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lgbt_history Have Pride In History® Matthew Riemer & Leighton Brown Authors of "We Are Everywhere,” @tenspeedpress [email protected] https://www.penguinrandomhouse.com/books/570409/we-are-everywhere-by-leighton-brown-and-matthew-riemer/
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"southern lesbian witches," including blue lunden (center), second national march on washington for lesbian and g*y rights, washington, d.c., october 11, 1987. photo © rosa thorns. #lgbthistory #haveprideinhistory

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“may jesus shut her mouth and open her mind,” protest against archconservative and anti-queer demagogue anita bryant, houston, texas, june 16, 1977. photo © allen snyder. #lgbthistory #haveprideinhistory #resist #night

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“gay fathers" contingent, g*y freedom day parade, san francisco, june 1980. photographer unknown. #lgbthistory #haveprideinhistory

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"dads for lesbians," g*y pride parade, portland, oregon, june 21, 1998. photo by yao. #lgbthistory #haveprideinhistory

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“i’m proud of my g*y son,” d**k ashworth, christopher street liberation day, june 30, 1974. photo c/o @fredwmcdarrah.
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we proudly include this image in our book, “we are everywhere: protest, power, and proud in the history of q***r liberation,” available via the link in our bio. #lgbthistory #haveprideinhistory #weareeverywhere

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Queen, jewel box revue, new york city, 1962. photo by/copyright of raymond jacobs. #lgbthistory #haveprideinhistory #saturdaynight

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Christopher street west, los angeles, june 28, 1970. photographer unknown, c/o @onearchives.
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we proudly feature this image in our book, “we are everywhere: protest, power, and pride in the history of q***r liberation,” available via link in our bio. #lgbthistory #haveprideinhistory #weareeverywhere #rollingintosaturdaynightlike

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"stonewall was a riot not a rainbow," trans day of action, new york city, june 27, 2014. photo © hollow sidewalks. #lgbthistory #haveprideinhistory #resist #night

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Generic queers, including lori seid (@snappyseid ), second from left, heritage of pride, new york city, june 25, 1989. photo by/copyright of @dona_ann_mcadams.
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@snappyseid & @charliefwelch have collaborated to produce a generic q***r t-shirt virtually identical to those made for pride 1990 (which were inspired by the handmade signs seen in this picture). part of the proceeds go to the aclu. see @charliefwelch for more.
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and we proudly feature this image in our book, “we are everywhere: protest, power, and pride in the history of q***r liberation” (which @readrunsea of @lareviewofbooks calls “probably the best coffee-table book ever created”), available via the link in our bio. #lgbthistory #haveprideinhistory #weareeverywhere

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"i am lucky to be what i am!
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thank goodness i’m not just a clam or a ham or a dusty jar of sour gooseberry jam!
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i am what i am
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that's a great thing to be
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—dr. seuss—,” heritage of pride, new york city, june 30, 1985. photo © robert fisch (@nyc1gwm ).
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we proudly feature this image in our book, “we are everywhere: protest, power, and pride in the history of q***r liberation,” available via the link in our bio. #lgbthistory #haveprideinhistory #resist #weareeverywhere

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"i ❤ being out," g*y pride day, san diego, california, june 1983. photo c/o @lambdaarchives. #lgbthistory #haveprideinhistory #resist #night

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Ken ramsauer memorial (participants holding signs reflecting the growing number of aids victims), central park, new york city, june 13, 1983. photo © alon reininger, c/o @worldpressphoto.
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on june 13, 1983, thirty-six years ago today, more than fifteen hundred people gathered in new york city’s central park to honor ken ramsauer, a new york city activist who died of aids-related illness on may 23, 1983.
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days before his death, ramsauer gave a nationally televised interview to geraldo rivera on the growing aids crisis, bringing some visibility to those living with the disease, and making ramsauer an early “symbol of the discrimination and pain suffered by victims of a condition that ravages the body’s immune system.”
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mourners at the memorial raised candles and held numbered signs to reflect the growing number of new yorkers lost to aids. in a speech, rivera said that ramsauer “wanted society to know the discrimination and negative publicity that has allowed this disease a mortal head start.”
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the summer of 1983 saw a number of vigils and commemorative events, organized by people with aids and those at highest risk, honoring victims of the epidemic. although the time period is often overshadowed by the more militant activism of the late 1980s, this era—during which a community grappled with, and organized around, a government’s murderous inaction—made possible the radical street activism that exploded in the years to come.
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we discuss the profound activism of the early years of the epidemic in our book, “we are everywhere: protest, power, and pride in the history of q***r liberation.” #lgbthistory #haveprideinhistory #neverforget #neveragain #kenramsauer #resist

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