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  Looking for a crash course in the history of local gay and lesbian organizing? We invite you to explore our new online exhibit “‘Gay is Good’: Gay and Lesbian Organizing in DC, 1961-1975”: “Gay is Good”: DC-based gay rights activist Dr. Franklin Kameny coined this slogan in the 1960s to […]

Online Exhibit: Gay is Good

(Find this document and other artifacts at our online archives.) In this undated manuscript, perhaps from the early ‘70s, lesbian activist Eva Freund reflects on the turbulent experience of lesbians in the Women’s Movement. As the Movement came to be associated with lesbianism in the 1960s, its leadership balked. “Those inside the Movement,” Freund explains, […]

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