The History Project at Pride, 1980
LGBTQ Freedom Trail Tours
This June, The History Project is offering walking tours that follow the first Pride March's route and tell the stories of the community groups, individuals, and issues related to the route.
Tours meet at 79 Broadway, outside Jacques' Cabaret, take approximately 1.5 hours, and go on as scheduled, rain or shine.
Tickets available in person, but advance ticketing is suggested.
Tickets and more information here.
What's with the yellow neckerchiefs?
THP marchers in 1980 cheekily decided to pay homage to the disappearing hanky code.
Hanky code description, courtesy of The Boston Eagle
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Watch clips from interviews in
the Boston Deejay Project We're collecting in LGBT clubs in the Boston area, past and present. We put the full interviews into our archives and oral histories from deejays present parts of them on YouTube. If you are or were a DJ in Boston's gay clubs - at any point in time - and would like to sit down with The History Project, please email Tony.
Boston deejay Val Bernasconi talks about drug use in 1970s gay clubs, the legendary Carol Mitro and her store, Vinyl Connection, his first reaction to It's Raining Men, and much more!
The History Project: Calendar
The History Project is a volunteer-driven organization
focused on several important initiatives:
Conducting research on lesbians, gay men,
bisexuals, and transgenders in Massachusetts
Preserving the documentary record of that
community's social and historical contributions
Providing a forum for educating the general
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