This collection is composed of organizational minutes and subcommittee reports from regular meetings of the Christopher Street Liberation Day Committee. The records span from 1982 to 1984 and illustrate the planning process of New York City’s annual Gay Pride March. Included also is material from the 1983 Pride Coordinators Conference held in San Diego. There is also a copy of the CSLDC Constitution. Related collections in the archive are 003 and a folder in the vertical file.
Christopher Street Liberation Day Committee, 1973-1986
The Christopher Street Liberation Day Committee records primarily consist of organizational correspondence and minutes of meetings spanning the years 1977-1982, reflecting the Committee's relationship to city officials and other civic organizations.
Clippings, news releases, flyers, newsletters, event calendars, articles, correspondence, photographs, negatives, organizational lists, meeting minutes, reports, and other material documenting the activity of the Christopher StreetLiberation Day Committee (CSLDC), 1970-1985. The Committee organized the first gay pride events in New York in 1970 to commemorate the Stonewall Riots of 1969. Many photographs of the pride parade may be found in folders dated1971-1973.
Gay Activists Alliance Records, 1970-1983
The Gay Activists Alliance was founded in New York City in 1969 as a militant, non-violent organization dedicated exclusively to the attainment of civil and social rights for gays. The records (1970-83) reflect the activities of a homophile organization of New York City which was dedicated to the achievement of civil rights for gays through militant, non-violent means and which became a leader in the gay liberation movement during its more militant phase following the Stonewall Riots of 1969.
Gay Activists Alliance, 1969-1998
Constitution and bylaws, correspondence, committee structure and reports, along with newspapers, informational pamphlets, fliers, lists of gay and lesbian organizations, photographs, and clippings of the Gay Activists Alliance (GAA), New York. The GAA sought to avoid internal conflict by democratically electing an executive committee and to avoid entangling alliances by focusing on gay and lesbian rights issues. The organization utilized coordinated non-violent confrontational actions in the attempt to leverage the power of the straight and gay press to increase the awareness of gay and lesbian civil rights issues, 1969-1981.
This map is a visualization of the local haunts and sponsors from the world of the Gay Morning America public access television program. Many of these businesses have faded from memory, casualties of gentrification, though some, like The Monster and the Village Apothecary, remain pillars of the gay community. The goal of this map is to show this cluster of local businesses and to give context to the cabaret and piano bar culture of the West Village in the 1980s that shaped Gay Morning America.
Rudy Grillo Sound Recordings, 1970-1989
The Rudy Grillo Sound Recordings consist of 56 audiotapes and papers relating to Grillo's work as a producer for WBAI-FM, a listener-supported radio station in New York City.