boys in the Band" standing in two rows by height, staring at the camera without smiling. The Triangle Theater Company was founded in 1979 by David M. Hough. Named for the pink triangles used to mark gay…

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Dignity/Boston was formed in the first waves of the Gay Liberation movement that followed the Stonewall Riots, and has been providing a home for gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender (GLBT) Catholics, their friends and supporters since 1972.…

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The Women's Video Collective (WVC) was formed by a small group of women from the Boston area in May 1983. Their purpose was to document the Seneca Women's Encampment for a Future of Peace and Justice in upstate New York. From this experience, the…

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View from behind the pitcher toward home plate at a Daughters of Bilitis softball game.

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Jenifer Firestone, Paul Hardit, Helena Snow, and James Humphrey pose for a production of the "Ten Percent Revue" called "Walk on Washington." The four actors hold signs reading: "Celebrate Sodomy," "Take Apartheid Apart," Foster Equality," and "$$$…

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Dignity/Boston was formed in the first waves of the Gay Liberation movement that followed the Stonewall Riots, and has been providing a home for gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender (GLBT) Catholics, their friends and supporters since 1972.…

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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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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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In this recording of Boston's Other Voice, which aired on January 10, 1987, host Peter Stickel interviews Boston City Councilor David Scondras. Scondras was Boston's first openly gay City Councilor. In this interview he discusses a sex scandal…
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