Tag: 1975

December 11 in LGBTQ History

1973: Gay Activist Mark Allan Segal interrupts a live broadcast of the CBS Evening News with Walter Cronkite by holding up a sign that reads “Gays Protest CBS Prejudice” 1975: George Moscone is elected Mayor of San Francisco. 1986: Austin, TX passes an ordinance prohibiting discrimination against people with AIDS in employment, housing, business, medical … Read More

December 9 in LGBTQ History

1975: The Washington Star begins a series on homosexuality in American Sports. Inspired, Washington Redskins linebacker Dave Kopay agrees to come out to the series’ author, Lynn Rosellini.

November 3 in LGBTQ History

1975: Kennedy’s Children, by gay playwright Robert Patrick, opens on Broadway at the John Golden Theatre. It runs for 72 performances.  The Lavender Effect is very proud to have had Robert (who now lives in Los Angeles) participate in our Queer Time Capsule at Models of Pride 2012. 1975: The Wall Street Journal runs a front page … Read More

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