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Up With Chris Hayes – 5.12.12

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Role of Lesbians in the 1979 and 1987 Marches on Washington – Article from University of Michigan

This is from the excellent web site Lesbian History constructed by historian Esther Newton at the University of Michigan. The site contains many excellent articles. The Role of Lesbians in the 1979 and 1987 Marches on Washington for Lesbian and Gay Rights by Jean E. Balestrery The year 1979 witnessed the first historic national political “March on Washington for Lesbian and Gay Rights” (1979 Official Souvenir Program). Since 1979, there have been three similar ensuing Marches on Washington for civil rights of the broader, more inclusive LGBT community, notably in 1987, 1993 and 2000. Utilizing a semiotic framework, this paper explores the role of lesbians in the 1979 and 1987 [...]