Rudy Grillo Moving Image #9C [NYC Council Hearing – Gay Rights Bill Intro #2, March 11, 1986 – WNYC TV]



Rudy Grillo Moving Image #9C [NYC Council Hearing – Gay Rights Bill Intro #2, March 11, 1986 – WNYC TV]




New York City Council Hearing of the Gay Rights Bill Intro #2. The bill was introduced to ban discrimination in New York City on the basis of sexual orientation in housing, employment, and public accommodations. The bill was eventually passed on March 21, 1986.
Originally broadcasted on March 11, 1986 on WNYC TV, hosted by Ken Auletta.
Third/ last of three videos depicting the City Council Hearing, led by City Council Chairman, Samuel Horwitz.

Slight audio/visual distortion.
Runtime: 01:11:00

Video segments depict:
(00:00:00) Continued WNYC Ken Auletta interview with Councilman Noach Dear;
(00:05:37) Speech by unknown Christian woman.
(00:07:52) Speech from Dr. Damien Martin, Co-founder and Executive Director of the Institute of the Protection of Lesbian and Gay Youth;
(00:12:01) Speech from Mary Goodhill;
(00:17:10) Speech from Frederick A.O Schwartz, Jr, representing Corporation Council, question from Councilman Noach Dear;
(00:24:37) WNYC Ken Auletta pausing for a commercial break;
(00:25:02) Commercial break;
(00:27:17) Returning to hearing mid-speech from unknown male speaker;
(00:28:09) Speech from Pam Eiilum, representing Lesbians in City Government;
(00:31:15) Speech from Joseph Friedman;
(00:35:47) Speech from Rabbi Robert Goldberg;
(00:47:17) Speech from Reverend Robert Davidson ( audio overlay of commentary from WNYC, Ken Auletta);
(00:48:39) WNYC Ken Auletta interviews Herbert Berman, Councilman;
(00:51:53) Miid- speech of unknown Christian woman speaker;
(00:54:38) Speech from Pastor Jesse Lee, of Neighborhood Church in Greenwich Village;
(00:59:15) Speech from Bishop Paul Moore, question from Councilman Noach Dear;
(01:05:31) Speech from Herbert McKay, representing a Bronx community;
(01:07:27) Conclusions from WNYC, Ken Auletta;
(01:08:43) Closing credits;
(01:11:00) End of footage.


Gay rights
Sexual orientation
Legislative bodies
Civil rights
Human rights
Religious institutions
Lesbian community
Gay community
New York City (N.Y.)
Public-access Television
Gay liberation movement
Nineteen eighties


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