Gay Rights in San Jose I

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KQED News report by Randy Shilts from September 4th 1979 on controversy surrounding gay civil rights in San Jose and the freedom of gay people to worship openly in churches there. Includes interviews with a woman fired from her job simply because her room mate was a lesbian activist and a spokeswoman who places the issues raised in this report into a wider social context: "There is a trend [in society] towards freedom. People exploring other modes of living. Modes which are not necessarily immoral ... Not everyone has the same moral standards."

Originally aired on
KQED
Date aired
9/4/1979
Recording medium
16mm color co-magnetic sound film
2:38
Rights for this video belong to
NCPB/KQED
Type of material
archival news film
Identifier
KQN 3340-1
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2144

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