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An article written by activist Martha Shelley, one of the original founders of Gay Liberation Front, published in their newspaper, Come Out! The article discusses the debate, controversy and inner struggle of the militant grassroots organizers within…

Michael Bettinger edit.mp3
Michael Bettinger, a pioneer in queer family therapy, discusses his experience with the Stonewall rebellion and the Gay Liberation movement as well as his memories of activism and milestones in gay history in both New York and San Francisco.

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.

CSLD Parade Marchers- Mattachine Society
Members of the Mattachine Society, one of the first "homophile" organizations in the U.S. march in the CSLD parade in June of 1970. Mattachine became less influential as the more militant activist groups took control of the movement for equal rights…

Martha Shelley.mp3
Martha Shelley is an activist, writer and poet (as well as an English teacher in a "former life" as she explains). Martha was a member of the Daughter's of Bilitis, an early homophile organization for lesbians. At the time of the Stonewall…

Marsha P. Johnson and Sylvia Rivera March in CSLD Parade 1971 with the Street Transvestite Action Revolutionaries (STAR) banner - an organization the two formed after being disenfranchised by the liberation movement.

Mark Segal .mp3
Mark Segal, journalist and the founder of Philadelphia Gay News discusses the night of the Stonewall riot and the creation of the Gay Liberation Front as it relates to the broader gay rights movement.

John D'Emilio 2.mp3
Historian John D’Emilio shares his memories of growing up in New York City in the 1960’s and being introduced to the “gay world” of the Village, including visits to The Stonewall Inn in 1968. John’s experiences reflect his upbringing and his…
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