Bil Browning

Smithsonian exhibits historic gay rights picket signs

Filed By Bil Browning | September 09, 2007 8:49 AM | comments

Filed in: You Gotta See This
Tags: gay history, LGBT civil rights, LGBT history, museum, protests, Smithsonian

Gay Americans picketed the White House in 1965. The Smithsonian Institution is now displaying their historic pickets.

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The big corner Google ad when I pulled up this page says Faith Matters --

I have no problem with the probability that it cost them money when I clicked through to see that it is a matchmaking/dating site for Catholics, and I know how important ad revenue is... but it's unnerving to be greeted by a promoter of discrimination here.