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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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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

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

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…

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.

Seven actors from the Boston Playwrights Theatre sit on a house stoop, posing theatrically.

Originally captioned "Vivian Carlo, Lillian Gonzalez and Mili Roca (left to right): a feminist answer to traditional salsa. The women performed at New Words bookstore in celebration of "Cuentos: Stories by Latinas" published by Kitchen Table Women of…


Reverend Marge Ragona, Pastor of the Metropolitan Community Church in Providence, Rhode Island.

Reverend Marge Ragona, Pastor of the Metropolitan Community Church in Providence, Rhode Island.

Two men and two women smile while standing in front of a vehicle parked at a CVS with the words "Mobile Mammographic Unit" painted on the side.

12 women of the band Libana, Inc. pose outdoors in a garden with their various musical instruments.

Five women at the Sunday Lesbian Liberation Conference form a panel in front a banner which reads: "Restore Medicaid Funds for Abortion".

A straight on view of the Sunday Morning Lesbian Liberation Panel, from the audience perspective.

A woman speaks at a podium next to a row of panelists at the Sunday Morning Lesbian Liberation Panel.

A woman speaks at a podium next to a row of panelists, including Libby Smith and June Chan, at the Sunday Morning Lesbian Liberation Panel, with audience members looking on.

A group of women sitting in an auditorium. The women are wearing nametags for a conference sponsored by the group Lesbian Liberation.

A group of women sit in an auditorium in front of a banner which reads: " Reproductive Rights National Network".

A group of women sit in an auditorium, turned to listen to a audience member speaking. A banner on the back wall of the auditorium reads: " Reproductive Rights National Network".

A man and a woman from LAGMA sitting at a table with books and papers on it.


Three members of the Lavender Resistance smile at each other.

The entrance to the Jolar Cinema with signs: "Movies", "25 cent Private Booths", "Jolar Cinemas welcomes you to Boston's entertainment center".

Tim McFeely speaking into a megaphone in a photo gallery during at fundraiser for HRCF at the ICA.

Opening of Mission Hill Hospice, Oct. 26, 1989. Left to Right: Lynn Kortenhaus, P.R. counsel; William Wiggins, vice president, Bay Banks; Ray Flynn, mayor; Regina Rockefeller, chair of the board; William Wallace, executive director.

Opening of Hospice at Mission Hill, Oct. 26, 1989. Left to Right: David Mulligan, Mass. DPH; J.R. McEvoy, PWA Coalition; Ray Flynn, Mayor; Kelly Farqu Lasson, Mission Hill community leader; Kevin Fitzgerald, State rep.; Larry Kessler, AAC.

Members of Grass Roots Gay Rights Fund pass a donation check to members of Fenway Victim Recovery Program. Left to Right: John Boiley, Mark Christoff, Jon Goode, Ron Bilotas (all from GRGRF), Joyce Collier and Robert Winneman (Fenway). GRGRF donates…

Four photographs of Freddie Greenfield arranged in a collage

Two police officers standing and watching a protest by Good Gay Poets in Provincetown, MA.

Protesters from Good Gay Poets walking down the sidewalk in front of Valerie's Restaurant in Provincetown, MA wearing signs such as: "Gay is Good!", "No More Oppression or Fear", and "Valerie's is not a Restaurant, It is a Closet."

A group from Good Gay Poets gathers on a sidewalk in front of some houses, most carrying protest signs.

A man and a woman holding signs reading: "Protest Reading Tonight Art Association Lawn 460 Commercial St." and "Stop Gay Oppression" pose on the together on a sidewalk .

A man holding a sign reading: "Protest Reading Tonight Art Association 460 Commercial St." (Provincetown, MA) is met by police officers on the street.

Men and women of Good Gay Poets protesting on the street in a residential neighborhood (Provincetown, MA) with signs reading: "Protest Reading Tonight Art Association 460 Commercial St."

Window display at Glad Bookstore with books such as: Gay American History, A Woman Appeared to Me, The Church and the Homosexual, as well as copies of Gay Community News, Maine Gay Task Force Newsletter, and Christopher Street.

Portrait of the four elected officers of the Gay Press Association. Left-Right: Mark Segal, vice president; Phil Nash, secretary; Joe Di Sabato, president; Morgan Pinney, treasurer

Eight men from the Gay Press Association sitting around a dinner table before dinner, smiling happily at the camera.

Seven members of the Gay Health Collective sitting around a table with a cake on it, looking at the camera.

A man standing at an outdoor gathering with a hat that says Press on it, looking at the camera with a cigarette in his mouth.

Members of the Gay Speakers Bureau sitting and talking at a meeting. Left to Right: Gary Ralph (speaker), Warren Blumenfeld (coordinator), David Peterson (president), Anne Wadsworth (outgoing treasurer, speaker), Nancy Wechsler (speaker).
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