Tag Archives: Frank Kameny

Mattachine Society of D.C. Repurposed For “Archive Activisim” On LGBT History

The Mattachine Society of Washington, D.C. was originally formed by Frank Kameny in 1961 as an organization to help further the civil rights of gay people. Today, the organization has now repurposed itself to discovering and publishing documentation on political … Continue reading

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LGBT History: Philly Names Street After Gay Rights Pioneer

From The Washington Blade: PHILADELPHIA — An LGBT rights pioneer will be honored in her hometown when Philadelphia dedicates Barbara Gittings Way on Oct. 1, in the heart of the gay neighborhood at the intersection of Locust and 13th Streets. … Continue reading

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Remembering our Gay History — Via an Asteroid

The below comes to us from the blog LGBTQNation. It’s important because as we gain more and more advances for our community as a whole, we need to also start gathering and discovering our history. Minor planet 40463, an asteroid that … Continue reading

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Local civil rights leader remembered at national level

From Metroweekly: Various government officials, members of Congress, local community leaders and others congregated at the Cannon House Office Building on Capitol Hill to bid a final farewell at the official memorial service for Frank Kameny, the local gay-rights pioneer … Continue reading

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