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Gittings, Barbara, 1932-2007

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1932-07-31 - 2007-02-18

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Barbara Gittings and Frank Kameny picket sign collection

 Collection
Identifier: Coll2018-026
Abstract

Seven picket signs from the earliest public demonstrations in the United States advocating for gay and lesbian rights, organized by Frank Kameny and Barbara Gittings, among others. The original protests and subsequent "Annual Reminder" demonstrations were held in Washington, D.C., New York City, and Philadelphia from 1965-1969, and were attended by east coast members of the Mattachine Society, Janus Society, and Daughters of Bilitis.

Dates: circa 1965-1969

Barbara Gittings and Kay Tobin Lahusen collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Coll2008-069
Abstract News clippings, journal articles, pamphlets, flyers, printed materials from activist organizations, photographs, a videocassette and a DVD relating to pioneering lesbian activists Barbara Gittings and her partner of 46 years, Kay Tobin Lahusen. Active from the 1960s, Gittings marched in the first gay rights demonstrations at the White House, Pentagon and Independence Hall; she worked with Frank Kameny to persuade the American Psychiatric Association to remove homosexuality from its list of...
Dates: 1962-2007

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Civil rights demonstrations 1
Discrimination in employment 1
Gay and lesbian rights 1
Gay liberation movement 1
Gay rights -- United States -- History -- 20th century 1