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This collection of photos depicts a protest at the White House in 1965

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This graph shows what percentage of the total population for each state self identities as LGBT. Individuals were polled during a study conducted by the Gallup Politics Polls in 2012, and the question was, "Do you personally identify as lesbian, gay,…

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This handout was written to inform the citizens of DC why LGBT people of the Mattachine Society were picketing the White House

A passage from "Gay, Proud, and Healthy", a statement regarding the psychiatric profession and it's relationship with the LGBT community.

Frank Kameny sent out a letter of introduction on behalf of The Mattachine Society to many congressmen, hoping to form some sort of relationship in support of the organization. Unfortunately, in this letter that he received back from Congressman…

This document is a letter that was written on behalf of The Mattachine Society of Washington DC as a whole, by Frank Kameny, describing the purpose of the organization and outlining its goals. He is requesting that the government change its policies…

This is the first page of the Kameny's testimony in court on the case of the Dowdy Bill, which was designed to outline the Mattachine Society of DC. In this document, Kameny defneds the Mattachine Society and clearly outlines what the organization…

This letter was written by James T. Clark, the secretary for the House of Representatives, requesting that Kameny come and testify on the Dowdy Bill, which was proposed in an attempt to outlaw the Mattachine Society of Washington D.C.

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This is a letter that Frank Kameny wrote to Senator Sam J. Ervin about the rights of LGBT people in the government. Kameny wrote a lot of different letters such as this one to discuss the place of homosexuals in government jobs after he was fired for…

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This is a publication created by the Mattachine Society of DC
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