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Gay Era (Lancaster, PA) - June 1976
June 1976

The Gay Era was a newspaper that reported news of interest from around the United States, with a specific focus on the news surrounding the gay community in Central PA, and provided a central forum for gay communities that were spread out across...

Northeast Pennsylvania Gay Alliance (NEPGA) Newsletter - June 1976
June 1976

Founded in the early 1970’s, Northeast Pennsylvania Gay Alliance (NEPGA) was a major LGBTQ+ group in northeast Pennsylvania. The newsletter was used to relay monthly meeting minutes and upcoming events.

PA Rural Gay Caucus at Philadelphia Gay Pride Parade, photo 2 - 1976
1976

Photograph of members of PA Rural Gay Caucus with their banner at the 1976 Philadelphia Gay Pride Parade. Identified members from left to right: Aaron Spicher (with the Dignity Banner), Joe Burns, Richard Hoffman (with GCS Berks Banner), Sam...

PA Rural Gay Caucus at Philadelphia Pride Parade, photo 1 - 1976
1976

Photograph of members of PA Rural Gay Caucus with their banner at the 1976 Philadelphia Gay Pride Parade. Identified people from left to right: Richard Hoffman (with GSC Berks flag), Joe Burns, Jerry Brennan, and Sam Deetz. Photograph by Bari Lee...

PA Rural Gay Caucus statement on Gay Pride Week Proclamation - 1976
1976

Statement proposed by Joseph W. Burns in representation of the PA Rural Gay Caucus against the PA House of Representatives for rejecting Governor Shapp's Proclamation of Gay Pride Week, June 12 -19, 1976.

PA Rural Gay Caucus Statistics Report - June 1976
June 1976

The Pennsylvania Rural Gay Caucus was “an association of interested individuals and groups, formed with the objective of promulgating the concerns and freedoms of gay people and all sexual minorities.” The report was used as a type of newsletter...

Identifying the Rural Gay Caucus - June 5, 1976
June 5, 1976

The Pennsylvania Rural Gay Caucus was “an association of interested individuals and groups, formed with the objective of promulgating the concerns and freedoms of gay people and all sexual minorities.”

In this flier, the Rural Gay Caucus...

PA Rural Gay Caucus Memo - June 8, 1976
June 8, 1976

The Pennsylvania Rural Gay Caucus was “an association of interested individuals and groups, formed with the objective of promulgating the concerns and freedoms of gay people and all sexual minorities.” The report was used as a type of newsletter...

PA Rural Gay Caucus Legislative Committee and Governor’s Council on Sexual Minorities Joint Meeting Minutes - June 12, 1976
June 12, 1976

The Pennsylvania Rural Gay Caucus was “an association of interested individuals and groups, formed with the objective of promulgating the concerns and freedoms of gay people and all sexual minorities.”

In this report, the PA Rural Gay...

PA Rural Gay Caucus Memo - June 20, 1976
June 20, 1976

The Pennsylvania Rural Gay Caucus was “an association of interested individuals and groups, formed with the objective of promulgating the concerns and freedoms of gay people and all sexual minorities.” The report was used as a type of newsletter...

PA Rural Gay Caucus Memo - June 22, 1976
June 22, 1976

The Pennsylvania Rural Gay Caucus was “an association of interested individuals and groups, formed with the objective of promulgating the concerns and freedoms of gay people and all sexual minorities.” The report was used as a type of newsletter...

Steering Committee Meeting Minutes - June 25, 1976
June 25, 1976

The Pennsylvania Governor’s Council for Sexual Minorites was an officially appointed advisory committee created by Governor Milton J. Shapp in 1976. Governor Shapp, by executive order, declared that all executive branch offices and services were...

Gay Coordinating Society of Berks County, Reading (GCS Berks) - July 1976
1976

Founded in December of 1974, the Gay Coordinating Society of Berks County, Reading, PA (GCS Berks) was a LGBTQ+ activist organization in the Berks County area and a fundamental part of the Pennsylvania Rural Gay Caucus. The...

Gay Era (Lancaster, PA) - July 1976
July 1976

The Gay Era was a newspaper that reported news of interest from around the United States, with a specific focus on the news surrounding the gay community in Central PA, and provided a central forum for gay communities that were...

PA Rural Gay Caucus Legislative Committee Meeting Notice - July 10, 1976
July 10, 1976

The Pennsylvania Rural Gay Caucus was “an association of interested individuals and groups, formed with the objective of promulgating the concerns and freedoms of gay people and all sexual minorities.” The report was used as a type of newsletter...

PA Rural Gay Caucus Letter - July 22, 1976
July 22, 1976

The Pennsylvania Rural Gay Caucus was “an association of interested individuals and groups, formed with the objective of promulgating the concerns and freedoms of gay people and all sexual minorities.”

In this letter, the Caucus informs...

PA Rural Gay Caucus Press Release - July 22, 1976
July 22, 1976

The Pennsylvania Rural Gay Caucus was "an association of interested individuals and groups, formed with the objective of promulgating the concerns and freedoms of gay people and all sexual minorities." In this press release, the Caucus explained...

PA Rural Gay Caucus Report - August 1976
August 1976

The Pennsylvania Rural Gay Caucus is an association of interested individuals and groups, formed with the objective of promulgating the concerns and freedoms of gay people and all sexual minorities. The newsletter was used as outreach to the...

PA Rural Gay Caucus Feedback Form - August 11, 1976
August 11, 1976

The Pennsylvania Rural Gay Caucus was “an association of interested individuals and groups, formed with the objective of promulgating the concerns and freedoms of gay people and all sexual minorities.”

Feedback form created to get...

PA Rural Gay Caucus Legislative Committee Letter - August 11, 1976
August 11, 1976

The Pennsylvania Rural Gay Caucus was “an association of interested individuals and groups, formed with the objective of promulgating the concerns and freedoms of gay people and all sexual minorities.”

This letter was written by Barry Lace...

Corrections Subcommittee Newsletter - August 12, 1976
August 12, 1976

The Pennsylvania Governor’s Council for Sexual Minorites was an officially appointed advisory committee created by Governor Milton J. Shapp in 1976. Governor Shapp, by executive order, declared that all executive branch offices and services were...

Northeast Pennsylvania Gay Alliance (NEPGA) Newsletter - September 1976
September 1976

Founded in the early 1970’s, Northeast Pennsylvania Gay Alliance (NEPGA) was a major LGBTQ+ group in northeast Pennsylvania. The newsletter was used to relay monthly meeting minutes and upcoming events.

PA Rural Gay Caucus Letter - September 20, 1976
September 20, 1976

The Pennsylvania Rural Gay Caucus was “an association of interested individuals and groups, formed with the objective of promulgating the concerns and freedoms of gay people and all sexual minorities.”

In this letter, Barry Lace encourages...

Gay Era (Lancaster, PA) - October 1976
October 1976

The Gay Era was a newspaper that reported news of interest from around the United States, with a specific focus on the news surrounding the gay community in Central PA, and provided a central forum for gay communities that were spread out across...

PA Rural Gay Caucus Letter - circa October 1976
circa October 1976

The Pennsylvania Rural Gay Caucus was “an association of interested individuals and groups, formed with the objective of promulgating the concerns and freedoms of gay people and all sexual minorities.”

In this letter, Lehigh Valley...

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