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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 is a photo of Lige Clark was a civilian who worked in the Office of the Army chief of staff, protesting The White House for LGBT Rights. Clarke and other picketers wore sunglasses to mask their identity.

In 1971, Dr. Kameny became the first openly homosexual candidate for the US Congress when he ran in the District of Columbia's first election for a non-voting delegate to Congress.


This document was created by the Mattachine Society of Washington Dc, and it was a comprehensive guide on how to picket effectively, professionally, and without risk of getting in trouble with the law enforcement

One of the buttons used to protest for LGBT Rights in DC

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This is one of the buttons used to protest for LGBT Rights in DC

This is one the buttons used to protest for LGBT Rights in DC

A button used to protest and raised awareness for LGBT Rights

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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…

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…
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