Gay Freedom Parade, 1977

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KQED News report by Randy Shilts from June 27th 1977 featuring San Francisco's Gay Freedom Parade. Includes scenes of crowds marching and dancing in the parade and also a brief interview with San Francisco's Mayor George Moscone, who states that political support from the gay community is always welcome.

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archival news film
16mm color co-magnetic sound film
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KQN 2863

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I was at this event. On June  or 8,1977, from Polk ST., Castro ST., we gay people marched to Union Square in the evening to protest The Florida passage of ANITA Bryant' s anti-gay measure. MALE GAYS organized the event, and I, a lesbian-feminist activist was invited to the platform, given the microphone and spoke for several minutes and was cheered. Leaving the stage, I was asked, by television camera and microphone wielding folks, questions, to which I replied. I AM LOOKING FOR ANY ARCHIVAL FOOTAGE OF THAT EVENT. Thank you, Victoria E. HAMMOND

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