Gay Community News, 1973 July 19 (Vol. 1, No. 5)
Leading this issue of Gay Community News is a story about a murder and assault of two patrons of the Other Side bar. Other stories include information about an auction to support the Charles Street Universalist Meetinghouse; a plea from Homophile Community Health Service, which was in danger of closing for financial reasons; and information about a meeting focused on establishing a Gay Defense Committee and talking "about what we can do about our brothers and sisters who have been mugged or killed by straights, and what we can to defend ourselves in case of such an assault."