Periodicals and printed ephemera

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Title

Periodicals and printed ephemera

Subject

Newsletters and flyers from the Gay Revolution

Description

Newsletters and flyers from the Gay Revolution collected from New York archival resources.

Creator

Various

Source

The LGBT Center National History Archive, IGIC collection of the NYPL, Taminent Library, Wagner Labor Archives, NYU.

Publisher

[no text]

Date

Various

Contributor

NA

Rights

[no text]

Relation

LGBT Center National History Archive, IGIC collection of the NYPL, Taminent Library, Wagner Labor Archives, NYU.

Format

JPEG

Language

English

Type

Text and Images

Identifier

Multiple

Coverage

[no text]

Collection Items

GAA Newsletter May 1971
Front page of the Gay Activists Alliance (GAA) Newsletter from May 1971 includes information on "zaps" and arrests during recent political actions. GAA was founded soon after the Stonewall incident by those members of the Gay Liberation Front who…

Gay Revolution Party Manifesto
The Gay Revolution Party outlines its evaluation of oppressive social structures in this manifesto for the nascent political movement. Whether the Gay Revolution Party was an offshoot of the Gay Liberation Front or simply an ideological expression…

"Hairpin Drop Heard Around the World"
One of the most well known written accounts of the Stonewall riot, with details and description that ultimately became accepted as part of the Stonewall narrative. The account only briefly describes the first night of the bar raid at Stonewall Inn…

Sylvia Rivera Interview
An interview with Sylvia Rivera featured in a publication by "Flower Beneath the Foot Books." The title and publication date are unknown but the year may be 1979 or 1980 since the tenth anniversary of Stonewall pride march is mentioned. Reading her…

NO APOLOGIES!
This flyer distributed in San Francisco, attributed to the "Red Queen" dates from May of 1979 after the acquittal of Dan White in the murder of Harvey Milk. This rally cry highlights the persistence of the divide between the established gay…

Mattachine Society:  If you are arrested
This Mattachine Society publication is described as "the pocket lawyer" and covers all the basics of how to handle being arrested by New York City police due to "anti-homosexual" laws.

Demonstration Guidelines
The cover of this pamphlet from the New York Civil Liberties Union depicts protesters confronting police.

Stonewall Means Fight Back
This flyer describes the need for gays and lesbians to continue to fight oppression. IT is most likely form the mid 1970's. It cites Stonewall as a catalyst for the liberation movement. The author establishes Stonewall as the "first" time gays rose…
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