Gay Rights

Description

As we look at these images today, some forty odd years later, we reflect on how much has changed. Gay marriage is legal in a plurality of states, something many of the activists in these images could only have dreamed of, and yet we are pulled up short by acts of extreme violence and hate still being perpetrated against gay individuals and communities.



  • Gay demonstration
  • Jean O'Leary, President Carter's Council on International Women's Year at Museum of Natural History
  • Lesbians celebrate International Gay Pride Day
  • Washington, D.C. Gay march with Washington Monument in background
  • Christopher Street
  • NOW Christopher Street and Lesbian march
  • Women attend Christopher Street  Lesbian and Gay Civil Rights March
  • Christopher street march for Lesbian and Gay Civil Rights
  • More money for AIDS research protest at NY City Hall
  • Flo Kennedy at anti-"Cruising" film meeting
  • NY Mayor Ed Koch speaks at gay civil rights demonstration in support of Intro 2 passage
  • Intro 2 march for civil rights in Sheridan Square
  • GAA protesting at City Hall for passage of Intro 475 gay civil rights bill
  • Lawyer and activist Nat Rockwell arrested at Intro 475 gay and lesbian civil rights protest outside City Hall
  • Intro 384 demonstration at NY City Hall
  • FBI demonstration
  • Gays demonstrate against Anita Bryant
  • Gay protest for civil rights (Anti-Carter)
  • Anti-President Carter demonstration
  • Gays demonstrate for new civil rights bill in Sheridan Square
  • Gays attend anti-war protest
  • Lesbian mothers and custody demonstration at family court
  • Lesbian mothers attend gay rights demonstration in Washington, D.C.
  • Christopher Street
  • Christopher Street March
  • Washington, D.C. Supreme Court demonstration
  • Gays demonstrate at NYU Law School against guest speaker Chief Justice Burger
  • Demonstration in Sheridan Square about new Intro Bill
  • Lesbian at Washington, D.C. Gay Civil Rights march
  • Barbara Gittings at Christopher Street liberation
  • Sarah Montgomery, mother of gay son, at demonstration
  • Christopher Street
  • Lesbians attend NOW conference in Atlantic City
  • Christopher Street-gay rights demonstrations
  • Lesbians march in Christopher Street march
  • Bella Abzug speaks at Gay and Lesbian discussion "where were you in the 1970's"