GLAD TO BE GAY

Title

GLAD TO BE GAY

Description

An anthem of the gay rights movement, the song was written by out gay punk rocker Tom Robinson for a London gay pride parade in 1976. Released in the U.K. and U.S. in 1978, the song condemns homophobia and societal hypocrisy, and rallies for gay solidarity. Robinson has over the years added lyrics to reflect immediate concerns, like HIV/AIDS.

Subject

Robinson, Tom, rock musician

Publisher

The History Project: Documenting LGBTQ Boston

Rights

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Type

Image

Format

image/jpg

Original Format

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Citation

“GLAD TO BE GAY,” Documented | Digital Collections of The History Project, accessed January 23, 2019, https://historyproject.omeka.net/items/show/66.

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