Gay Liberation button

Title

Gay Liberation button

Subject

Gay Liberation

Description

Against a black field, this button shows two pink male astrological symbols side-by-side, symbolizing male homosexuality. This button represented the gay liberation movement and its mobilization in the post-Stonewall (1969) era. An important part of the emerging gay liberation movement was a heightened public profile for gays and lesbians, as well as various public expressions of gay pride.

Creator

unknown

Source

Roz Payne

Publisher

Center for Digital Research in the Humanities, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Date

ca. 1969

Format

Button

Type

Physical Object

Collection

Citation

unknown, “Gay Liberation button,” Roz Payne Sixties Archive, accessed December 5, 2021, https://rozsixties.unl.edu/items/show/267.

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